Bocchus I

200 BC - 100 BC

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Bocchus, often referred to as Bocchus I for clarity, was king of Mauretania from c. 111 - 80 BCE. He was father-in-law to the Numidian king Jugurtha, with whom he initially allied against the Romans in the Jugurthine War, a lengthy and indecisive conflict. King Bocchus eventually betrayed Jugurtha to the Romans in 105 BCE. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bocchus I has received more than 66,816 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bocchus I is the 5,729th most popular politician (down from 5,482nd in 2019).

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Among politicians, Bocchus I ranks 5,729 out of 15,710Before him are Paul Painlevé, Max Adler, Rusa II, Louis, Prince of Condé, Al-Mu'tamid, and Zakir Husain. After him are Theudigisel, Injong of Goryeo, Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, Otto I, Duke of Swabia and Bavaria, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and Prince Gong.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Bocchus I ranks 23Before him are Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Crates of Mallus, Simon Thassi, Phraates II, Mithridates V of Pontus, and Apollonius Molon. After him are Jonathan Apphus, Seleucus V Philometor, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Apollonius of Tralles, Moschus, and Aretas III. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Bocchus I ranks 12Before him are Sosigenes of Alexandria, Timaeus of Locri, Antipater of Sidon, Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, Artemidorus Ephesius, and Apollonius Molon. After him are Commius, Tigranes III, Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, Aretas III, Ariobarzanes I of Cappadocia, and Amanishakheto.

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