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Name:  Leontios
Brief biography:  Byzantine Emperor 695-698 and a former general.
Nationality:  Byzantine
Period of rule:  695-698
Date of death:  706
Place of death:  Istanbul

Leontios was a Byzantine general who took power in a coup against Justinian II in 695. He was himself deposed and mutilated in the coup of Tiberios III in 698, following a failed assault to reclaim Cathage. He spent Tiberios III's reign in a monastery before a returning Justinian II had both Leontios and Tiberios executed in 706.

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