Irene of Athens

752 - 803

Irene of Athens

Irene of Athens (c. 752 – 9 August 803), also known as Irene Sarantapechaina, was Byzantine empress consort by marriage to Leo IV from 775 to 780, regent during the minority of her son Constantine VI from 780 until 790, co-regent from 792 until 797, and finally sole ruler and first empress regnant of the Byzantine Empire from 797 to 802. A member of the politically prominent Sarantapechos family, she was selected as Leo IV's bride for unknown reasons in 768. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irene of Athens has received more than 462,769 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 462nd most popular politician.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among politicians, Irene of Athens ranks 458 out of 14,801Before her are Patrice Lumumba, Sukarno, Mahidevran, Constantius Chlorus, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, and Fulgencio Batista. After her are Robert the Bruce, Lavrentiy Beria, Mustafa IV, Manuel I of Portugal, Louis VIII of France, and Mahmoud Abbas.

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Among people born in 752, Irene of Athens ranks 1 Among people deceased in 803, Irene of Athens ranks 1After her is Kardam of Bulgaria.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Irene of Athens ranks 45 out of 698Before her are Solon (-638), Pindar (-517), Menander (-342), Xanthippe (-500), Praxiteles (-395), and Theophrastus (-371). After her are Gorgias (-483), Draco (-650), Antisthenes (-445), Polykleitos (-450), Miltiades (-540), and Peleus (null).


Among politicians born in Greece, Irene of Athens ranks 13Before her are Leonidas I (-540), Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha (1493), Cleisthenes (-565), Alcibiades (-450), Solon (-638), and Xanthippe (-500). After her are Peleus (null), Lycurgus of Sparta (-800), Constantine II of Greece (1940), Epaminondas (-418), Andromache (null), and Constantine I of Greece (1868).

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