Seleucus IV Philopator

217 BC - 175 BC

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seleucus IV Philopator has received more than 142,555 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Seleucus IV Philopator is the 2,539th most popular politician (up from 2,823rd in 2019), the 306th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 317th in 2019) and the 167th most popular Turkish Politician.

Seleucus IV Philopator is most famous for being the last of the Seleucid Dynasty to rule over Syria. He was the son of Antiochus III the Great and Laodice, and he ruled from 225 BC to 223 BC.

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Among politicians, Seleucus IV Philopator ranks 2,539 out of 15,710Before him are Auguste Mariette, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, Fuad Masum, Kitbuqa, Haakon V of Norway, and Gordon Brown. After him are Empress Suiko, Lütfi Pasha, Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Christopher II of Denmark, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, and Juan Manuel Santos.

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Among people born in 217 BC, Seleucus IV Philopator ranks 2Before him is Aristarchus of Samothrace.  Among people deceased in 175 BC, Seleucus IV Philopator ranks 1

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Among people born in Turkey, Seleucus IV Philopator ranks 306 out of 1,128Before him are Zosimus (460), Erasmus of Formia (300), Lydia of Thyatira (100), Philemon (100), Basiliscus (500), and Libanius (314). After him are Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Thābit ibn Qurra (836), Publilius Syrus (-100), Fritigern (400), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), and Midhat Pasha (1822).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Seleucus IV Philopator ranks 167Before him are Cevdet Sunay (1899), Attalus III (-170), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Polyxena (null), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), and Basiliscus (500). After him are Fritigern (400), Midhat Pasha (1822), Alexios I of Trebizond (1182), Menua (-900), Thomas Palaiologos (1409), and Bülent Ecevit (1925).