Julius Caesar

100 BC - 44 BC

Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar ( SEE-zər, Latin: [ˈɡaːi.ʊs ˈjuːli.ʊs ˈkae̯.sar]; 12 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman general and statesman who 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, a political alliance that dominated Roman politics for several years. Their attempts to amass power as Populares were opposed by the Optimates within the Roman Senate, among them Cato the Younger with the frequent support of Cicero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Caesar has received more than 19,191,621 page views. His biography is available in 203 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Julius Caesar ranks 3 out of 14,801Before him are Napoleon and Adolf Hitler. After him are Donald Trump, Louis XIV of France, Joseph Stalin, Thomas Jefferson, Augustus, Vladimir Lenin, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Charlemagne, and Elizabeth I of England.

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Among people born in 100 BC, Julius Caesar ranks 1After him are Mary, mother of Jesus, Saint Joseph, Bartholomew the Apostle, Saint Anne, Elizabeth, Joachim, Simon of Cyrene, Herodias, Cornelius Nepos, Ptolemy XI Alexander II, and Gamaliel. 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 3,282Before him are Leonardo da Vinci (1452), Marco Polo (1254), Christopher Columbus (1451), and Galileo Galilei (1564). After him are Michelangelo (1475), Archimedes (-287), Dante Alighieri (1265), Augustus (-63), Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), and Niccolò Machiavelli (1469).


Among politicians born in Italy, Julius Caesar ranks 1After him are Augustus (-63), Benito Mussolini (1883), Cicero (-106), Nero (37), Commodus (161), Caligula (12), Marcus Aurelius (121), Pontius Pilate (-12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Tiberius (-42), and Vespasian (9).

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