Khosrow I

501 - 579

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Khosrow I (also spelled Khosrau, Khusro or Chosroes; Middle Persian: 𐭧𐭥𐭮𐭫𐭥𐭣𐭩; New Persian: خسرو [xosˈroʊ̯]), traditionally known by his epithet of Anushirvan (انوشيروان [ænuːʃi:rˈvɔːn] "the Immortal Soul"), was the Sasanian King of Kings of Iran from 531 to 579. He was the son and successor of Kavad I (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khosrow I has received more than 518,699 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Khosrow I is the 592nd most popular politician (down from 584th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Iran (down from 23rd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Politician.

Khosrow I was the king of Persia from 531-579 AD. He is most famous for his conquest of the Byzantine Empire and his introduction of Zoroastrianism as the state religion.

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Among politicians, Khosrow I ranks 592 out of 15,577Before him are Manuel I Komnenos, Herbert Hoover, Oscar II of Sweden, Frederick William IV of Prussia, Epaminondas, and Shah Jahan. After him are Valens, Darius II, Hans Frank, Ivan III of Russia, Ptolemy XIV of Egypt, and Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.

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Among people born in 501, Khosrow I ranks 1After him are Imru' al-Qais, Stephanus of Byzantium, Pyeongwon of Goguryeo, Daṇḍin, Bharavi, Anwon of Goguryeo, Corippus, Anastasia the Patrician, Áedán mac Gabráin, Adda of Bernicia, and Icel of Mercia. Among people deceased in 579, Khosrow I ranks 1After him are Pope Benedict I and Theodric of Bernicia.

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Among people born in Iran, Khosrow I ranks 28 out of 528Before him are Tahmasp I (1514), Tughril (990), Mansur Al-Hallaj (858), Al-Tabari (839), Nizam al-Mulk (1018), and Abdul Qadir Gilani (1078). After him are Darius II (-475), Ferdowsi (940), Salman the Persian (568), Doris Lessing (1919), Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (1201), and Reza Shah (1878).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Khosrow I ranks 12Before him are Cambyses II (-550), Malik-Shah I (1055), Ali Khamenei (1939), Nader Shah (1688), Tahmasp I (1514), and Nizam al-Mulk (1018). After him are Darius II (-475), Reza Shah (1878), Antiochus III the Great (-241), Ardashir I (180), Shapur I (150), and Farah Pahlavi (1938).