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Michael I Rangabe

770 - 844

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Michael I Rangabé (also spelled Rangabe or Rhangabe; Greek: Μιχαὴλ Ῥαγγαβέ; c. 770 – 11 January 844) was Byzantine emperor from 811 to 813. Michael was the son of the patrician Theophylact Rhangabe, the admiral of the Aegean fleet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael I Rangabe has received more than 217,571 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael I Rangabe is the 1,113th most popular politician (down from 894th in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from Turkey and the 89th most popular Turkish Politician.

Michael I Rangabe was a Byzantine emperor who ruled from 811-813. He is most famous for being a ruler of the Byzantine Empire during the Macedonian dynasty.

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Among politicians, Michael I Rangabe ranks 1,113 out of 15,577Before him are Stephen III of Moldavia, Constantine V, John McCain, Gustáv Husák, Chongzhen Emperor, and Probus. After him are Jianwen Emperor, Andrei Zhdanov, Asparuh of Bulgaria, Stephen, King of England, Jungjong of Joseon, and Ur-Nammu.

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Among people born in 770, Michael I Rangabe ranks 3Before him are Pope Stephen IV and Einhard. After him are Ali al-Ridha, Michael II, Al-Hakam I, Pepin the Hunchback, Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi, Bera, Count of Barcelona, Maria of Amnia, Theodosia, wife of Leo V, and Hugh of Tours. Among people deceased in 844, Michael I Rangabe ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory IV. After him are Bernard of Septimania, Bera, Count of Barcelona, Abdallah ibn Tahir al-Khurasani, Galindo Garcés, and Rædwulf of Northumbria.

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Among people born in Turkey, Michael I Rangabe ranks 163 out of 1,301Before him are Basil I (811), Gülfem Hatun (1500), Constans II (630), Isaac II Angelos (1155), Thecla (100), and Constantine V (718). After him are Arrian (89), Clement of Ohrid (840), Evliya Çelebi (1611), Abdullah Gül (1950), Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1002), and Al-Battani (858).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Michael I Rangabe ranks 89Before him are Zeno (425), Michael VII Doukas (1050), Basil I (811), Constans II (630), Isaac II Angelos (1155), and Constantine V (718). After him are Abdullah Gül (1950), Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1002), Andronikos III Palaiologos (1297), Romanos III Argyros (968), John II Komnenos (1087), and Constantine X Doukas (1006).