396 - 457


Marcian (; Latin: Flavius Marcianus Augustus; Greek: Μαρκιανός; c. 392 – 26 January 457) was the Eastern Roman Emperor from 450 to 457. Very little of his life before becoming emperor is known, other than that he was a domesticus (personal assistant) who served under Ardabur and his son Aspar for fifteen years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcian has received more than 239,742 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 752nd most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 240k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Marcians by language


Among POLITICIANS, Marcian ranks 752 out of 14,801Before him are Pedro I of Brazil, Andromache, John the Fearless, John III of Sweden, Turgut Özal, and Manuel II Palaiologos. After him are Ecgberht, King of Wessex, Artemisia I of Caria, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Anastasius I Dicorus, Vlad II Dracul, and Aurangzeb.

Most Popular POLITICIANS in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 396, Marcian ranks 1After him is Petronius Maximus. Among people deceased in 457, Marcian ranks 2Before him is Merovech. After him are Avitus, Yazdegerd II, Pelagia, and Aioulf.

Others Born in 396

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 457

Go to all Rankings

In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Marcian ranks 13 out of 221Before him are Flavius Aetius (390), Belisarius (505), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Maximinus Thrax (173), and Phocas (547). After him are Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Diogenes of Apollonia (-460), Julia Kristeva (1941), Talaat Pasha (1874), and Saint Naum (830).