Septimius Severus

145 - 211

Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus ( sə-VEER-əs; Lucius Septimius Severus Eusebes Pertinax; 11 April 145 – 4 February 211) was Roman emperor from 193 to 211. He was born in Leptis Magna in the Roman province of Africa. As a young man he advanced through the customary succession of offices under the reigns of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Septimius Severus has received more than 1,942,025 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 194th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Septimius Severus ranks 192 out of 14,801Before him are Ertuğrul, Cyrus the Great, Alfred the Great, Batu Khan, Konrad Adenauer, and George H. W. Bush. After him are Suleiman II, Harald V of Norway, Frederick the Great, Leonidas I, Enver Hoxha, and Henry II of France.

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Among people born in 145, Septimius Severus ranks 1After him is Huang Gai. Among people deceased in 211, Septimius Severus ranks 1After him are Geta and Aemilius Papinianus.

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Among people born in Libya, Septimius Severus ranks 3 out of 48Before him are Eratosthenes (-276) and Muammar Gaddafi (1942). After him are Mark the Evangelist (10), Aristippus (-434), Callimachus (-310), Idris of Libya (1889), Pope Victor I (100), Khalifa Haftar (1943), Omar Mukhtar (1858), Carneades (-214), and Berenice II of Egypt (-267).


Among politicians born in Libya, Septimius Severus ranks 2Before him are Muammar Gaddafi (1942). After him are Idris of Libya (1889), Pedubast I (-900), Gaius Fulvius Plautianus (150), Baghdadi Mahmudi (1945), Ptolemy Apion (-101), Mustafa Abdul Jalil (1952), Saif al-Islam Gaddafi (1972), Ali Zeidan (1950), Moussa Koussa (1949), and Shukri Ghanem (1942).

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