Isaac II Angelos

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Isaac II Angelos (Greek: Ἰσαάκιος Κομνηνός Ἄγγελος, Isaakios Komnenos Angelos; September 1156 – January 1204) was Byzantine Emperor from 1185 to 1195, and again from 1203 to 1204. His father Andronikos Doukas Angelos was a military leader in Asia Minor (c. 1122 – aft. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isaac II Angelos has received more than 387,148 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Isaac II Angelos is the 1,076th most popular politician (down from 902nd in 2019), the 165th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 136th in 2019) and the 90th most popular Turkish Politician.

Isaac II Angelos was the Byzantine emperor from 1185 to 1195. He is most famous for being the emperor who was overthrown by the Fourth Crusade in 1204.

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Among politicians, Isaac II Angelos ranks 1,076 out of 15,710Before him are Octavia the Younger, Li Si, Andrew Johnson, Clement Attlee, Xuande Emperor, and Baldur von Schirach. After him are Robert I of France, Empress Gi, Pierre Laval, Chongzhen Emperor, James A. Garfield, and Rama.

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Among people born in 1155, Isaac II Angelos ranks 1After him are Alfonso VIII of Castile, Niketas Choniates, Benkei, Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, Henry the Young King, Ottokar I of Bohemia, Kilij Arslan II, Peter II of Courtenay, Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus, Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia, and Euphrosyne Doukaina Kamatera. Among people deceased in 1204, Isaac II Angelos ranks 3Before him are Maimonides and Eleanor of Aquitaine. After him are Alexios IV Angelos, Alexios V Doukas, Emeric, King of Hungary, Haakon III of Norway, Nicholas Kanabos, Ban Kulin, Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji, Guttorm of Norway, and Suleiman II.

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Among people born in Turkey, Isaac II Angelos ranks 165 out of 1,128Before him are Andronikos I Komnenos (1118), Maurice (539), Ammianus Marcellinus (330), Clement of Ohrid (840), Proclus (412), and Maximus the Confessor (580). After him are Theodore of Amasea (300), John II Komnenos (1087), Theodora Porphyrogenita (984), Pope John VII (650), Abdullah Gül (1950), and Michael VII Doukas (1050).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Isaac II Angelos ranks 90Before him are Michael III (840), Mausolus (-410), Constantine IV (652), Nabonidus (-555), Andronikos I Komnenos (1118), and Maurice (539). After him are John II Komnenos (1087), Theodora Porphyrogenita (984), Abdullah Gül (1950), Michael VII Doukas (1050), Süleyman Demirel (1924), and Şehzade Cihangir (1531).