Hasdrubal Barca

300 BC - 221 BC

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Hasdrubal Barca (245 – 22 June 207 BC), a latinization of ʿAzrubaʿal (Punic: 𐤏𐤆𐤓𐤁𐤏𐤋, romanized: ʿAzrōbaʿl) son of Hamilcar Barca, was a Carthaginian general in the Second Punic War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hasdrubal Barca has received more than 376,757 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Hasdrubal Barca is the 260th most popular military personnel (down from 140th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Tunisian Military Personnel.

Hannibal's brother, Hasdrubal Barca, was the Carthaginian commander in Spain. He was sent to help Hannibal with his campaign in Italy, but he was defeated by Scipio Africanus at the Battle of Baecula.

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Among military personnels, Hasdrubal Barca ranks 260 out of 2,058Before him are Italo Balbo, Ivan Bagramyan, Otto Günsche, Otto Liman von Sanders, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, and Craterus. After him are Omar Bradley, Baiju, Zhang Liao, Nikolai Vatutin, Erwin von Witzleben, and Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby.

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Among people born in 300 BC, Hasdrubal Barca ranks 2Before him is Ziying. After him are Zhao Gao, Wang Jian, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, Sophonisba, Nabis, Gentius, Aristo of Chios, Hasdrubal Gisco, Nicomedes I of Bithynia, and Prusias I of Bithynia. Among people deceased in 221 BC, Hasdrubal Barca ranks 2Before him is Ctesibius. After him are Berenice II of Egypt, Antigonus III Doson, Conon of Samos, Hasdrubal the Fair, Lucius Caecilius Metellus, and Sphaerus.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Hasdrubal Barca ranks 17 out of 210Before him are Masinissa (-238), Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Hanno the Navigator (-633), and Aemilianus (207). After him are Julia of Corsica (420), Fatima al-Fihri (800), Macrobius (370), Sophonisba (-300), Gunthamund (450), and Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931).


Among military personnels born in Tunisia, Hasdrubal Barca ranks 2Before him are Hamilcar Barca (-275). After him are Hasdrubal Gisco (-300), and Hannibal Gisco (-300).