Licinius Macer Calvus

82 BC - 47 BC

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Gaius Licinius Macer Calvus (28 May 82 BC – c. 47 BC) was an orator and poet of ancient Rome. Son of Licinius Macer and thus a member of the gens Licinia, he was a friend of the poet Catullus, whose style and subject matter he shared. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Licinius Macer Calvus has received more than 18,723 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Licinius Macer Calvus is the 2,606th most popular writer (down from 2,319th in 2019), the 2,309th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,986th in 2019) and the 160th most popular Italian Writer.

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Among writers, Licinius Macer Calvus ranks 2,606 out of 5,794Before him are Abu-l-'Atahiya, Duarte Barbosa, Dracontius, Seichō Matsumoto, José de Alencar, and Johann Karl August Musäus. After him are Abraham Sutzkever, Bernhard Grzimek, Annie Proulx, Aelred of Rievaulx, Hervé Bazin, and Herman Grimm.

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Among people born in 82 BC, Licinius Macer Calvus ranks 4Before him are Burebista, Varro Atacinus, and Marcus Caelius Rufus.  Among people deceased in 47 BC, Licinius Macer Calvus ranks 4Before him are Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator, Pharnaces II of Pontus, and Aulus Gabinius.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Licinius Macer Calvus ranks 2,309 out of 4,088Before him are Cigoli (1559), Adriana Asti (1931), Giancarlo Baghetti (1934), Luigi Villoresi (1909), Vasco Rossi (1952), and Giovanni Battista Amici (1786). After him are Francesco Donato (1468), Guido Fubini (1879), Giovanni Bembo (1543), Beppe Grillo (1948), Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark (1939), and Chromatius (335).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Licinius Macer Calvus ranks 160Before him are Asconius Pedianus (-9), Dacia Maraini (1936), Gasparo Contarini (1483), Paulinus II of Aquileia (740), Giulio Angioni (1939), and Carlo Emilio Gadda (1893). After him are Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark (1939), Silvio Pellico (1789), Apostolo Zeno (1668), Ada Negri (1870), Valerio Massimo Manfredi (1942), and Giuseppe Giacosa (1847).