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Marcian

396 - 457

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Marcian (; Latin: Marcianus; Greek: Μαρκιανός Markianos; c. 392 – 27 January 457) was Roman emperor of the East 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 the commanders Ardabur and his son Aspar for fifteen years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcian has received more than 587,182 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Marcian is the 1,202nd most popular politician (down from 880th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 12th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Marcian was most famous for being the first emperor of Rome.

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  • 68.34

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  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Marcian ranks 1,202 out of 15,577Before him are Cleopatra II of Egypt, Romanos III Argyros, Suleyman Shah, Karl Haushofer, Francesco I Sforza, and Harold Macmillan. After him are Valdemar I of Denmark, Emperor Ninkō, Emperor Taizu of Song, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, John II Komnenos, and Sandra Mason.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Marcian ranks 13 out of 372Before him are Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864). After him are Diogenes of Apollonia (-460), Julia Kristeva (1941), Talaat Pasha (1874), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), and Saint Naum (830).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Marcian ranks 9Before him are Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864). After him are Talaat Pasha (1874), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Tiberius II Constantine (520), and Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168).