Septimius Severus

145 - 211

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Lucius Septimius Severus (Latin: [sɛˈweːrʊs]; 11 April 145 – 4 February 211) was Roman emperor from 193 to 211. He was born in Leptis Magna (present-day Al-Khums, Libya) 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 3,075,018 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Septimius Severus is the 173rd most popular politician (up from 192nd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Libya and the 2nd most popular Libyan Politician.

Septimius Severus was a Roman emperor from 193 to 211. He is most famous for his military victories in the east.

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Among politicians, Septimius Severus ranks 173 out of 15,710Before him are George W. Bush, Murad II, Mehmed IV, Maximilien Robespierre, Klemens von Metternich, and Harry S. Truman. After him are William I, German Emperor, Henry II of France, Björn Ironside, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Alexander I of Russia, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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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 59Before him are Eratosthenes (-276) and Muammar Gaddafi (1942). After him are Arius (256), Mark the Evangelist (10), Aristippus (-434), Simon of Cyrene (-100), Callimachus (-310), Idris of Libya (1889), Omar Mukhtar (1858), Khalifa Haftar (1943), and Pope Victor I (100).


Among politicians born in Libya, Septimius Severus ranks 2Before him are Muammar Gaddafi (1942). After him are Simon of Cyrene (-100), Idris of Libya (1889), Fayez al-Sarraj (1960), Abdurrahim El-Keib (1950), Pedubast I (-900), Ptolemy Apion (-101), Mahmoud Jibril (1952), Gaius Fulvius Plautianus (150), Baghdadi Mahmudi (1945), and Mustafa Abdul Jalil (1952).