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Nerva (; originally Marcus Cocceius Nerva); (8 November 30 – 28 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 1,463,743 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Nerva is the 290th most popular politician (up from 356th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Italy (up from 183rd in 2019) and the 26th 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 290 out of 15,710Before him are Jacques Chirac, Charles VIII of France, Eva Perón, Xi Jinping, Alexander II of Russia, and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy. After him are Croesus, Sejong the Great, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Cardinal Mazarin, Konstantin Chernenko, and Charles VI of France.

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Among people born in 30, Nerva ranks 1After him are Poppaea Sabina, Frontinus, Marcus Ulpius Traianus the Elder, Quintus Petillius Cerialis, Claudia Antonia, and Mobon of Goguryeo. 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 134 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Urban VIII (1568), Pope Urban VII (1521), Pope Pius V (1504), Plautus (-254), Clare of Assisi (1193), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820). After him are Donato Bramante (1443), Sergio Leone (1929), Cardinal Mazarin (1602), Pope Sylvester I (300), Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463), and Leon Battista Alberti (1404).


Among politicians born in Italy, Nerva ranks 26Before him are Scipio Africanus (-235), Antoninus Pius (86), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Sulla (-138), Pompey (-106), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820). After him are Cardinal Mazarin (1602), Galba (-3), Numa Pompilius (-753), Lucius Verus (130), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), and Pertinax (126).