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Hadrian (; Latin: Caesar Traianus Hadrianus [ˈkae̯s̠ar t̪rajˈjaːnʊs̠ (h)a.d̪riˈjaːnʊs̠]; 24 January 76 – 10 July 138) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138. He was born into a Roman Italo-Hispanic family that settled in Spain from the Italian city of Atri in Picenum. His father was of senatorial rank and was a first cousin of Emperor Trajan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hadrian has received more than 4,457,178 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Hadrian is the 89th most popular politician (up from 90th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Spain (down from 13th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Spanish Politician.

Hadrian was most famous for building a wall in Britain.

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Among politicians, Hadrian ranks 89 out of 15,710Before him are James K. Polk, Henry IV of France, Margaret Thatcher, Heinrich Himmler, Ashoka, and Mary II of England. After him are Tiberius, Darius the Great, Ahmed I, Boris Yeltsin, Philip II of Spain, and Philip II of Macedon.

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Among people born in 76, Hadrian ranks 1 Among people deceased in 138, Hadrian ranks 1After him are Lucius Aelius, Carpocrates, and Marcus Annius Verus.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Hadrian ranks 14 out of 2,595Before him are Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Francisco Franco (1892), Diego Velázquez (1599), Averroes (1126), Hernán Cortés (1485), and Theodosius I (340). After him are Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ignatius of Loyola (1491), Pope Alexander VI (1431), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), and Francisco Pizarro (1478).


Among politicians born in Spain, Hadrian ranks 5Before him are Carles Puigdemont (1962), Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), and Theodosius I (340). After him are Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Joanna of Castile (1479), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), and Charles II of Spain (1661).