Lentulus Batiatus

200 BC - 100 BC

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Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Vatia (also called Lentulus Batiatus by Plutarch) was the Roman owner of a gladiatorial school in ancient Capua. It was from this school that, in 73 BC, the Thracian slave Spartacus and about 70 to 78 followers escaped. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lentulus Batiatus has received more than 616,283 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Lentulus Batiatus is the 1,217th most popular politician (down from 924th in 2019), the 496th most popular biography from Italy (down from 412th in 2019) and the 76th most popular Politician.

Lentulus Batiatus is most famous for being a gladiator trainer. He is famous for training Spartacus and the other gladiators.

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Among politicians, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 1,217 out of 15,577Before him are Daoguang Emperor, Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen, Marie Louise d’Orléans, Emperor Gaozong of Tang, Felix Yusupov, and Emir Abdelkader. After him are Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Constantine X Doukas, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Michel Aoun, Zachary Taylor, and 2nd Dalai Lama.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 2Before him is Judas Maccabeus. After him are Patanjali, Zhang Qian, Gaius Claudius Glaber, Mattathias, John Hyrcanus, Eumenes III, Nicomedes IV of Bithynia, Timaeus of Locri, Micipsa, and Antipater of Sidon. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 1After him are Gaius Claudius Glaber, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Wang Zhaojun, Sosigenes of Alexandria, Publilius Syrus, Timaeus of Locri, Antipater of Sidon, Tigranes III, Bocchus I, Apollonius Molon, and Lucius Appuleius Saturninus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 496 out of 4,668Before him are Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), Francesco I Sforza (1401), Januarius (272), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Guccio Gucci (1881), and Pope Celestine II (1100). After him are Pope Cornelius (200), Pope Anterus (180), Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Innocent II (1100), Trebonianus Gallus (206), and Fabio Capello (1946).


Among politicians born in Italy, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 76Before him are Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (1416), Gaius Gracchus (-154), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Brennus (-500), Conrad IV of Germany (1228), and Francesco I Sforza (1401). After him are Trebonianus Gallus (206), Totila (500), Maria Anna of Savoy (1803), Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), and Rodolfo Graziani (1882).