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Galerius Valerius Maximianus (; Greek: Γαλέριος; c. 258 – May 311) was Roman emperor from 305 to 311. During his reign he campaigned, aided by Diocletian, against the Sasanian Empire, sacking their capital Ctesiphon in 299. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galerius has received more than 843,176 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Galerius is the 556th most popular politician (down from 397th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 5th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Galerius was the emperor of the eastern Roman Empire from 305 to 311. He is most famous for his edict of toleration, which granted religious freedom to Christians, Jews, and other religions.

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Among politicians, Galerius ranks 556 out of 15,577Before him are Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Józef Piłsudski, Stephen Báthory, Ay, Valentinian III, and Musa I of Mali. After him are Louis I of Hungary, Robert Schuman, Władysław IV Vasa, Yaroslav the Wise, Frederick William III of Prussia, and Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib.

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Among people born in 250, Galerius ranks 2Before him is Helena. After him are Constantius Chlorus, Saint Maurice, Lactantius, Saint Florian, Pope Miltiades, Pope Caius, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Pope Marcellinus, Carinus, and Pope Eusebius. Among people deceased in 311, Galerius ranks 2Before him is Diocletian. After him are Dorothea of Caesarea, Pope Peter I of Alexandria, and Methodius of Olympus.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Galerius ranks 6 out of 372Before him are Aesop (-620), Ahmed III (1673), Flavius Aetius (390), Elias Canetti (1905), and Belisarius (505). After him are Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Galerius ranks 2Before him are Ahmed III (1673). After him are Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Marcian (396), Talaat Pasha (1874), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), and Kubrat (605).