List of people known as "the Great"

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This is a list of people known as "the Great", or the equivalent, in their own language.wikipedia
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Bolesław I the Brave

Bolesław I ChrobryBolesław IBoleslaw I of Poland
Bolesław I the Brave (Bolesław I Chrobry, Boleslav Chrabrý; 967 – 17 June 1025), less often known as Bolesław I the Great (Bolesław I Wielki), was Duke of Poland from 992 to 1025, and the first King of Poland in 1025.

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden

Gustavus AdolphusGustav II AdolfGustavus II Adolphus
He is also the only Swedish monarch to be styled "the Great".

Manuel I Komnenos

Manuel I ComnenusManuel IManuel Comnenus
Called ho Megas (ὁ Μέγας, translated as "the Great") by the Greeks, Manuel is known to have inspired intense loyalty in those who served him.

Rama I

Phutthayotfa ChulalokBuddha Yodfa ChulalokeKing Rama I
In 1982, 200 years after his accession, the Thai cabinet decided to award him the epithet Maharat ("The Great").

Alexander the Great

AlexanderAlexander III of MacedonAlexander of Macedon
The title was inherited by Alexander III when he conquered the Persian Empire, and the epithet eventually became personally associated with him.

Akbar

Akbar the GreatEmperor AkbarJalaluddin Muhammed Akbar

Albertus Magnus

Albert the GreatSaint Albert the GreatSt. Albert the Great
Once the term gained currency, it was broadened to include persons in other fields, such as the philosopher Albert the Great.
Later canonised as a Catholic saint, he was known during his lifetime as Doctor universalis and Doctor expertus and, late in his life, the sobriquet Magnus was appended to his name.

Yu the Great

YuKing YuDa Yu
Yu is one of the few Chinese rulers who is posthumously honored with the epithet "the Great".

Simeon I of Bulgaria

Simeon ISimeon the GreatSimeon
Simeon the Great has been regularly featured in fiction.

Persian language

PersianNew PersianFarsi
Other languages have their own suffixes, such as Persian e Bozorg and Urdu e azam.

Urdu

Urdu languageUrdu:Hindi
Other languages have their own suffixes, such as Persian e Bozorg and Urdu e azam.

Cyrus the Great

CyrusCyrus IIKing Cyrus
It was first used by Cyrus II of Persia.

Achaemenid Empire

AchaemenidPersianPersian Empire
It was first used by Cyrus II of Persia.

Epithet

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The title was inherited by Alexander III when he conquered the Persian Empire, and the epithet eventually became personally associated with him.

Plautus

Titus Maccius PlautusPlautineT. Maccius Plautus
The first reference to this is in a comedy by Plautus, in which it is assumed that everyone knew who "Alexander the Great" was; however, there is no evidence that he was called "the Great" before this.

Pompey

Pompey the GreatGnaeus Pompeius MagnusPompeius
Later rulers and commanders were given the epithet during their lifetime, for example the Roman general Pompey.

Hanno the Great

HannoHanno I the GreatHanno II the Great
Others received the title posthumously, such as the Carthaginian Hanno and the Indian emperor Ashoka.

Ashoka

AsokaAshoka the GreatEmperor Ashoka
Others received the title posthumously, such as the Carthaginian Hanno and the Indian emperor Ashoka.

Louis XIV of France

Louis XIVKing Louis XIVKing Louis XIV of France
For example, Louis XIV of France was often referred to as "the Great" in his lifetime, but is rarely called such nowadays.

William I, German Emperor

Wilhelm IWilliam IKaiser Wilhelm I
German Emperor Wilhelm I was often called "the Great" in the time of his grandson Wilhelm II, but rarely before or after.