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 595,052 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Lentulus Batiatus is the 925th most popular politician (up from 1,465th in 2019), the 412th most popular biography from Italy (up from 551st in 2019) and the 65th most popular Italian 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 925 out of 15,710Before him are Bashar al-Assad, Haakon VII of Norway, Amenhotep I, Andrei Gromyko, Augustus III of Poland, and Feodor III of Russia. After him are Carol II of Romania, Ferdinand VII of Spain, Nikephoros III Botaneiates, Alberto Fujimori, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, and Emperor Yao.

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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, Timaeus of Locri, Nicomedes IV of Bithynia, Eumenes III, Leonidas of Rhodes, and Micipsa. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 1After him are Gaius Claudius Glaber, Wang Zhaojun, Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, Publilius Syrus, Sosigenes of Alexandria, Timaeus of Locri, Antipater of Sidon, Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Apollonius Molon, and Bocchus I.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 412 out of 4,088Before him are Elena Ferrante (1943), Pope Sylvester III (1000), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), Pope Martin I (590), and John Cabot (1450). After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751), Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), Pope Cornelius (200), Pope Lando (900), and Poppaea Sabina (30).


Among politicians born in Italy, Lentulus Batiatus ranks 65Before him are Scipio Aemilianus (-185), Aldo Moro (1916), Ancus Marcius (-675), Roger II of Sicily (1095), Charles I of Hungary (1288), and Clara Petacci (1912). After him are Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751), Pietro Badoglio (1871), Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus (-300), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Amadeo I of Spain (1845), and Octavia the Younger (-69).