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Tigranes the Great

140 BC - 55 BC

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Tigranes II, more commonly known as Tigranes the Great (Armenian: Տիգրան Մեծ, Tigran Mets; Ancient Greek: Τιγράνης ὁ Μέγας Tigránes ho Mégas; Latin: Tigranes Magnus) (140 – 55 BC) was King of Armenia under whom the country became, for a short time, the strongest state to Rome's east. He was a member of the Artaxiad Royal House. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tigranes the Great has received more than 577,671 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Tigranes the Great is the 643rd most popular politician (down from 635th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Armenia and the most popular Politician.

Tigranes the great is most famous for his victory over the Roman army in the battle of Tigranocerta.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Tigranes the Great ranks 643 out of 15,577Before him are Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Christian II of Denmark, and Philip I of France. After him are Miloš Zeman, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Igor of Kiev, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, and Edmund Burke.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 140 BC, Tigranes the Great ranks 1After him are Ptolemy X Alexander I, Salome Alexandra, Huo Qubing, and Lucius Licinius Crassus. Among people deceased in 55 BC, Tigranes the Great ranks 2Before him is Lucretius. After him are Berenice IV of Egypt and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Tigranes the Great ranks 2 out of 147Before him are George Gurdjieff (1866). After him are Gregory the Illuminator (257), Leo V the Armenian (775), Anastas Mikoyan (1895), Artem Mikoyan (1905), Tiridates III of Armenia (255), Armen Sarkissian (1953), Hayk (410), Najm ad-Din Ayyub (1100), Shirkuh (1100), and Khachatur Abovian (1805).

Among POLITICIANS In Armenia

Among politicians born in Armenia, Tigranes the Great ranks 1After him are Leo V the Armenian (775), Anastas Mikoyan (1895), Tiridates III of Armenia (255), Hayk (410), Najm ad-Din Ayyub (1100), Shirkuh (1100), Ashot I of Armenia (820), Vardan Mamikonian (388), Vologases V (130), Tigranes III (-100), and Nikol Pashinyan (1975).