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Gaius Lucilius

180 BC - 102 BC

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Gaius Lucilius (180, 168 or 148 BC – 103 BC) was the earliest Roman satirist, of whose writings only fragments remain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaius Lucilius has received more than 108,263 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Gaius Lucilius is the 882nd most popular writer (up from 885th in 2019), the 1,026th most popular biography from Italy (down from 983rd in 2019) and the 74th most popular Italian Writer.

Gaius Lucilius was a Roman poet and satirist who is most famous for his satirical poem, "Satires."

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Among writers, Gaius Lucilius ranks 882 out of 5,755Before him are Jean de Joinville, Gerard of Cremona, Ali Shariati, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko. After him are Basava, Vicente Aleixandre, Hans Sachs, Eugène Scribe, Thomas Malory, and Bankim Chandra Chatterjee.

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Among people born in 180 BC, Gaius Lucilius ranks 3Before him are Apollodorus of Athens and Viriathus. After him are Publius Mucius Scaevola, Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus, Ariarathes VI of Cappadocia, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus Porcina, and Lucius Coelius Antipater. Among people deceased in 102 BC, Gaius Lucilius ranks 1

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gaius Lucilius ranks 1,026 out of 4,668Before him are Saint Cajetan (1480), Francis IV, Duke of Modena (1779), Gerard of Cremona (1114), Eleonora Gonzaga (1598), Vibia Sabina (86), and Riccardo Broschi (1698). After him are Niccolò dell'Abbate (1512), Raf Vallone (1916), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Adelaide of Austria (1822), Michele Ferrero (1925), and Lars Porsena (-600).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Gaius Lucilius ranks 74Before him are Emilio Salgari (1862), Stesichorus (-630), Antonio Tabucchi (1943), Valerius Maximus (-100), Ibycus (-600), and Gerard of Cremona (1114). After him are Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Vittoria Colonna (1490), Persius (34), and Lucius Accius (-170).