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Peroz I

500 - 484

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Peroz I (Middle Persian: 𐭯𐭩𐭫𐭥𐭰, romanized: Pērōz) was the Sasanian King of Kings (shahanshah) of Iran from 459 to 484. A son of Yazdegerd II (r. 438–457), he disputed the rule of his elder brother and incumbent king Hormizd III (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peroz I has received more than 136,444 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Peroz I is the 2,352nd most popular politician (up from 2,542nd in 2019).

Peroz I is most famous for his victory over the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Chaldiran in 1514.

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Among politicians, Peroz I ranks 2,352 out of 15,577Before him are Merneith, Isaias Afwerki, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, James III of Scotland, Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, and Sergey Bubka. After him are Milan I of Serbia, Cleopatra IV of Egypt, Ptolemy X Alexander I, Manco Inca Yupanqui, Æthelberht, King of Wessex, and Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy.

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Among people born in 500, Peroz I ranks 7Before him are Procopius, Theodora, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Totila, Pope Vigilius, and Sigismund of Burgundy. After him are Basiliscus, Nonnus, Yazdegerd II, Ambrosius Aurelianus, Ildico, and Antipope Dioscorus. Among people deceased in 484, Peroz I ranks 2Before him is Euric. After him are Huneric, Emperor Seinei, Verina, and Placidia.

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