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Philippikos Bardanes

700 - 713

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Philippicus (Latin: Filepicus; Greek: Φιλιππικός, romanized: Philippikós) was Byzantine emperor from 711 to 713. He took power in a coup against the unpopular emperor Justinian II, and was deposed in a similarly violent manner nineteen months later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippikos Bardanes has received more than 162,181 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Philippikos Bardanes is the 1,912th most popular politician (down from 1,217th in 2019), the 242nd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 182nd in 2019) and the 138th most popular Turkish Politician.

Philippikos Bardanes was most famous for being a Byzantine general who was captured by the Turks in the Battle of Manzikert and spent the rest of his life as a prisoner.

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Among politicians, Philippikos Bardanes ranks 1,912 out of 15,577Before him are Clodius Albinus, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Gelimer, Dom Pérignon, Eadred, and Daniel of Galicia. After him are Cleopatra V of Egypt, Mongkut, Alec Douglas-Home, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg.

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Among people born in 700, Philippikos Bardanes ranks 6Before him are Pope Adrian I, Pope Paul I, Pope Gregory III, Pope-elect Stephen, and Anastasios II. After him are Dihya, Piruz Nahavandi, Theodosius III, Wahshi ibn Harb, Ibrahim ibn al-Walid, and Tiberius III. Among people deceased in 713, Philippikos Bardanes ranks 2Before him is Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin. After him are Huineng, Princess Taiping, and Yijing.

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Among people born in Turkey, Philippikos Bardanes ranks 242 out of 1,301Before him are Michael V Kalaphates (1015), Constantine VI (771), Alexios II Komnenos (1169), Alexios V Doukas (1140), Kenan Evren (1917), and Justin II (520). After him are Attalus I (-269), Ali ibn al-Athir (1160), Niketas Choniates (1155), Isidore of Miletus (442), Arcesilaus (-315), and Xenocrates (-396).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Philippikos Bardanes ranks 138Before him are Michael V Kalaphates (1015), Constantine VI (771), Alexios II Komnenos (1169), Alexios V Doukas (1140), Kenan Evren (1917), and Justin II (520). After him are Attalus I (-269), John IV Laskaris (1250), Eumenes II (-221), Alexander (870), Theodora Porphyrogenita (984), and Fahri Korutürk (1903).