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Proculus (died c. 281) was a Roman usurper, one of the "minor pretenders" according to Historia Augusta, who would have taken the purple against Emperor Probus in 280. This is now disputed.Probably Proculus had family connection with the Franks, to whom he turned in vain when his bid for imperial power was failing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Proculus has received more than 25,972 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Proculus is the 9,573rd most popular politician (down from 6,333rd in 2019), the 2,442nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,699th in 2019) and the 661st most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Proculus ranks 9,573 out of 15,710Before him are Emma Bonino, Anacharsis Cloots, Abbad II al-Mu'tadid, Vasiľ Biľak, John IV, Duke of Bavaria, and Ashot II of Armenia. After him are Inoue Kaoru, Alessandro Nannini, John I Doukas of Thessaly, Manuel Komnenos, Cai E, and Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia.

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Among people born in 300, Proculus ranks 59Before him are Vetranio, Saint Alban, Nemesianus, Kartir, Felix of Nola, and Nagasena. After him are Eudoxius of Antioch, Jacob of Nisibis, Ablabius, and Pope Theonas of Alexandria. Among people deceased in 281, Proculus ranks 2Before him is Bonosus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Proculus ranks 2,442 out of 4,088Before him are Duris of Samos (-340), Ciro Immobile (1990), Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821), Marino Grimani (1532), Elia Dalla Costa (1872), and Emma Bonino (1948). After him are Alessandro Nannini (1959), Tiziano Terzani (1938), Marco Foscarini (1696), Camillo Berneri (1897), Guido Crepax (1933), and Virgilio Noè (1922).


Among politicians born in Italy, Proculus ranks 661Before him are Pietro Ziani (1153), Octavia the Elder (-100), Marcantonio Memmo (1536), Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821), Marino Grimani (1532), and Emma Bonino (1948). After him are Alessandro Nannini (1959), Francesco Molin (1575), Massimo d'Azeglio (1798), Francesco Loredan (1685), Clarice de' Medici (1493), and Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (-200).