Theodosius I

340 - 395

Theodosius I

Theodosius I (Greek: Θεοδόσιος Αʹ, Theodósios I; 11 January 347 – 17 January 395), also called Theodosius the Great, was Roman emperor from 379 to 395. On accepting his elevation, he campaigned against Goths and other barbarians who had invaded the Empire. His resources were not sufficient to destroy them or drive them out, which had been Roman policy for centuries in dealing with invaders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodosius I has received more than 1,682,056 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 99th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Theodosius I ranks 98 out of 14,801Before him are Ashoka, Yasser Arafat, Darius the Great, Murad III, Boris Yeltsin, and Leonid Brezhnev. After him are Tiberius, Herod the Great, Philip II of Spain, Skanderbeg, Pepin the Short, and Bayezid I.

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Among people born in 340, Theodosius I ranks 1After him are Ambrose, Pope Anastasius I, Faxian, Priscillian, Quintus Aurelius Symmachus, and Arbogast. Among people deceased in 395, Theodosius I ranks 1After him are Gregory of Nyssa, Ammianus Marcellinus, Ausonius, and Rufinus.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Theodosius I ranks 14 out of 1,895Before him are Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Hernán Cortés (1485), Averroes (1126), and Hadrian (76). After him are Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ignatius of Loyola (1491), Pope Alexander VI (1431), Francisco Pizarro (1478), and Joan Miró (1893).


Among politicians born in Spain, Theodosius I ranks 5Before him are Charlemagne (748), Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), and Hadrian (76). After him are Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Joanna of Castile (1479), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), and Philip III of Spain (1578).

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