POLITICIAN

Seleucus III Ceraunus

243 BC - 223 BC

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Seleucus III Soter, called Seleucus Ceraunus (Greek: Σέλευκος Γ΄ ὁ Σωτήρ, ὁ Κεραυνός; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seleucus III Ceraunus has received more than 133,919 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Seleucus III Ceraunus is the 3,502nd most popular politician (down from 3,108th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Turkey (up from 346th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Turkish Politician.

Seleucus III Ceraunus was most famous for being the last Seleucid king of Syria. He was assassinated by his finance minister Heliodorus in 223 BC.

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  • 2.92

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Seleucus III Ceraunus ranks 3,502 out of 19,576Before him are Moncef Marzouki, Pekahiah, Pepin II of Aquitaine, Qi of Xia, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, and Rauf Denktaş. After him are Meir Kahane, Katsura Tarō, Edith Frank, Michael Hainisch, Joannes, and Seongjong of Goryeo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 243 BC, Seleucus III Ceraunus ranks 3Before him are Cato the Elder, and Mago Barca.  Among people deceased in 223 BC, Seleucus III Ceraunus ranks 1

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Seleucus III Ceraunus ranks 61 out of 169Before him are Polyxena (null), Eutropius (320), Cleitus the Black (-370), Expeditus (300), Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200), and Papias of Hierapolis (70). After him are Memnon (null), Maria of Alania (1053), Anitta (-1700), Helenus (null), Flavian of Constantinople (380), and Joscelin III, Count of Edessa (1135).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkey

Among politicians born in Turkey, Seleucus III Ceraunus ranks 42Before him are Astyanax (null), Pharamond (370), Gülbahar Hatun (1453), Polyxena (null), Cleitus the Black (-370), and Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200). After him are Memnon (null), Maria of Alania (1053), Anitta (-1700), Helenus (null), Joscelin III, Count of Edessa (1135), and Chryses of Troy (null).