Hormizd I

250 - 273

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Hormizd-Ardashir, better known by his dynastic name of Hormizd I (also spelled Hormozd I or Ohrmazd I; Middle Persian: 𐭠𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭬𐭦𐭣), was the third Sasanian King of Kings (shahanshah) of Iran, who ruled from May 270 to June 271. He was the third-born son of Shapur I (r. 240–270), under whom he was governor-king of Armenia, and also took part in his father's wars against the Roman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hormizd I has received more than 102,127 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Hormizd I is the 2,808th most popular politician (up from 2,908th in 2019), the 939th most popular biography from Italy (up from 992nd in 2019) and the 200th most popular Politician.

Hormizd I was the founder of the Sassanian dynasty in Persia. He is most famous for his military campaigns against Rome.

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Among politicians, Hormizd I ranks 2,808 out of 15,577Before him are Antonín Novotný, Gotse Delchev, Anna Leopoldovna, Sigebert III, Władysław Anders, and Cao Fang. After him are Joan II, Countess of Burgundy, Uriah the Hittite, Khasekhemwy, Demetrius II Nicator, Emperor Qianshao of Han, and Juba I of Numidia.

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Among people born in 250, Hormizd I ranks 13Before him are Pope Miltiades, Pope Caius, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Pope Marcellinus, Carinus, and Pope Eusebius. After him are Postumus, Heliodorus of Emesa, Bahram I, Tetricus I, Bahram II, and Donatus Magnus. Among people deceased in 273, Hormizd I ranks 2Before him is Saint Valentine. After him are Vaballathus and Cassius Longinus.

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Among people born in Italy, Hormizd I ranks 939 out of 4,668Before him are Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Antipope Clement III (1025), Mina (1940), Roger de Flor (1267), John Singer Sargent (1856), and Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667). After him are Sextus Pompey (-67), Italo Svevo (1861), Baldassare Peruzzi (1481), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), and Francesco Guicciardini (1483).


Among politicians born in Italy, Hormizd I ranks 200Before him are Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1843), Odilo Globočnik (1904), Nero Julius Caesar (6), Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans (1371), Fausta (289), and David Sassoli (1956). After him are Guy III of Spoleto (900), Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria (1777), Marcus Atilius Regulus (-299), Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1562), Ildibad (450), and Justa Grata Honoria (417).