160 BC - 104 BC

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Jugurtha or Jugurthen (Libyco-Berber Yugurten or Yugarten, c. 160 – 104 BC) was a king of Numidia. When the Numidian king Micipsa, who had adopted Jugurtha, died in 118 BC, Jugurtha and his two adoptive brothers, Hiempsal and Adherbal, succeeded him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jugurtha has received more than 362,454 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Jugurtha is the 1,060th most popular politician (down from 899th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 8th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Algerian Politician.

Jugurtha is most famous for being a king of Numidia who fought against the Roman Empire.

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Among politicians, Jugurtha ranks 1,060 out of 15,710Before him are Abū Lahab, Amadeo I of Spain, Amin al-Husseini, Sigismund I the Old, Engelbert Dollfuss, and Xianfeng Emperor. After him are Dagobert I, Louis I of Spain, Himiko, Aristides, Idris of Libya, and Zacchaeus.

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Among people born in 160 BC, Jugurtha ranks 1After him are Lucius Caecilius Metellus Dalmaticus, Gaius Caecilius Metellus Caprarius, and Theodosius of Bithynia. Among people deceased in 104 BC, Jugurtha ranks 1After him are John Hyrcanus, Dong Zhongshu, and Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Jugurtha ranks 9 out of 164Before him are Yves Saint Laurent (1936), Apuleius (125), Jacques Derrida (1930), Macrinus (164), Louis Althusser (1918), and Saint Monica (332). After him are Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), Emir Abdelkader (1808), Édouard-Henri Avril (1849), Juba II (-52), Dihya (700), and Houari Boumédiène (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In Algeria

Among politicians born in Algeria, Jugurtha ranks 2Before him are Macrinus (164). After him are Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), Emir Abdelkader (1808), Juba II (-52), Dihya (700), Houari Boumédiène (1932), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), Marcel Cerdan (1916), Syphax (-250), Juba I of Numidia (-85), and Abdelmadjid Tebboune (1945).