Mithridates VI of Pontus

132 BC - 63 BC

Mithridates VI of Pontus

Mithridates or Mithradates VI ( or ; Greek: Μιθραδάτης; 135–63 BC), also known as Mithradates the Great (Megas) and Eupator Dionysius, was king of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia from about 120–63 BC. Mithridates is remembered as one of the Roman Republic’s most formidable and successful enemies, who engaged three of the prominent generals from the late Roman Republic in the Mithridatic Wars: Sulla, Lucullus and Pompey. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mithridates VI of Pontus has received more than 1,001,444 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 400th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mithridates VI of Pontus ranks 396 out of 14,801Before him are Charles the Fat, Vitellius, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Louis the German, John Adams, and Numa Pompilius. After him are Murad V, Menkaure, Abbas the Great, Narmer, Philip I of Castile, and Severus Alexander.

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Among people born in 132 BC, Mithridates VI of Pontus ranks 1 Among people deceased in 63 BC, Mithridates VI of Pontus ranks 1After him are Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius and Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura.

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Among people born in Turkey, Mithridates VI of Pontus ranks 67 out of 901Before him are Saint Blaise (300), Aristotle Onassis (1906), Mahmud I (1696), Hipparchus (-190), Piri Reis (1470), and Priam (null). After him are Murad V (1840), Aspasia (-470), Lucian (120), Theodosius II (401), Şehzade Bayezid (1525), and Nestorius (381).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Mithridates VI of Pontus ranks 39Before him are Mustafa II (1664), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Selim III (1761), Alp Arslan (1029), Mahmud I (1696), and Priam (null). After him are Murad V (1840), Theodosius II (401), Şehzade Bayezid (1525), Mustafa III (1717), Hatice Sultan (1496), and Valerian (200).

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