Lucius Vitellius the Elder

10 BC - 51

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Lucius Vitellius (before 7 BC – AD 51) was the youngest of four sons of procurator Publius Vitellius and the only one who did not die through politics. He was consul three times, which was unusual during the Roman empire for someone who was not a member of the Imperial family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucius Vitellius the Elder has received more than 39,607 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucius Vitellius the Elder is the 3,077th most popular politician (up from 3,208th in 2019).

Lucius Vitellius the Elder was most famous for being the father of Emperor Aulus Vitellius, who was the last emperor of the Roman Empire.

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Among politicians, Lucius Vitellius the Elder ranks 3,077 out of 15,710Before him are Hjalmar Branting, Henri, Prince of Condé, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Deiphobus, Than Shwe, and Władysław Gomułka. After him are Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Junichiro Koizumi, Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan, Bardiya, Ivan Ribar, and Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg.

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Among people born in 10 BC, Lucius Vitellius the Elder ranks 4Before him are Mary Magdalene, Claudius, and James, son of Alphaeus.  Among people deceased in 51, Lucius Vitellius the Elder ranks 1After him are Gotarzes II of Parthia and Vonones II.

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