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Julius Caesar

100 BC - 44 BC

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Gaius Julius Caesar (12 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman general and statesman. A member of the First Triumvirate, Caesar led the Roman armies in the Gallic Wars before defeating his political rival Pompey in a civil war, and subsequently became dictator from 49 BC until his assassination in 44 BC. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. In 60 BC, Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey formed the First Triumvirate, an informal political alliance that dominated Roman politics for several years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Caesar has received more than 33,634,167 page views. His biography is available in 206 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 209 in 2019). Julius Caesar is the 5th most popular politician (down from 3rd in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Italy and the most popular Italian Politician.

Julius Caesar is most famous for being a Roman general and politician who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Julius Caesar ranks 5 out of 19,576Before him are Napoleon, Adolf Hitler, Charlemagne, and Donald Trump. After him are Louis XIV of France, Suleiman the Magnificent, Joseph Stalin, Thomas Jefferson, Saladin, Vladimir Lenin, and Jimmy Carter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 100 BC, Julius Caesar ranks 1After him are Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Joseph, Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Elizabeth, Lazarus of Bethany, Joachim, Herodias, Simon of Cyrene, Cornelius Nepos, and Crixus. Among people deceased in 44 BC, Julius Caesar ranks 1After him are Ptolemy XIV of Egypt, Burebista, Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus, Helvius Cinna, and Publius Cornelius Sulla.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Julius Caesar ranks 5 out of 5,161Before him are Leonardo da Vinci (1452), Marco Polo (1254), Galileo Galilei (1564), and Christopher Columbus (1451). After him are Michelangelo (1475), Archimedes (-287), Dante Alighieri (1265), Augustus (-63), Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), and Niccolò Machiavelli (1469).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Julius Caesar ranks 1After him are Augustus (-63), Commodus (161), Benito Mussolini (1883), Cicero (-106), Nero (37), Marcus Aurelius (121), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Caligula (12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Silvio Berlusconi (1936), and Pontius Pilate (-12).