Seleucus VI Epiphanes

150 BC - 94 BC

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Seleucus VI Epiphanes Nicator (Greek: Σέλευκος Ἐπιφανής Νικάτωρ; between 124 and 109 BC – 94 BC) was a Hellenistic Seleucid monarch who ruled Syria between 96 and 94 BC. He was the son of Antiochus VIII and his Egyptian wife Tryphaena. Seleucus VI lived in a period of civil war between his father and his uncle Antiochus IX, which ended in 96 BC when Antiochus VIII was assassinated. Antiochus IX then occupied the capital Antioch while Seleucus VI established his power-base in western Cilicia and himself prepared for war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seleucus VI Epiphanes has received more than 73,308 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Seleucus VI Epiphanes is the 6,148th most popular politician (down from 5,913th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Syria (down from 61st in 2019) and the 31st most popular Syrian Politician.

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Among politicians, Seleucus VI Epiphanes ranks 6,148 out of 15,710Before him are Rodrigo Lara, Jacques Thibaud, Artaxias II, John II, Count of Holland, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Arnuwanda I. After him are Louis, King of Sicily, Lulach, Anna Dostoevskaya, Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia, Liu Xiang, and Enrico Ferri.

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Among people born in 150 BC, Seleucus VI Epiphanes ranks 13Before him are Wei Qing, Quintus Lutatius Catulus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Mithridates II of Parthia, Huo Guang, and Tigranes I. After him are Zeno of Sidon, Sextus Julius Caesar, Mithridates IV of Pontus, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Antiochus XII Dionysus, and Lucius Marcius Philippus. Among people deceased in 94 BC, Seleucus VI Epiphanes ranks 1

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Among people born in Syria, Seleucus VI Epiphanes ranks 70 out of 158Before him are Tuman bay II (1474), Tutush I (1066), Abu Tammam (788), Cassius Longinus (213), Ibn Asakir (1105), and Ibn al-Shatir (1304). After him are Zimri-Lim (-1800), Thierry, Count of Flanders (1100), Nureddin al-Atassi (1929), Numenius of Apamea (200), Alciphron (200), and Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (1882).


Among politicians born in Syria, Seleucus VI Epiphanes ranks 31Before him are Sergius I of Constantinople (565), Anisa Makhlouf (1930), Vaballathus (266), Al-Adil I (1145), Tuman bay II (1474), and Tutush I (1066). After him are Zimri-Lim (-1800), Nureddin al-Atassi (1929), Salah Jadid (1926), Shukri al-Quwatli (1891), Al-Qa'im (893), and Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080).