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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 succeeding 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 2,048,637 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Nerva is the 342nd most popular politician (down from 290th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Italy (down from 134th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Italian Politician.

Nervous system is the system of nerves that transmits signals from the brain to the rest of the body.

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Among politicians, Nerva ranks 342 out of 15,577Before him are Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Yitzhak Rabin, Alexander Dubček, Elagabalus, Philip III of Spain, and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. After him are Constantine XI Palaiologos, Joachim Murat, Abbas the Great, François Mitterrand, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, and Charles V of France.

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

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Among people born in Italy, Nerva ranks 137 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Gregory XV (1554), Anselm of Canterbury (1033), Pope Boniface VIII (1235), Pope Formosus (816), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869). After him are Andrea Palladio (1508), Pope Clement VIII (1536), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Pope Pius VII (1742), Guido of Arezzo (991), and Pope Urban VII (1521).


Among politicians born in Italy, Nerva ranks 29Before him are Scipio Africanus (-235), Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), Cardinal Mazarin (1602), Sulla (-138), Numa Pompilius (-753), and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869). After him are Galba (-3), Pompey (-106), Servius Tullius (-600), Vitellius (15), Pertinax (126), and Otho (32).