Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus

90 BC - 100 BC

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Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (fl. 1st century BC), also anglicized as Pompey Trogue, was a Gallo-Roman historian from the Celtic Vocontii tribe in Narbonese Gaul who lived during the reign of the emperor Augustus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus has received more than 86,330 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus is the 1,950th most popular politician (up from 2,258th in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from France (up from 769th in 2019) and the 150th most popular French Politician.

Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus is most famous for his history of Alexander the Great.

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Among politicians, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus ranks 1,950 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Ruizong of Tang, Tekuder, Mahmoud al-Zahar, Michael D. Higgins, Nicolas Fouquet, and Lapu-Lapu. After him are Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Britannicus, Sophia Palaiologina, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Cleopatra V of Egypt, and Claudia Octavia.

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Among people born in 90 BC, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus ranks 5Before him are Zechariah, Diodorus Siculus, Publius Clodius Pulcher, and Anna the Prophetess. After him are Phraates IV, Gaius Scribonius Curio, Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianus, Pompeia, Gaius Antonius Hybrida, Aulus Hirtius, and Ariobarzanes II of Cappadocia. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus ranks 1After him are Sosigenes of Alexandria, Wang Zhaojun, Lentulus Batiatus, Gaius Claudius Glaber, Publilius Syrus, Antipater of Sidon, Bocchus I, Tigranes III, Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, and Apollonius Molon.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus ranks 668 out of 6,770Before him are Aristide Maillol (1861), Hubert de Givenchy (1927), Georges Sorel (1847), Jean Nouvel (1945), Nicolas Fouquet (1615), and Édouard Lalo (1823). After him are Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290), Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1528), Roger Guillemin (1924), Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (1799), Pope Stephen IX (1020), and Jean Jaurès (1859).


Among politicians born in France, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus ranks 150Before him are Charles II of Navarre (1332), Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), Paul Doumer (1857), Ariovistus (-101), Simone Veil (1927), and Nicolas Fouquet (1615). After him are Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1528), Jean Jaurès (1859), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Vincent Auriol (1884), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), and Louise of Savoy (1476).