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Severus Alexander

208 - 235

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Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander (1 October 208 – 21/22 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 1,363,411 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Severus Alexander is the 419th most popular politician (up from 470th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 4th 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 419 out of 15,577Before him are Baibars, Yongle Emperor, Oleg of Novgorod, José Mujica, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, and George II of Great Britain. After him are Albert II of Belgium, Henry the Fowler, Charles I of England, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Jeongjo of Joseon, and Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

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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, Julia Avita Mamaea, and Claudius Aelianus.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Severus Alexander ranks 3 out of 138Before him are Saint Barbara (300) and Dido (-879). After him are Khalil Gibran (1883), Ahab (-900), Keanu Reeves (1964), Ulpian (170), Porphyry (233), Michel Aoun (1935), Pope Constantine (664), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), and Pope Sisinnius (650).

Among POLITICIANS In Lebanon

Among politicians born in Lebanon, Severus Alexander ranks 2Before him are Dido (-879). After him are Ahab (-900), Michel Aoun (1935), Rafic Hariri (1944), Hiram I (-1000), Bachir Gemayel (1947), Émile Lahoud (1936), Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Amine Gemayel (1942), Najib Mikati (1955), and Michel Suleiman (1948).