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Germanicus Julius Caesar (24 May 15 BC – 10 October AD 19) was an ancient Roman general, known for his campaigns in Germania. The son of Nero Claudius Drusus and Antonia the Younger, 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 honour of his victories in Germania. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Germanicus has received more than 1,861,340 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. Germanicus is the 57th most popular military personnel (down from 47th in 2019), the 254th most popular biography from Italy (down from 227th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Germanicus is most famous for being a Roman general and the father of Caligula.

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Among military personnels, Germanicus ranks 57 out of 1,468Before him are Alfred Jodl, Belisarius, Otto Skorzeny, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Fedor von Bock, and Walter Model. After him are Erich Ludendorff, Albrecht von Wallenstein, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Erich Raeder, Mikhail Kutuzov, and Hamilcar Barca.

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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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Among people born in Italy, Germanicus ranks 254 out of 4,668Before him are Sonia Gandhi (1946), Sergio Mattarella (1941), Pope Innocent IX (1519), Pope Lucius III (1110), Livia (-58), and Andrea Mantegna (1431). After him are Pope Benedict II (635), Valentinian III (419), Man in the Iron Mask (1640), Pope Urban I (222), Pope Boniface IV (550), and Charles Borromeo (1538).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Germanicus ranks 2Before him are Cesare Borgia (1475). After him are Andrea Doria (1466), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Matilda of Tuscany (1046), Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), Sejanus (-20), and Federico da Montefeltro (1422).