Marcus Claudius Tacitus

200 - 276

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Marcus Claudius Tacitus ( TAS-it-əs; died June 276) was Roman emperor from 275 to 276. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcus Claudius Tacitus has received more than 604,172 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Marcus Claudius Tacitus is the 2,482nd most popular politician (down from 2,065th in 2019), the 857th most popular biography from Italy (down from 757th in 2019) and the 171st most popular Italian Politician.

Marcus Claudius Tacitus is most famous for being a Roman historian and senator. He is most famous for his work, The Annals, which is a history of the Roman Empire from the death of Augustus in 14 AD to the death of Nero in 68 AD.

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Among politicians, Marcus Claudius Tacitus ranks 2,482 out of 19,576Before him are George William, Elector of Brandenburg, Stefan Uroš V, Rusudan of Georgia, Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, Karl Carstens, and Raúl Alfonsín. After him are Alexander Jannaeus, Shalmaneser I, Mohammed Badie, Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Mary of Guise, and Françoise Marie de Bourbon.

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Among people born in 200, Marcus Claudius Tacitus ranks 13Before him are Pope Stephen I, Pope Fabian, Hua Tuo, Athenaeus, Celsus, and Alexander of Aphrodisias. After him are Zhang Jue, Wei Yan, Sasan, Paul of Samosata, Tatiana of Rome, and Xiahou Yuan. Among people deceased in 276, Marcus Claudius Tacitus ranks 1After him are Florianus, and Bahram I.

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Among people born in Italy, Marcus Claudius Tacitus ranks 857 out of 5,161Before him are Valentino (1932), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus (-84), Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (1726), Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (-519), and Andrea Camilleri (1925). After him are Francesco Maria Grimaldi (1618), Salvator Rosa (1615), Gentile da Fabriano (1370), Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Tarcisio Bertone (1934), and Francesca Caccini (1587).


Among politicians born in Italy, Marcus Claudius Tacitus ranks 171Before him are François Grimaldi (1201), Francesco Cossiga (1928), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus (-84), Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (1726), and Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (-519). After him are Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Pupienus (170), Lentulus Batiatus (-200), Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1797), Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus (-102), and Hormizd I (250).