Lucius Verus

130 - 169

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Lucius Aurelius Verus (15 December 130 – January/February 169) was Roman emperor from 161 until his death in 169, alongside his adoptive brother Marcus Aurelius. He was a member of the Nerva–Antonine dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucius Verus has received more than 1,615,106 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Lucius Verus is the 520th most popular politician (down from 477th in 2019), the 259th most popular biography from Italy (down from 227th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Italian Politician.

Lucius Verus was most famous for being a co-emperor with Marcus Aurelius.

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Among politicians, Lucius Verus ranks 520 out of 19,576Before him are Christina, Queen of Sweden, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Dilma Rousseff, Margaret I of Denmark, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, and Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Robert Schuman, Louis I of Hungary, Valerian, Zhou Enlai, Frederick William I of Prussia, and Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 130, Lucius Verus ranks 1After him are Irenaeus, Avidius Cassius, Vologases V, and Tiberius Claudius Pompeianus. Among people deceased in 169, Lucius Verus ranks 1After him are Marcus Annius Verus Caesar, and Alypius of Byzantium.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lucius Verus ranks 259 out of 5,161Before him are Luigi Pirandello (1867), Padre Pio (1887), Pope Adrian I (700), Pope Clement XI (1649), Pope Gregory X (1210), and Marie de' Medici (1575). After him are Bernardo Bertolucci (1941), Pope Lucius II (1100), Pope Adeodatus I (570), Pope Celestine V (1215), Giuseppe Meazza (1910), and Pope John XVIII (970).


Among politicians born in Italy, Lucius Verus ranks 38Before him are Scipio Africanus (-235), Vitellius (15), Pompey (-106), Servius Tullius (-600), Otho (32), and Giuseppe Mazzini (1805). After him are Umberto II of Italy (1904), Pertinax (126), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), Valentinian III (419), Didius Julianus (133), and Umberto I of Italy (1844).