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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 420,789 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Brutus the Younger is the 213th most popular politician (down from 159th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Italy (down from 69th in 2019) and the 17th 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 213 out of 15,577Before him are Mahidevran, Alexander III of Russia, Rudolf Hess, Mehmed VI, Yuri Andropov, and Tomyris. After him are Xi Jinping, Ferdinand I of Austria, Harun al-Rashid, Ho Chi Minh, Ferdinand II of Aragon, and Hosni Mubarak.

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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, Ariobarzanes III of Cappadocia, and Publius Servilius Casca.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Brutus the Younger ranks 91 out of 4,668Before him are Giotto (1267), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Pope Paul VI (1897), Pope Leo X (1475), Bud Spencer (1929), and Girolamo Savonarola (1452). After him are Tintoretto (1518), Pope Pius X (1835), Enrico Fermi (1901), Domitian (51), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), and Pliny the Elder (23).


Among politicians born in Italy, Brutus the Younger ranks 17Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Mark Antony (-83), Vespasian (9), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), and Titus (41). After him are Domitian (51), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Antoninus Pius (86), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), and Scipio Africanus (-235).