Phraates II

200 BC - 127 BC

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Phraates II (also spelled Frahad I; Parthian: 𐭐𐭓𐭇𐭕 Frahāt) was king of the Parthian Empire from 132 BC to 127 BC. He was the son and successor of Mithridates I (r. 171–132 BC). Because he was still very young when he came to the throne, his mother Rinnu initially ruled on his behalf. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phraates II has received more than 55,873 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Phraates II is the 6,028th most popular politician (down from 5,264th in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 131st in 2019) and the 101st most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Phraates II ranks 6,028 out of 15,577Before him are Julia Minor, Louis Lucien Bonaparte, Omurtag of Bulgaria, Tetsu Katayama, Fouad Siniora, and Fortún Garcés of Pamplona. After him are Pedro Lascuráin, Ahmed Izzet Pasha, Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy, Uday Hussein, Miran Shah, and Ivan Stambolić.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Phraates II ranks 23Before him are Leonidas of Rhodes, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Crates of Mallus, Jonathan Apphus, Bocchus I, and Apollonius Molon. After him are Seleucus V Philometor, Kanada, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Quintus Servilius Caepio, Moschus, and Apollonius of Tralles. Among people deceased in 127 BC, Phraates II ranks 1

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Phraates II ranks 158 out of 338Before him are Shar-Kali-Sharri (null), Ashur-etil-ilani (-700), Ammi-Ditana (-1700), Mahmud Shevket Pasha (1856), Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid (948), and Al-Musta'in (836). After him are Uday Hussein (1964), Al-Mustarshid (1092), Seleucus of Seleucia (-190), Diogenes of Babylon (-240), Rimush (null), and Rashid Ali al-Gaylani (1892).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Phraates II ranks 101Before him are Al-Muttaqi (908), Abi-Eshuh (-1800), Shar-Kali-Sharri (null), Ashur-etil-ilani (-700), Ammi-Ditana (-1700), and Al-Musta'in (836). After him are Uday Hussein (1964), Al-Mustarshid (1092), Rimush (null), Rashid Ali al-Gaylani (1892), Ur-Nanshe (-2500), and Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i (1904).