Cornelius Nepos

100 BC - 25 BC

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Cornelius Nepos (; c. 110 BC – c. 25 BC) was a Roman biographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornelius Nepos has received more than 129,672 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Cornelius Nepos is the 401st most popular writer (down from 367th in 2019), the 494th most popular biography from Italy (down from 449th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Italian Writer.

Cornelius Nepos was a Roman historian who is most famous for his biographies of famous people.

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.55

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  • 2.31

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Among writers, Cornelius Nepos ranks 401 out of 5,794Before him are Gertrude Stein, Propertius, Livius Andronicus, Edward Said, Ludovico Ariosto, and Svetlana Alliluyeva. After him are Françoise Sagan, Karl Barth, Friedrich Schlegel, Nelly Sachs, Sándor Márai, and Ivan Krylov.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Cornelius Nepos ranks 10Before him are Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Joachim, Elizabeth, Herodias, and Simon of Cyrene. After him are Gamaliel, Ambiorix, Ptolemy XI Alexander II, Gaius Octavius, Andronicus of Rhodes, and Antipater the Idumaean. Among people deceased in 25 BC, Cornelius Nepos ranks 1After him are Alexander Helios and Publius Cornelius Lentulus Spinther.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cornelius Nepos ranks 494 out of 4,088Before him are Muzio Clementi (1752), Claudia Octavia (40), Pope Anterus (180), Francesco I Sforza (1401), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), and Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916). After him are Pope Telesphorus (100), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope Hilarius (415), Trebonianus Gallus (206), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), and Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Cornelius Nepos ranks 34Before him are Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pietro Aretino (1492), Tibullus (-50), Propertius (-50), Livius Andronicus (-280), and Ludovico Ariosto (1474). After him are Ennius (-239), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Statius (40), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), and Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749).