Brutus the Younger

85 BC - 42 BC

Brutus the Younger

Marcus Junius Brutus (; 85 BC – 23 October 42 BC), often referred to simply as Brutus, was a Roman senator and the most famous of the assassins of Julius Caesar. After being adopted by an uncle, he used the name Quintus Servilius Caepio Brutus, but subsequently returned to his birth name. Brutus was close to General Julius Caesar, the leader of the Populares faction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brutus the Younger has received more than 389,000 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 144th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Brutus the Younger ranks 142 out of 14,801Before him are Augusto Pinochet, Hatshepsut, Ho Chi Minh, Clovis I, Paul von Hindenburg, and Napoleon II. After him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Harry S. Truman, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Louis XVIII of France, Murad II, and Joseph Goebbels.

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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, Gaius Antonius Hybrida, Gaius Antonius, Porcia, and Ariobarzanes III of Cappadocia.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Brutus the Younger ranks 66 out of 3,282Before him are Tacitus (54), Federico Fellini (1920), Pope Gregory XIII (1502), Pope Pius XI (1857), Evangelista Torricelli (1608), and Parmenides (-501). After him are Vitruvius (-75), Pope Pius IX (1792), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Sophia Loren (1934), and Lucrezia Borgia (1480).


Among politicians born in Italy, Brutus the Younger ranks 15Before him are Pontius Pilate (-12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Tiberius (-42), Vespasian (9), Mark Antony (-83), and Pompey (-106). After him are Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), Domitian (51), Titus (41), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820).

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