Marcus Aurelius Cotta

150 BC - 100 BC

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Marcus Aurelius Cotta was a Roman politician and general who was consul in 74 BC. He was posted to Bithynia with a Roman fleet as part of the Third Mithridatic War. He was defeated by King Mithridates VI of Pontus. Rescued by his fellow consul he reduced the Pontic coast and captured the city of Heraclea after a two-year siege. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcus Aurelius Cotta has received more than 2,314 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcus Aurelius Cotta is the 10,035th most popular politician (down from 9,461st in 2019), the 2,558th most popular biography from Italy and the 679th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Marcus Aurelius Cotta ranks 10,035 out of 15,710Before him are Giora Feidman, Adamantios Androutsopoulos, Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, Mari Alkatiri, Bak Jungyang, and Francisco Javier Castaños, 1st Duke of Bailén. After him are Pharasmanes II of Iberia, Kalevi Sorsa, Sihathor, Wincenty Witos, Umar Shaikh Mirza II, and Leyla Zana.

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Among people born in 150 BC, Marcus Aurelius Cotta ranks 28Before him are Publius Ventidius Bassus, Lucius Afranius, Gaius Hostilius Mancinus, Lucius Licinius Lucullus, Manius Aquillius, and Lucius Afranius. After him are Appius Claudius Pulcher, Lucius Cassius Longinus Ravilla, Ptolemy of Cyprus, Quintus Marcius Rex, Pingala, and Artaxias I of Iberia. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Marcus Aurelius Cotta ranks 25Before him are Bion of Smyrna, Archelaus, Publius Ventidius Bassus, Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius, Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, and Geminus. After him are Ptolemy of Cyprus, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos Iunior, Theodosius of Bithynia, Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus, and Ariobarzanes II of Cappadocia.

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Among people born in Italy, Marcus Aurelius Cotta ranks 2,558 out of 4,088Before him are Giuseppe Parini (1729), Giovanni Goria (1943), Edoardo Amaldi (1908), Giovanni Arrighi (1937), Sergio Castellitto (1953), and Giovanni Domenico Maraldi (1709). After him are Attilio Ferraris (1904), Giovanni Artusi (1540), Nanni Galli (1940), Fabrizio Ravanelli (1968), Marco Basaiti (1470), and Enrico Forlanini (1848).


Among politicians born in Italy, Marcus Aurelius Cotta ranks 679Before him are Lucius Afranius (-150), Archduke Louis of Austria (1784), Mario Scelba (1901), Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela (1781), Paolo Mantegazza (1831), and Giovanni Goria (1943). After him are Walter de Silva (1951), Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus (-1), Michele Steno (1331), Liliana Segre (1930), Giuseppe Zanardelli (1826), and Reniero Zeno (1250).