Gordian II

190 - 238

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Gordian II (Latin: Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus; c. 192 – April 238) was Roman emperor with his father Gordian I in 238 AD, the Year of the Six Emperors. Seeking to overthrow Maximinus Thrax, he died in battle outside Carthage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordian II has received more than 261,518 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Gordian II is the 1,310th most popular politician (up from 2,911th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 21st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Tunisian Politician.

Gordian II was most famous for being the Roman emperor from 238 to 244. He was the son of Gordian I and the grandson of Gordian I. In 238, he was appointed co-emperor with his father. After his father's death in 244, he became the sole emperor.

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Among politicians, Gordian II ranks 1,310 out of 19,576Before him are Carloman II, Gustav III of Sweden, Numerian, Stephen, King of England, Constantine IV, and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. After him are Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis I of Spain, Esarhaddon, Talal of Jordan, Ion Iliescu, and Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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Among people born in 190, Gordian II ranks 1After him are Pope Dionysius of Alexandria, Julius Paulus Prudentissimus, Cao Zhang, and Gaius Furius Sabinius Aquila Timesitheus. Among people deceased in 238, Gordian II ranks 4Before him are Gordian I, Maximinus Thrax, and Balbinus. After him are Pupienus, Julius Pollux, and Gaius Julius Verus Maximus.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Gordian II ranks 9 out of 210Before him are Claudia Cardinale (1938), Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Cyprian (200), Habib Bourguiba (1903), and Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936). After him are Hamilcar Barca (-275), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), and Hanno the Navigator (-633).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Gordian II ranks 4Before him are Hannibal (-183), Habib Bourguiba (1903), and Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936). After him are Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Aemilianus (207), Sophonisba (-300), Gunthamund (450), and Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931).