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500 BC - 390 BC

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Brennus (or Brennos) was a chieftain of the Senones. He defeated the Romans at the Battle of the Allia (ca 390 BC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brennus has received more than 129,988 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Brennus is the 1,188th most popular politician (down from 1,097th in 2019), the 484th most popular biography from Italy (down from 456th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Italian Politician.

Brennus was a Gallic chieftain who led a group of Gauls to Rome in 390 BC and sacked the city.

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Among politicians, Brennus ranks 1,188 out of 15,577Before him are Galeazzo Ciano, Antiochus I Soter, Jefferson Davis, Alexei Rykov, Alexander Kolchak, and Vajiralongkorn. After him are Samo, Conrad IV of Germany, Emperor Wen of Sui, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Valdemar II of Denmark, and Demetrius I of Macedon.

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Among people born in 500 BC, Brennus ranks 8Before him are Myron, Leucippus, Xanthippe, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Ezra, and Artemisia I of Caria. After him are Cyrus the Younger, Ictinus, Cratylus, Xerxes II of Persia, Pāṇini, and Pleistarchus. Among people deceased in 390 BC, Brennus ranks 2Before him is Philolaus. After him are Conon and Amadocus I.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Brennus ranks 484 out of 4,668Before him are Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Pope Sergius III (860), Pope Benedict VI (900), Pope Valentine (780), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), and Giorgio Moroder (1940). After him are Giuseppe Farina (1906), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Conrad IV of Germany (1228), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Pontormo (1494), and Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499).


Among politicians born in Italy, Brennus ranks 73Before him are Queen Paola of Belgium (1937), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Scipio Aemilianus (-185), Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (1416), Gaius Gracchus (-154), and Galeazzo Ciano (1903). After him are Conrad IV of Germany (1228), Francesco I Sforza (1401), Lentulus Batiatus (-200), Trebonianus Gallus (206), Totila (500), and Maria Anna of Savoy (1803).