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Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius (c. 283 – 28 October 312) was a Roman emperor, who reigned from 306 until his death in 312. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maxentius has received more than 617,360 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. Maxentius is the 805th most popular politician (down from 732nd in 2019).

Maxentius was a Roman Emperor who was in power from 306-312. He is most famous for being the son of Maximianus, who was the co-emperor of Rome with Diocletian.

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Among politicians, Maxentius ranks 805 out of 15,710Before him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Dick Cheney, Ivan VI of Russia, Nur ad-Din, Gordian III, and Scipio Aemilianus. After him are Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, Thutmose II, Aldo Moro, Mary, Queen of Hungary, Charles II of England, and Frederick VIII of Denmark.

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Among people born in 278, Maxentius ranks 1 Among people deceased in 312, Maxentius ranks 1After him are Lucian of Antioch and Valeria Maximilla.

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