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 with 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 8,036,759 page views. His biography is available in 106 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 103 in 2019). Hannibal is the 18th most popular politician, the most popular biography from Tunisia and the most popular Tunisian 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 18 out of 15,710Before him are Elizabeth I of England, Saladin, Jimmy Carter, Constantine the Great, Attila, and Suleiman the Magnificent. After him are Benito Mussolini, Winston Churchill, Otto von Bismarck, Mao Zedong, Tutankhamun, and Ulysses S. Grant.

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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, Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus, Philopoemen, Agesipolis III, and Publius Licinius Crassus Dives.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Hannibal ranks 1 out of 163After him are Ibn Khaldun (1332), Claudia Cardinale (1938), Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Hamilcar Barca (-275), Cyprian (200), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), and Hasdrubal Barca (-300).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

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