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John the Cappadocian

490 - 548

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John the Cappadocian (Greek: Ἰωάννης ὁ Καππαδόκης) (fl. 530s, living 548) was a praetorian prefect of the East (532–541) in the Byzantine Empire under Emperor Justinian I (r. 527–565). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John the Cappadocian has received more than 88,901 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John the Cappadocian is the 9,233rd most popular politician (down from 8,807th in 2019), the 761st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 738th in 2019) and the 359th most popular Turkish Politician.

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Among politicians, John the Cappadocian ranks 9,233 out of 15,577Before him are Marie Eleonore of Cleves, Louis Lachenal, Baghdadi Mahmudi, Jay Rockefeller, Nicholas Orsini, and Arturo Alessandri. After him are Pierre Séguier, Maurice Hilleman, Mehmed Fuad Pasha, Frederick V, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Tullio Serafin, and Antoine Pinay.

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Among people born in 490, John the Cappadocian ranks 8Before him are Bumin Qaghan, Pope Agapetus I, Romanos the Melodist, Simplicius of Cilicia, John Philoponus, and John the Lydian. After him is Urien. Among people deceased in 548, John the Cappadocian ranks 4Before him are Theodora, Theudebert I, and Theudis.

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Among people born in Turkey, John the Cappadocian ranks 761 out of 1,301Before him are Amykos (null), Burak Özçivit (1984), Justinian (525), Bardas Phokas the Younger (940), Ahmet Ertegun (1923), and Halil Kut (1882). After him are Mehmed Fuad Pasha (1814), Timotheus of Miletus (-450), Bion of Smyrna (-300), Şükrü Saracoğlu (1887), Gessius Florus (100), and Demetrios Ypsilantis (1793).


Among politicians born in Turkey, John the Cappadocian ranks 359Before him are Ariadne (null), Assaracus (null), John II of Trebizond (1262), Galla (374), Amykos (null), and Halil Kut (1882). After him are Mehmed Fuad Pasha (1814), Şükrü Saracoğlu (1887), Gessius Florus (100), Constantine Ypsilantis (1760), Sarduri I (-900), and Missak Manouchian (1906).