183 BC - 183 BC

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Hannibal (; Punic: 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋, Ḥannibaʿl; 247 – between 183 and 181 BC) was a Carthaginian general and statesman who commanded the forces of Carthage in their battle against the Roman Republic during the Second Punic War. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest military commanders in history. Hannibal's father, Hamilcar Barca, was a leading Carthaginian general during the First Punic War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hannibal has received more than 8,773,384 page views. His biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 106 in 2019). Hannibal is the 22nd most popular politician (down from 18th in 2019), the most popular biography from Tunisia and the most popular Politician.

Hannibal is most famous for leading an army of Carthaginian soldiers across the Alps in 218 BC and defeating the Roman army.

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Among politicians, Hannibal ranks 22 out of 15,577Before him are Elizabeth I of England, Jimmy Carter, Winston Churchill, Constantine the Great, Benito Mussolini, and Tutankhamun. After him are Otto von Bismarck, Hammurabi, Cicero, Mikhail Gorbachev, Attila, and Hurrem Sultan.

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Among people born in 183 BC, Hannibal ranks 1 Among people deceased in 183 BC, Hannibal ranks 1After him are Scipio Africanus, Philopoemen, Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus, Publius Licinius Crassus Dives, and Agesipolis III.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Hannibal ranks 1 out of 179After him are Ibn Khaldun (1332), Claudia Cardinale (1938), Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Cyprian (200), Hamilcar Barca (-275), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Hasdrubal Barca (-300), Masinissa (-238), and Hanno the Navigator (-633).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Hannibal ranks 1After him are Habib Bourguiba (1903), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Aemilianus (207), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Gunthamund (450), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Gordian II (190), and Sophonisba (-300).