Pompeia Plotina

65 - 121

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Pompeia Plotina (full name Pompeia Plotina Claudia Phoebe Piso; died 121/122) was Roman empress from 98 to 117 as the wife of 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 147,879 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pompeia Plotina is the 355th most popular philosopher (up from 372nd in 2019), the 256th most popular biography from Spain (up from 270th in 2019) and the 16th most popular 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 355 out of 1,081Before her are Hermann Cohen, Pietro Pomponazzi, Richard Rorty, Daniel Dennett, Judith Butler, and J. L. Austin. After her are Wilhelm Windelband, Euclid of Megara, René Girard, Nachmanides, Uriel da Costa, and Macrobius.

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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. After her are Deng Sui and Pope Primus of Alexandria.

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Among people born in Spain, Pompeia Plotina ranks 256 out of 2,932Before her are Reccared I (510), Manuel Santana (1938), Carlota Joaquina of Spain (1775), Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira (1542), Ibn al-Baitar (1197), and Matilde Camus (1919). After her are Benjamin of Tudela (1130), Alfonso I of Asturias (693), Nachmanides (1194), Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (1609), and Carles Puyol (1978).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Pompeia Plotina ranks 16Before her are Baltasar Gracián (1601), Francisco Suárez (1548), Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), Abraham ibn Ezra (1089), Francisco de Vitoria (1483), and Juan Luis Vives (1492). After her are Nachmanides (1194), George Santayana (1863), Francisco Ferrer (1859), Hasdai Crescas (1340), Luis de Molina (1535), and María Zambrano (1904).