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Lucius Licinius Lucullus

150 BC - 200 BC

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Lucius Licinius Lucullus was a Roman politician who became consul in 151 BC. Lucullus was sent to Hispania Citerior (Nearer Spain, on the east coast of Hispania) when the senate rejected a proposal for a peace treaty with the Celtiberians by Marcus Claudius Marcellus to end the Numantine War (154–152 BC). However, Marcellus went ahead with his plan and quickly concluded a treaty before Lucullus got there. Lucullus was disappointed and, "being greedy of fame and needing money because he was in straitened circumstances", he attacked the Vaccaei (a Celtiberian tribe which lived further north) who were not at war with Rome and did so without the authorisation of the senate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucius Licinius Lucullus has received more than 14,148 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucius Licinius Lucullus is the 10,047th most popular politician (down from 9,460th in 2019), the 913th most popular biography from Spain (down from 895th in 2019) and the 305th most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Lucius Licinius Lucullus ranks 10,047 out of 15,577Before him are Nicéphore Soglo, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Alfredo Palacio, Adam Malik, Jacques Laffitte, and Anwar Ibrahim. After him are Paul van Zeeland, Jacques Poos, Paolo Boselli, Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 150 BC, Lucius Licinius Lucullus ranks 24Before him are Yizhixie, Sextus Julius Caesar, Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, Artavasdes I of Armenia, Lucius Afranius, and Apollodorus the Epicurean. After him are Lucius Afranius, Publius Ventidius Bassus, Gaius Hostilius Mancinus, Hortensia, Artaxias I of Iberia, and Sanchuniathon. Among people deceased in 200 BC, Lucius Licinius Lucullus ranks 22Before him are Hermogenes of Priene, Ariarathes VI of Cappadocia, Marcus Fulvius Nobilior, Gnaeus Manlius Vulso, Ariarathes V of Cappadocia, and Zeno of Tarsus. After him are Publius Sulpicius Galba Maximus, Marcus Valerius Laevinus, Heliocles I, Ariarathes IV of Cappadocia, Laodice VI, and Aemilia Tertia.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Lucius Licinius Lucullus ranks 913 out of 2,932Before him are Francisco Hernández de Toledo (1515), Ramón Franco (1896), Txiki Begiristain (1964), Massiel (1947), Bahya ibn Paquda (1050), and Vicente Aranda (1926). After him are Francisco Bayeu y Subías (1734), Ibn Zaydún (1003), Louis of Granada (1504), Luis Arconada (1954), Francisco Herrera the Younger (1622), and Ibn Sa'id al-Maghribi (1213).

Among POLITICIANS In Spain

Among politicians born in Spain, Lucius Licinius Lucullus ranks 305Before him are Muhammad III of Granada (1257), Federico Mayor Zaragoza (1934), Pau Claris i Casademunt (1586), Indalecio Prieto (1883), Abbad II al-Mu'tadid (1012), and Ramón Franco (1896). After him are Ibn Sa'id al-Maghribi (1213), Francesc Cambó (1876), Sandro Rosell (1964), Arsenio Martínez Campos (1831), Eleanor of Arborea (1340), and Eduardo Dato (1856).