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Publius Septimius Geta ( GHET-ə; 7 March 189 – 26 December 211) was Roman emperor with his father Septimius Severus and older brother Caracalla from 209, when he was named Augustus like his brother, who had held the title from 198. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geta has received more than 103,780 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Geta is the 765th most popular politician (down from 749th in 2019), the 330th most popular biography from Italy (up from 334th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Italian Politician.

A geta is a traditional Japanese footwear, consisting of a wooden sole and a thong that passes between the big toe and the others.

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Among politicians, Geta ranks 765 out of 15,577Before him are Conrad III of Germany, Andrew Jackson, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor, John I of France, Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, and William I of the Netherlands. After him are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Alexandra of Denmark, Antiochus III the Great, Vasili IV of Russia, Merovech, and Queen Seondeok of Silla.

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Among people born in 189, Geta ranks 1 Among people deceased in 211, Geta ranks 2Before him is Septimius Severus. After him is Aemilius Papinianus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Geta ranks 330 out of 4,668Before him are Antonio Meucci (1808), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696), Duccio (1255), Pope Sylvester III (1000), Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378), and Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1625). After him are Reinhold Messner (1944), Pope Paul I (700), Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), Lucky Luciano (1897), Pope Paschal II (1050), and Roger II of Sicily (1095).


Among politicians born in Italy, Geta ranks 54Before him are Gaius Cassius Longinus (-87), Aldo Moro (1916), Enrico Dandolo (1107), Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751), Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519), and Umberto I of Italy (1844). After him are Roger II of Sicily (1095), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Ancus Marcius (-675), Gordian III (225), Pietro Badoglio (1871), and Cato the Younger (-95).