Gaius Claudius Glaber

200 BC - 100 BC

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Gaius Claudius Glaber was a military commander of the late Roman Republic, holding the offices of legate and military praetor in 73 BC. He was defeated in the Battle of Mount Vesuvius against the forces of Spartacus during the Third Servile War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaius Claudius Glaber has received more than 468,965 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Gaius Claudius Glaber is the 194th most popular military personnel (up from 339th in 2019), the 628th most popular biography from Italy (up from 955th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Gaius Claudius Glaber is most famous for his victory over the Gauls in the Battle of Telamon in 225 BC.

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Among military personnels, Gaius Claudius Glaber ranks 194 out of 1,466Before him are Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Abraha, Rudolf Abel, Date Masamune, Oskar Dirlewanger, and Jean-de-Dieu Soult. After him are Akechi Mitsuhide, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Kurt Meyer, Pittacus of Mytilene, Syagrius, and Helmuth von Moltke the Younger.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Gaius Claudius Glaber ranks 5Before him are Judas Maccabeus, Lentulus Batiatus, Patanjali, and Zhang Qian. After him are Mattathias, John Hyrcanus, Timaeus of Locri, Nicomedes IV of Bithynia, Eumenes III, Leonidas of Rhodes, and Micipsa. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Gaius Claudius Glaber ranks 2Before him is Lentulus Batiatus. After him are Wang Zhaojun, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Publilius Syrus, Sosigenes of Alexandria, Timaeus of Locri, Antipater of Sidon, Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Apollonius Molon, and Bocchus I.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gaius Claudius Glaber ranks 628 out of 4,088Before him are Dominic Savio (1842), Louis II of Italy (825), Zeuxis (-500), Grazia Deledda (1871), Constance, Queen of Sicily (1154), and Carlo Ancelotti (1959). After him are Atia (-85), Lucius Caesar (-17), Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598), Dario Argento (1940), John William Waterhouse (1849), and Francesco Redi (1626).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Gaius Claudius Glaber ranks 10Before him are Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Matilda of Tuscany (1046), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), and Giovanni Giustiniani (1418). After him are Sejanus (-20), Italo Balbo (1896), Federico da Montefeltro (1422), Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli (1856), Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609), and Erasmo of Narni (1370).