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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 136,780 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Cornelius Nepos is the 397th most popular writer (up from 401st in 2019), the 511th most popular biography from Italy (down from 494th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Italian Writer.

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

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  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.15

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  • 2.28

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Among writers, Cornelius Nepos ranks 397 out of 5,755Before him are Edmondo De Amicis, Hector Malot, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Apollonius of Rhodes, J. M. G. Le Clézio, and Sergei Yesenin. After him are Pietro Aretino, Sylvia Plath, Paula Hitler, Edward Said, Arion, and Lysias.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Cornelius Nepos ranks 10Before him are Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Elizabeth, Joachim, Crixus, and Herodias. After him are Simon of Cyrene, Cleopatra V of Egypt, Ambiorix, Gaius Octavius, Gamaliel, and Andronicus of Rhodes. Among people deceased in 25 BC, Cornelius Nepos ranks 1After him are Alexander Helios, Publius Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, and Amyntas of Galatia.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cornelius Nepos ranks 511 out of 4,668Before him are Franco Nero (1941), Pope-elect Stephen (700), Francesco Redi (1626), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), and Totila (500). After him are Pietro Aretino (1492), Pope Boniface VI (800), Alberto Ascari (1918), Giovanni Falcone (1939), Pope Hilarius (415), and Giulio Caccini (1551).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Cornelius Nepos ranks 31Before him are Primo Levi (1919), Alberto Moravia (1907), Lorenzo Valla (1407), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), and Edmondo De Amicis (1846). After him are Pietro Aretino (1492), Propertius (-50), Tibullus (-50), Elena Ferrante (1943), Ennius (-239), and Livius Andronicus (-280).