Brutus the Younger

85 BC - 42 BC

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Marcus Junius Brutus (; Latin pronunciation: [ˈmaːrkʊs juːniʊs ˈbruːtʊs]; c. 85 BC – 23 October 42 BC) was a Roman politician, orator, and the most famous of the assassins of Julius Caesar. After being adopted by a relative, he used the name Quintus Servilius Caepio Brutus, which was retained as his legal name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brutus the Younger has received more than 431,307 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Brutus the Younger is the 274th most popular politician (down from 211th in 2019), the 116th most popular biography from Italy (down from 90th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Italian Politician.

Brutus the Younger is most famous for being a conspirator in the assassination of Julius Caesar.

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Among politicians, Brutus the Younger ranks 274 out of 19,576Before him are Georgy Zhukov, Philippe Pétain, Wu Zetian, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Numa Pompilius, and Elagabalus. After him are Ferdinand II of Aragon, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Leopold III of Belgium, Charles VII of France, Alexander II of Russia, and Charles VIII of France.

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Among people born in 85 BC, Brutus the Younger ranks 1After him are Atia, Tiberius Claudius Nero, Juba I of Numidia, Antiochus XIII Asiaticus, and Helvius Cinna. Among people deceased in 42 BC, Brutus the Younger ranks 1After him are Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus, Servilia, Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus, Gaius Antonius Hybrida, Porcia, Gaius Antonius, Ariobarzanes III of Cappadocia, and Publius Servilius Casca.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Brutus the Younger ranks 116 out of 5,161Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Antonio Gramsci (1891), Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938), Pope Innocent III (1160), Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), and Numa Pompilius (-753). After him are Sulla (-138), Pope Urban VIII (1568), Agatha of Sicily (235), Pope Pius II (1405), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), and Guido of Arezzo (991).


Among politicians born in Italy, Brutus the Younger ranks 25Before him are Sonia Gandhi (1946), Domitian (51), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Antoninus Pius (86), Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), and Numa Pompilius (-753). After him are Sulla (-138), Cardinal Mazarin (1602), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Galba (-3), Sergio Mattarella (1941), and Nerva (30).