Kaleb of Axum

500 - 540

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Kaleb (Ge'ez: ካሌብ), also known as Saint Elesbaan, was King of Aksum, which was situated in modern-day Eritrea and Ethiopia. Procopius calls him "Hellestheaeus", a variant of Koinē Greek: Ελεσβόάς version of his regnal name, Ge'ez: እለ አጽብሐ, romanized: ʾƎllä ʾAṣbəḥa (Histories, 1.20). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaleb of Axum has received more than 173,468 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Kaleb of Axum is the 6,994th most popular politician (up from 7,042nd in 2019).

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  • 20

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  • 5.51

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  • 2.38

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Among politicians, Kaleb of Axum ranks 6,994 out of 15,710Before him are Sophia of Halshany, Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte, Emperor Fei of Jin, Martin Rees, Titu Cusi, and Khaleda Zia. After him are Thusnelda, Phaedon Gizikis, Bernhard Schmidt, Wang Hongwen, Nicholas Murray Butler, and Tugay Bey.

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Among people born in 500, Kaleb of Axum ranks 28Before him are Rechiar, Wacho, Euphemia, Gildas, Sigobert the Lame, and Godomar II. After him are Ælle of Sussex, Theodoric Strabo, Agathangelos, Peter the Patrician, Clotilde, and Tato. Among people deceased in 540, Kaleb of Axum ranks 5Before him are Bodhidharma, Wacho, Dignāga, and Barsanuphius. After him is Amalaberga.

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