15 BC - 19


Germanicus Julius Caesar (24 May 15 BC – 10 October AD 19) was a popular and prominent general of the Roman Empire, known for his campaigns in Germania. The son of Nero Claudius Drusus and Antonia Minor, Germanicus was born into an influential branch of the patrician gens Claudia. The agnomen Germanicus was added to his full name in 9 BC when it was posthumously awarded to his father in honor of his victories in Germania. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Germanicus has received more than 1,040,842 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 47th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Germanicus ranks 47 out of 1,194Before him are Karl Dönitz, Gerd von Rundstedt, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Vasily Zaitsev, Belisarius, and Isoroku Yamamoto. After him are Erich Ludendorff, T. E. Lawrence, Albrecht von Wallenstein, Otto Skorzeny, Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, and Fedor von Bock.

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Among people born in 15 BC, Germanicus ranks 2Before him is Philo. After him is Polemon II of Pontus. Among people deceased in 19, Germanicus ranks 1After him is Vonones I.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Germanicus ranks 234 out of 3,282Before him are Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), Juvenal (50), Adriano Celentano (1938), Luca Pacioli (1445), and Bonaventure (1221). After him are Pope John VIII (820), Pope Benedict XIII (1649), Pope Alexander III (1100), Pope Leo III (750), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), and Michelangelo Antonioni (1912).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Germanicus ranks 2Before him are Cesare Borgia (1475). After him are Hamilcar Barca (-275), Andrea Doria (1466), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Matilda of Tuscany (1046), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Sejanus (-20), Italo Balbo (1896), and Federico da Montefeltro (1422).

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