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Vitalian (Latin: Flavius Vitalianus, Greek: Βιταλιανός; died 520) was a general of the East Roman (Byzantine) Empire. A native of Moesia in the northern Balkans, and probably of mixed Roman and Gothic or Scythian barbarian descent, he followed his father into the imperial army, and by 513 had become a senior commander in Thrace. In that year he rebelled against Emperor Anastasius I (r. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vitalian has received more than 4,239 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Vitalian is the 1,004th most popular military personnel (down from 914th in 2019).

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Among military personnels, Vitalian ranks 1,004 out of 1,466Before him are William Brown, Otto Ruge, François Séverin Marceau, Zdravko Tolimir, Ludwig Kübler, and Antonio Maceo Grajales. After him are Quintus Labienus, Pavel Rybalko, Maximilian Fretter-Pico, Georg von der Marwitz, Germanus, and Artabazos II.

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Among people born in 500, Vitalian ranks 37Before him are Agathangelos, Peter the Patrician, Clotilde, Tato, Eutharic, and Ardaric. After him are Skandagupta, Marcia Euphemia, Remismund, Amalaberga, Sittas, and Peter III of Alexandria. Among people deceased in 520, Vitalian ranks 2Before him is Zosimus.

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