Severus Alexander

208 - 235

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Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander (1 October 208 – 19/22 March 235) was a Roman emperor, who reigned from 222 until 235. He was the last emperor from the Severan dynasty. He succeeded his slain cousin Elagabalus in 222. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Severus Alexander has received more than 1,065,077 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Severus Alexander is the 470th most popular politician (down from 402nd in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 2nd in 2019) and the 2nd 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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Among politicians, Severus Alexander ranks 470 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Taizong of Tang, Albert II of Germany, Alexander Lukashenko, Atahualpa, Gaiseric, and Rudolf Höss. After him are Shah Jahan, George I of Greece, Margaret I of Denmark, Yazid I, Constantine II of Greece, and Igor of Kiev.

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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, Pope Pontian, Hippolytus of Rome, Claudius Aelianus, and Julia Avita Mamaea.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Severus Alexander ranks 4 out of 119Before him are Saint Barbara (300), Dido (-879), and Khalil Gibran (1883). After him are Michel Aoun (1935), Ahab (-900), Keanu Reeves (1964), Porphyry (233), Rafic Hariri (1944), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), Christina of Bolsena (210), and Fairuz (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Lebanon

Among politicians born in Lebanon, Severus Alexander ranks 2Before him are Dido (-879). After him are Michel Aoun (1935), Ahab (-900), Rafic Hariri (1944), Émile Lahoud (1936), Hiram I (-1000), Bachir Gemayel (1947), Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Michel Suleiman (1948), Amine Gemayel (1942), and Camille Chamoun (1900).