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Nerva (; originally Marcus Cocceius Nerva; 8 November 30 – 27 January 98) was Roman emperor from 96 to 98. Nerva became emperor when aged almost 66, after a lifetime of imperial service under Nero and the rulers of the Flavian dynasty. Under Nero, he was a member of the imperial entourage and played a vital part in exposing the Pisonian conspiracy of 65. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nerva has received more than 1,347,199 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 359th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Nerva ranks 356 out of 14,801Before him are Charles II of Spain, Solon, John III Sobieski, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Emperor Meiji, and Horemheb. After him are Galerius, Erich Honecker, Jacques Chirac, Miklós Horthy, Louis Bonaparte, and Björn Ironside.

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Among people born in 30, Nerva ranks 1After him are Poppaea Sabina, Frontinus, Mobon of Goguryeo, Marcus Ulpius Traianus the Elder, Claudia Antonia, and Quintus Petillius Cerialis. Among people deceased in 98, Nerva ranks 1After him is Pope Avilius of Alexandria.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Nerva ranks 183 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Innocent XII (1615), Pope Gregory XIV (1535), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Sergio Leone (1929), Giorgio Armani (1934), and Pope Leo I (390). After him are Agnes of Rome (291), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Luchino Visconti (1906), Pope Sixtus IV (1414), Pope Eugene IV (1383), and Ludovico Sforza (1452).


Among politicians born in Italy, Nerva ranks 29Before him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Scipio Africanus (-235), Sulla (-138), Cardinal Mazarin (1602), Galba (-3), and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869). After him are Otho (32), Lucius Verus (130), Vitellius (15), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), and Valentinian III (419).

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