347 BC - 310 BC


Roxana (Ancient Greek: Ῥωξάνη; Old Iranian *Raṷxšnā- “shining, radiant, brilliant”); sometimes Roxanne, Roxanna, Rukhsana, Roxandra and Roxane) was a Sogdian or a Bactrian princess of Bactria whom the Macedonian king, Alexander the Great, married, after defeating Darius III, the Achaemenian king, and invading Persia. She was born in c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roxana has received more than 1,093,279 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 19th most popular companion.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 74.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among companions, Roxana ranks 18 out of 586Before her are Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Mihrimah Sultan, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Catherine of Aragon, and Nurbanu Sultan. After her are Lucretia, Ankhesenamun, Olympias, Joseph Bonaparte, Messalina, and Aspasia.

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Among people born in 347 BC, Roxana ranks 1 Among people deceased in 310 BC, Roxana ranks 1After her are Pytheas, Phryne, Vyasa, and Pharnabazus III.

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In Tajikistan

Among people born in Tajikistan, Roxana ranks 1 out of 16After her are Rudaki (860), Nasir Khusraw (1004), Emomali Rahmon (1952), Spitamenes (-400), Abu-Mahmud Khojandi (940), Rahmon Nabiyev (1930), Oqil Oqilov (1944), Vladimir Voinovich (1932), Qahhor Mahkamov (1932), Nellie Kim (1957), and Viktor Bout (1967).

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Among companions born in Tajikistan, Roxana ranks 1

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