Rusa I

800 BC - 714 BC

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Rusa I ruled: 735–714 BC) was a King of Urartu. He succeeded his father, king Sarduri II. His name is sometimes transliterated as Rusas or Rusha. He was known to Assyrians as Ursa (which scholars have speculated is likely a more accurate pronunciation of the name) and possibly Urzana. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rusa I has received more than 31,309 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Rusa I is the 4,874th most popular politician (down from 4,284th in 2019), the 469th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 412th in 2019) and the 233rd most popular Turkish Politician.

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Among politicians, Rusa I ranks 4,874 out of 15,710Before him are Antoine Barnave, Edigu, Choe Ryong-hae, Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi, Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, and Emperor Buretsu. After him are Publius Cornelius Dolabella, Liudolf, Duke of Saxony, Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Prayut Chan-o-cha, Bernard of Italy, and Francis II, Duke of Lorraine.

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Among people born in 800 BC, Rusa I ranks 24Before him are Candaules, Menahem, Pekahiah, Duke Huan of Qi, Shabaka, and Coroebus of Elis. After him are Shebitku, Rusa II, Ashur-nirari V, Theopompus of Sparta, Argishti II, and Arctinus of Miletus. Among people deceased in 714 BC, Rusa I ranks 1After him is Shepenupet I.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Rusa I ranks 469 out of 1,128Before him are E. M. Antoniadi (1870), Leo I, King of Armenia (1150), Ignatios of Constantinople (797), George Syncellus (800), Stephanus of Byzantium (501), and Euthymius the Great (377). After him are Irene Doukaina (1066), Callinus (-680), Nicomedes I of Bithynia (-300), Heraclius the Elder (600), Crates of Mallus (-200), and Türkan Şoray (1945).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Rusa I ranks 233Before him are Kaykhusraw II (null), Fan Noli (1882), Ahmet Davutoğlu (1959), Qara Yusuf (1357), Leo I, King of Armenia (1150), and Stephanus of Byzantium (501). After him are Nicomedes I of Bithynia (-300), Sisygambis (-301), Joscelin III, Count of Edessa (1135), Jovan Vladimir (990), Theodore Metochites (1270), and Piri Mehmed Pasha (1458).