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Theodore I Laskaris

1174 - 1221

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Theodore I Laskaris or Lascaris (Greek: Θεόδωρος Κομνηνὸς Λάσκαρις, romanized: Theodōros Komnēnos Laskaris; c. 1175 – November 1221) was the first emperor of Nicaea—a successor state of the Byzantine Empire—from 1205 to his death. Although he was born to an obscure aristocratic family, his mother was related to the imperial Komnenos clan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore I Laskaris has received more than 217,344 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Theodore I Laskaris is the 1,501st most popular politician (down from 1,276th in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 112th most popular Politician.

Theodore I Laskaris is most famous for being the first emperor of Nicaea, and the founder of the Palaiologan dynasty.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Theodore I Laskaris ranks 1,501 out of 15,577Before him are Ehud Barak, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Mentuhotep II, Numerian, Christian V of Denmark, and Elisa Bonaparte. After him are Lucius Junius Brutus, Djedefre, Orestes, Æthelflæd, John Sigismund Zápolya, and Ferenc Szálasi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1174, Theodore I Laskaris ranks 1After him are Hedwig of Silesia, Peter II of Aragon, Emeric, King of Hungary, Ingeborg of Denmark, Queen of France, Henry of Flanders, Marie of Champagne, and Richeza of Denmark. Among people deceased in 1221, Theodore I Laskaris ranks 2Before him is Saint Dominic. After him are Berengaria of Portugal, Theodoric I, Margrave of Meissen, Gebre Mesqel Lalibela, Alix, Duchess of Brittany, Raymond-Roupen, and Abraham of Smolensk.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Theodore I Laskaris ranks 210 out of 1,301Before him are Ismihan Sultan (1544), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Michael I Cerularius (1005), Dorothea of Caesarea (279), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), and Sultan Cem (1459). After him are Alexios III Angelos (1153), Leo IV the Khazar (750), Leo I the Thracian (401), Anchises (null), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), and Gyges of Lydia (-790).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkey

Among politicians born in Turkey, Theodore I Laskaris ranks 112Before him are Süleyman Demirel (1924), Anthemius (420), Turgut Özal (1927), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Isaac I Komnenos (1007), and Sultan Cem (1459). After him are Alexios III Angelos (1153), Leo IV the Khazar (750), Leo I the Thracian (401), Anchises (null), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), and Gyges of Lydia (-790).