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Ambiorix (Gaulish "king of the surroundings", or "king-protector") (fl. 54–53 BC) was, together with Cativolcus, prince of the Eburones, leader of a Belgic tribe of north-eastern Gaul (Gallia Belgica), where modern Belgium is located. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ambiorix has received more than 406,797 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Ambiorix is the 1,936th most popular politician (up from 2,066th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 77th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Belgian Politician.

Ambiorix was a chieftain of the Eburones tribe in Gaul. He is most famous for being the leader of the tribes who defeated the Romans in the Battle of the Sabis in 54 BC.

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Among politicians, Ambiorix ranks 1,936 out of 15,577Before him are Klaus Iohannis, Rugila, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, and Elizabeth of Portugal. After him are Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Frederick the Fair, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Viriathus, and Rastislav of Moravia.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Ambiorix ranks 13Before him are Joachim, Crixus, Herodias, Cornelius Nepos, Simon of Cyrene, and Cleopatra V of Egypt. After him are Gaius Octavius, Gamaliel, Andronicus of Rhodes, Zebedee, Ptolemy XI Alexander II, and Titus Labienus. Among people deceased in 53 BC, Ambiorix ranks 2Before him is Marcus Licinius Crassus. After him are Publius Licinius Crassus and Gaius Scribonius Curio.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Ambiorix ranks 75 out of 1,019Before him are Maxime Weygand (1867), Dominique Pire (1910), Quentin Matsys (1466), Herman Van Rompuy (1947), François Englert (1932), and Adolphe Quetelet (1796). After him are Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (1927), Jacky Ickx (1945), Ernest Solvay (1838), Hubert van Eyck (1366), Albert Claude (1899), and Corneille Heymans (1892).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Ambiorix ranks 23Before him are Pepin of Herstal (635), Margaret of Parma (1522), Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864), Samo (600), Léon Degrelle (1906), and Herman Van Rompuy (1947). After him are Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (1927), Marie José of Belgium (1906), Paul-Henri Spaak (1899), Lamoral, Count of Egmont (1522), Anne of France (1461), and Margaret III, Countess of Flanders (1350).