245 BC - 202 BC

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Maharbal (Punic: 𐤌‬𐤄‬𐤓𐤁‬𐤏𐤋, MHRBʿL; fl. 3rd century BC) was a Numidian army commander in charge of the cavalry under Hannibal and his second-in-command during the Second Punic War. Maharbal was a very close friend to Hannibal and admired him greatly. He was often critical to the battlefield success of Carthage over Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maharbal has received more than 76,376 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Maharbal is the 4,822nd most popular politician (up from 5,158th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Tunisia (up from 37th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Tunisian Politician.

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Among politicians, Maharbal ranks 4,822 out of 15,710Before him are Herihor, Baron Alexander von Bach, Siamun, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Bertrand de Blanchefort, and Hans Jeschonnek. After him are Lord Randolph Churchill, István Tisza, Son Sen, Elizabeth Tudor, Patriarch Filaret of Moscow, and Guadalupe Victoria.

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Among people born in 245 BC, Maharbal ranks 1 Among people deceased in 202 BC, Maharbal ranks 4Before him are Xiang Yu, Syphax, and Hasdrubal Gisco. After him are Titus Manlius Torquatus and Sanghamitta.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Maharbal ranks 32 out of 163Before him are Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931), Fouad Mebazaa (1933), Hasdrubal Gisco (-300), Hanno the Great (-300), Avienus (305), and Georges Wolinski (1934). After him are Albert Memmi (1920), Mohamed Ennaceur (1934), Constantine the African (1020), Moncef Marzouki (1945), F. R. David (1947), and Salvius Julianus (115).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Maharbal ranks 17Before him are Sophonisba (-300), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Mohamed Ghannouchi (1941), Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah (931), Fouad Mebazaa (1933), and Hanno the Great (-300). After him are Mohamed Ennaceur (1934), Moncef Marzouki (1945), Salvius Julianus (115), Hamed Karoui (1927), Gaius Claudius Nero (-300), and Al-Aziz Billah (955).