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Marcus Otho (; born Marcus Salvius Otho; 28 April 32 – 16 April 69) was the seventh Roman emperor, ruling for three months from 15 January to 16 April 69. He was the second emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors. A member of a noble Etruscan family, Otho was initially a friend and courtier of the young emperor Nero until he was effectively banished to the governorship of the remote province of Lusitania in 58 following his wife Poppaea Sabina's affair with Nero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otho has received more than 1,572,956 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia. Otho is the 435th most popular politician (down from 381st in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Italy (down from 209th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Italian Politician.

Otho is most famous for being the only emperor of Rome who was not a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

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Among politicians, Otho ranks 435 out of 15,710Before him are Alfred Rosenberg, Henry II of England, Arcadius, Baibars, Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Ay. After him are Albert II of Belgium, Franz von Papen, John II of France, Jiang Zemin, Mahmoud Abbas, and Zenobia.

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Among people born in 32, Otho ranks 1After him are Ban Gu and Ban Chao. Among people deceased in 69, Otho ranks 3Before him are Galba and Vitellius. After him are James, brother of Jesus, Tigellinus, Cartimandua, Evodius, and Epaphroditus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Otho ranks 217 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Boniface IX (1350), Padre Pio (1887), Pope Innocent VIII (1432), Agnes of Rome (291), Pope Innocent XIII (1655), and Pope Clement IX (1600). After him are Marie de' Medici (1575), Pope Innocent XII (1615), John Bosco (1815), Pope Leo III (750), Bernardo Bertolucci (1941), and Pope Gregory XIV (1535).


Among politicians born in Italy, Otho ranks 38Before him are Pertinax (126), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Vitellius (15), Didius Julianus (133), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), and Servius Tullius (-600). After him are Sergio Mattarella (1941), Valentinian III (419), Catiline (-109), Enrico Dandolo (1107), Umberto II of Italy (1904), and Giuseppe Mazzini (1805).