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Germanus (Greek: Γερμανός; died 550) was an East Roman (Byzantine) general, one of the leading commanders of Emperor Justinian I (r. 527–565). Germanus was Emperor Justinian's cousin, and a member of the ruling dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Germanus has received more than 29,393 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Germanus is the 1,009th most popular military personnel (down from 966th in 2019).

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Among military personnels, Germanus ranks 1,009 out of 1,466Before him are Antonio Maceo Grajales, Vitalian, Quintus Labienus, Pavel Rybalko, Maximilian Fretter-Pico, and Georg von der Marwitz. After him are Artabazos II, Charles-Denis Bourbaki, Davit Bek, Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan, Leosthenes, and Dimitrios Ioannidis.

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Among people born in 505, Germanus ranks 5Before him are Belisarius, Pope Pelagius I, Varāhamihira, and Jacob Baradaeus. After him is Hesychius of Miletus. Among people deceased in 551, Germanus ranks 1After him are Mataswintha and Amalafrid.

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