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Romanos III Argyros

968 - 1034

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Romanos III Argyros (Greek: Ρωμανός Γ΄ Αργυρός; 968 – 11 April 1034), or Romanus III Argyrus, was Byzantine Emperor from 15 November 1028 until his death. He was a Byzantine noble and senior official in Constantinople when the dying Constantine VIII forced him to divorce his wife and marry the emperor's daughter Zoë. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Romanos III Argyros has received more than 116,133 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Romanos III Argyros is the 1,506th most popular politician (down from 973rd in 2019), the 216th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 146th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Turkish Politician.

Romanos III Argyros was the Byzantine emperor from 1028 to 1034. He is most famous for being the emperor who helped the Byzantine Empire recover from a series of devastating defeats by the Seljuk Turks.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Romanos III Argyros ranks 1,506 out of 15,710Before him are William II, Prince of Orange, Tabaré Vázquez, Agathocles of Syracuse, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia, Tvrtko I of Bosnia, and Phryne. After him are Manuel Azaña, Al-Mahdi, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Bleda, Conradin, and Andrey Vyshinsky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 968, Romanos III Argyros ranks 1After him are Æthelred the Unready, Sigrid the Haughty, Emperor Zhenzong, and Leofric, Earl of Mercia. Among people deceased in 1034, Romanos III Argyros ranks 1After him are Mieszko II Lambert, Deokjong of Goryeo, Malcolm II of Scotland, Adémar de Chabannes, and Oldřich, Duke of Bohemia.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Romanos III Argyros ranks 216 out of 1,128Before him are Kayqubad I (1188), Constantine VIII (960), John IV Laskaris (1250), Saint Nino (296), Gyges of Lydia (-790), and Ahmet Necdet Sezer (1941). After him are Michael Psellos (1018), Giorgos Seferis (1900), Alexios V Doukas (1140), Constantine VI (771), Pharamond (370), and Gülfem Hatun (1500).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkey

Among politicians born in Turkey, Romanos III Argyros ranks 121Before him are Isaac I Komnenos (1007), Kayqubad I (1188), Constantine VIII (960), John IV Laskaris (1250), Gyges of Lydia (-790), and Ahmet Necdet Sezer (1941). After him are Alexios V Doukas (1140), Constantine VI (771), Pharamond (370), Alexios II Komnenos (1169), Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), and Constantine X Doukas (1006).