150 BC - 71 BC

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Gannicus was a Celtic slave, who together with the Thracian Spartacus, Crixus, Castus and Oenomaus, became one of the leaders of rebel slaves during the Third Servile War (73–71 BC). In the winter of 71 BC, Gannicus, along with Castus, broke off from Spartacus, taking a large number of Celts and Germans with them, marking the second detachment of the rebellion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gannicus has received more than 1,058,440 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gannicus is the 1,529th most popular politician (up from 2,508th in 2019).

Gannicus is most famous for his skill in the arena. He was undefeated in his first 25 fights and was known for his ferocity in battle.

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Among politicians, Gannicus ranks 1,529 out of 15,710Before him are Childebert I, Florianus, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Francis II Rákóczi, Joan II of Navarre, and Conrad I of Germany. After him are Ladislaus I of Hungary, Dongmyeong of Goguryeo, Manco Cápac, Shah Rukh, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and Seonjo of Joseon.

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Among people born in 150 BC, Gannicus ranks 1After him are Emperor Qianshao of Han, Alexander Balas, Wei Zifu, Diodotus Tryphon, Aulus Gabinius, Wei Qing, Quintus Lutatius Catulus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Mithridates II of Parthia, Huo Guang, and Tigranes I. Among people deceased in 71 BC, Gannicus ranks 2Before him is Spartacus. After him is Marcus Antonius Creticus.

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