220 - 267


Septimius Odaenathus (Palmyrene: ['Dynt (Odainat)]; Arabic: أذينة‎ [Uḏaina]; c. 220 – 267) was the founder king (Mlk) of the Palmyrene Kingdom who ruled from Palmyra, Syria. He elevated the status of his kingdom from a regional center subordinate to Rome into a formidable state in the Near East. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Odaenathus has received more than 270,015 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,728th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Odaenathus ranks 3,705 out of 14,801Before him are Kaykhusraw I, Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Machaon, Huang Chao, Charles of Provence, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After him are Henri, Count of Paris, Hyrcanus II, Vladislaus II, Duke of Bohemia, Samsu-iluna, Nexhmije Hoxha, and Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg.

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Among people born in 220, Odaenathus ranks 4Before him are Saint Christopher, Quintillus, and Novatian. After him are Herennius Etruscus and Aureolus. Among people deceased in 267, Odaenathus ranks 1

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Odaenathus ranks 40 out of 124Before him are Julia Avita Mamaea (180), Michel Aflaq (1910), Al-Adil I (1145), Herodian (170), Heliodorus of Emesa (null), and Romanos the Melodist (490). After him are Apollinaris of Laodicea (310), Maron (301), Andrew of Crete (660), Damascius (480), Yiannis Ritsos (1909), and Nizar Qabbani (1923).


Among politicians born in Syria, Odaenathus ranks 19Before him are Yazid II (687), Julia Maesa (165), Abu'l-Fida (1273), Julia Avita Mamaea (180), Michel Aflaq (1910), and Al-Adil I (1145). After him are Hazael (-900), Levon Ter-Petrosyan (1945), Sergius I of Constantinople (565), Zimri-Lim (-1800), Seleucus VI Epiphanes (-150), and Tuman bay II (1474).

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