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Ctesiphon (irq)

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Ctesiphon ranks 2,886th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Gonohe, Aomori, Viareggio, and Royal Palace of Caserta. Memorable people born in Ctesiphon include Mani, Khosrow II, and Hormizd IV. Memorable people who died in Ctesiphon include Khosrow I, Salman the Persian, and Khosrow II. Ctesiphon has been the birth place of many politicians and religious figures and the death place of many politicians and companions. Ctesiphon is located in Iraq.

Ctesiphon was an ancient city, located on the eastern bank of the Tigris, and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of present-day Baghdad. Ctesiphon served as the main capital of Iran, also known as Persia, and by the Romans as Ariana, in the Parthian and Sasanian eras for over eight hundred years. Ctesiphon was the winter capital of the Sasanian Empire until the Muslim conquest of Persia in 637 AD. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 101 and 570, Ctesiphon was the birth place of 4 globally memorable people, including Mani, Khosrow II, and Hormizd IV. Additionaly, 10 globally memorable people have passed away in Ctesiphon including Khosrow I, Salman the Persian, and Khosrow II. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Ctesiphon than were born there.

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Most individuals born in present day Ctesiphon were politicians (3) and religious figures (1),  while most who died were politicians (8), companions (1), and religious figures (1).