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, 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 208,339 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia. Gordian II is the 2,958th most popular politician (down from 1,127th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 11th in 2019) and the 11th most popular 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 2,958 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Tahmasp II, Justa Grata Honoria, Humbert I, Count of Savoy, Zhang Zuolin, and John Sherman. After him are Thusnelda, Gudrun Burwitz, Taira no Kiyomori, Louise of Lorraine, Sancho Ramírez, and Alfonso IV of Aragon.

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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 5Before him are Maximinus Thrax, Balbinus, Gordian I, and Pupienus. After him are Julius Pollux and Gaius Julius Verus Maximus.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Gordian II ranks 21 out of 179Before him are Fatima al-Fihri (800), Aemilianus (207), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Julia of Corsica (420), Gunthamund (450), and Hasdrubal the Fair (-270). After him are Sophonisba (-300), Macrobius (370), Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941), Hasdrubal Gisco (-300), Moncef Marzouki (1945), and Arnobius (255).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Gordian II ranks 11Before him are Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Aemilianus (207), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Gunthamund (450), and Hasdrubal the Fair (-270). After him are Sophonisba (-300), Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941), Moncef Marzouki (1945), Hanno the Great (-300), Salvius Julianus (115), and Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931).