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Valens (Greek: Ουάλης, translit. Ouálēs; 328 – 9 August 378) was Roman emperor from 364 to 378. He was the younger brother of the emperor Valentinian I, who gave Valens the eastern half of the Roman Empire to rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valens has received more than 727,856 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia. Valens is the 524th most popular politician (down from 482nd in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 5th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Croatian Politician.

Valens was the Eastern Roman Emperor from 364-378. He was most famous for his defeat at the Battle of Adrianople, which led to the collapse of the Eastern Roman Empire.

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Among politicians, Valens ranks 524 out of 15,710Before him are Fulgencio Batista, Olaf Tryggvason, Emperor Wu of Han, Constantius Chlorus, Umar II, and Neville Chamberlain. After him are Anna of Russia, Philip III of France, Moon Jae-in, George III of the United Kingdom, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, and Leopold III of Belgium.

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Among people born in 328, Valens ranks 1 Among people deceased in 378, Valens ranks 1After him is Balamber.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Valens ranks 6 out of 518Before him are Nikola Tesla (1856), Josip Broz Tito (1892), Diocletian (244), Rudolf Steiner (1861), and Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (-63). After him are Valentinian I (321), Franjo Tuđman (1922), Pope John IV (600), Pope Caius (250), János Kádár (1912), and Roger Joseph Boscovich (1711).

Among POLITICIANS In Croatia

Among politicians born in Croatia, Valens ranks 3Before him are Josip Broz Tito (1892) and Diocletian (244). After him are Valentinian I (321), Franjo Tuđman (1922), János Kádár (1912), Crispus (305), Joanna II of Naples (1373), Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (1968), Ivan Ribar (1881), Tomislav of Croatia (null), and Stjepan Radić (1871).