Pompeia Plotina

65 - 121

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Pompeia Plotina, (died 121/122) was a Roman Empress and wife of Roman Emperor Trajan. She was renowned for her interest in philosophy, and her virtue, dignity and simplicity. She was particularly devoted to the Epicurean philosophical school in Athens, Greece. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pompeia Plotina has received more than 119,125 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Pompeia Plotina is the 372nd most popular philosopher (up from 406th in 2019), the 270th most popular biography from Spain (up from 319th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Spanish Philosopher.

Pompeia Plotina was most famous for being the wife of Roman Emperor Trajan. She was also the mother of his successor, Emperor Hadrian.

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Among philosophers, Pompeia Plotina ranks 372 out of 1,089Before her are Karl Rahner, Heinrich Rickert, Gennadius Scholarius, Rudolf Otto, Henri-Frédéric Amiel, and Fakhr al-Din al-Razi. After her are Jean Gerson, René Girard, Paul Tillich, Gershom Scholem, Ramanuja, and Mulla Sadra.

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Among people born in 65, Pompeia Plotina ranks 1 Among people deceased in 121, Pompeia Plotina ranks 2Before her is Cai Lun.

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Among people born in Spain, Pompeia Plotina ranks 270 out of 2,595Before her are Francisco Vázquez de Coronado (1510), Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (1926), Hisham II (965), Charles II, Duke of Parma (1799), Alfonso IX of León (1171), and Mariano Rajoy (1955). After her are Benito Pérez Galdós (1843), Vicente Aleixandre (1898), Ibn Zuhr (1091), Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1907), and Jorge Semprún (1923).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Pompeia Plotina ranks 16Before her are Baltasar Gracián (1601), Abraham ibn Ezra (1089), Francisco Suárez (1548), Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), Juan Luis Vives (1492), and Francisco de Vitoria (1483). After her are Nachmanides (1194), George Santayana (1863), Francisco Ferrer (1859), Hasdai Crescas (1340), Luis de Molina (1535), and Domingo de Soto (1494).