Severus Alexander

208 - 235

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Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander (1 October 208 – 21/22 March 235), also known as Alexander Severus, was Roman emperor from 222 until 235. The last emperor from the Severan dynasty, he succeeded his slain cousin Elagabalus in 222, at the age of 13. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Severus Alexander has received more than 1,684,577 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Severus Alexander is the 436th most popular politician (down from 415th in 2019), the most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Lebanese Politician.

Severus Alexander was the emperor of Rome from 222 to 235 CE. He is most famous for his military conquests in the east.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Severus Alexander has had the most page views in the with 276,060 views, followed by Spanish (59,161), and Russian (56,253). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Serbo-Croatian (298.96%), West Frisian (81.98%), and Azerbaijani (81.25%)


Among politicians, Severus Alexander ranks 436 out of 19,576Before him are George V, Horemheb, Pompey, Francis II of France, Servius Tullius, and Björn Ironside. After him are Arcadius, Osman III, Jiang Zemin, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Constantine II of Greece, and Puyi.

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Among people born in 208, Severus Alexander ranks 1After him are Diadumenian, and Sima Shi. Among people deceased in 235, Severus Alexander ranks 1After him are Cassius Dio, Julia Avita Mamaea, Hippolytus of Rome, Claudius Aelianus, and Pope Pontian.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Severus Alexander ranks 1 out of 145After him are Khalil Gibran (1883), Ahab (-900), Porphyry (233), Keanu Reeves (1964), Dido (-879), Ulpian (170), Michel Aoun (1935), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), Rafic Hariri (1944), Christina of Bolsena (210), and Fairuz (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Lebanon

Among politicians born in Lebanon, Severus Alexander ranks 1After him are Ahab (-900), Dido (-879), Michel Aoun (1935), Rafic Hariri (1944), Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Najib Mikati (1955), Bachir Gemayel (1947), Émile Lahoud (1936), Amine Gemayel (1942), Pierre Gemayel (1905), and Fouad Siniora (1943).