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Leo Phokas the Younger

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Leo Phokas or Phocas (Greek: Λέων Φωκᾶς, c. 915–920 – after 971) was a prominent Byzantine general who scored a number of successes in the eastern frontier in the mid-10th century alongside his older brother, the Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas. He served as chief minister during his brother's reign, but was dismissed and imprisoned by his successor, John Tzimiskes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo Phokas the Younger has received more than 58,898 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Leo Phokas the Younger is the 1,463rd most popular military personnel (down from 1,206th in 2019).

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Among military personnels, Leo Phokas the Younger ranks 1,463 out of 1,468Before him are Billy Bishop, Richard Bong, Billy Mitchell, Frederick Browning, Hyman G. Rickover, and Richmond K. Turner. After him are Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford, Abu Ali al-Anbari, Harry Patch, Natalya Kovshova, Stefan Toshev, and Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans.

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Among people born in 915, Leo Phokas the Younger ranks 6Before him are Al-Hakam II, Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Al-Mutanabbi, Burchard III, Duke of Swabia, and Conrad I, Duke of Swabia.

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