Orodes III of Parthia

100 BC - 6

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Orodes III (also spelled Urud III; Parthian: 𐭅𐭓𐭅𐭃 Wērōd) was king of the Parthian Empire from 4 to 6. Albeit he was an Arsacid, his lineage is unknown. He was raised to the throne by the nobility two years after the death of the previous co-rulers, Phraates V and Musa (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Orodes III of Parthia has received more than 44,159 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Orodes III of Parthia is the 7,403rd most popular politician (down from 6,792nd in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Iran (down from 186th in 2019) and the 107th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Orodes III of Parthia ranks 7,403 out of 15,577Before him are King Wuling of Zhao, Ashurnasirpal I, João I of Kongo, Myeongjong of Goryeo, Herbert von Bismarck, and Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium. After him are George V of Georgia, Sextus Aelius Paetus Catus, Rodoald, Luis Alberto Lacalle, Al-Mustakfi, and Pedro de Toledo y Zúñiga.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Orodes III of Parthia ranks 39Before him are Alexander Polyhistor, Artaxias II, Cassivellaunus, Aretas IV Philopatris, Aulus Plautius, and Tacfarinas. After him are Servius Sulpicius Rufus, Artabanus II of Parthia, Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, Alexander of Judaea, Lucius Cornelius Balbus, and Alfenus Varus. Among people deceased in 6, Orodes III of Parthia ranks 3Before him are Emperor Ping of Han and Terentia.

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Among people born in Iran, Orodes III of Parthia ranks 198 out of 528Before him are Al-Hakim al-Nishapuri (933), Sati Beg (1300), Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai (1892), Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi (1145), Mohammad-Baqer Majlesi (1627), and Baba Tahir (947). After him are Reza Abbasi (1565), Daqiqi (1000), Googoosh (1950), Mandane of Media (-584), Fazlollah Zahedi (1897), and Lotf Ali Khan (1769).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Orodes III of Parthia ranks 107Before him are Sinatruces of Parthia (-157), Mehdi Bazargan (1907), Phriapatius (-290), Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Shutruk-Nakhunte (-1300), and Sati Beg (1300). After him are Mandane of Media (-584), Fazlollah Zahedi (1897), Lotf Ali Khan (1769), Azarmidokht (null), Gotarzes I (-200), and Amir Kabir (1807).