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Tomyris (; Ancient Greek: Τομυρις, romanized: Tomuris; Latin: Tomyris) also called Thomyris, Tomris, or Tomiride, was an Iranic queen who reigned over the Massagetae, a nomadic people of Central Asia and sub-ethnicity of the Saka whose territory comprised an area ranging from modern-day Romania to Kazakhstan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tomyris has received more than 1,117,267 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Tomyris is the 212th most popular politician (up from 453rd in 2019), the most popular biography from Kazakhstan (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Kazakhstani Politician.

Tomyris was a queen of the Massagetae, a nomadic people of Central Asia. Her army had defeated the Persians and she is most famous for defeating Cyrus the Great in 530 BC.

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Among politicians, Tomyris ranks 212 out of 15,577Before her are George VI, Mahidevran, Alexander III of Russia, Rudolf Hess, Mehmed VI, and Yuri Andropov. After her are Brutus the Younger, Xi Jinping, Ferdinand I of Austria, Harun al-Rashid, Ho Chi Minh, and Ferdinand II of Aragon.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Tomyris ranks 2Before her is Cyrus the Great. After her are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Esther, Lucretia, Peisistratos, Servius Tullius, Ānanda, Belshazzar, Cambyses I, Pheidippides, and Hippasus. Among people deceased in 600 BC, Tomyris ranks 3Before her are Laozi and Daniel. After her are Draco, Belshazzar, Habakkuk, Astyages, Maya, Epimenides, Theano, Anacharsis, and Phalaris.

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In Kazakhstan

Among people born in Kazakhstan, Tomyris ranks 1 out of 154After her are Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940), Baibars (1223), Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (1953), Ahmad Yasawi (1103), Seljuk (902), Lavr Kornilov (1870), Akhmad Kadyrov (1951), Aslan Maskhadov (1951), Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (1946), and Shoqan Walikhanov (1835).

Among POLITICIANS In Kazakhstan

Among politicians born in Kazakhstan, Tomyris ranks 1After her are Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940), Baibars (1223), Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (1953), Seljuk (902), Akhmad Kadyrov (1951), Aslan Maskhadov (1951), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (1946), Ablai Khan (1711), Dinmukhamed Kunaev (1912), Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev (1952), and Muhammad Shaybani (1451).