Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

63 BC - 12 BC

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Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (; c. 63 BC – 12 BC) was a Roman general, statesman, and architect who was a close friend, son-in-law, and lieutenant to the Roman emperor Augustus. He was responsible for the construction of some of the most notable buildings in history, including the original Pantheon, and is well known for his important military victories, notably the Battle of Actium in 31 BC against the forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Born to a plebeian family around 63 BC, in an uncertain location in Roman Italy, he met the future emperor Augustus, then known as Octavian, at Apollonia, in Illyria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa has received more than 1,796,721 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa is the 40th most popular military personnel (up from 43rd in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 4th in 2019) and the most popular Croatian Military Personnel.

Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa was a Roman general and statesman. He was the son-in-law of Emperor Augustus, and served as a close advisor to the emperor. Agrippa is most famous for his military victories in the Middle East.

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Among military personnels, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa ranks 40 out of 1,466Before him are T. E. Lawrence, Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, Guan Yu, Isoroku Yamamoto, Baron Munchausen, and Tokugawa Ieyasu. After him are Arminius, Manfred von Richthofen, Ernst Röhm, Alfred Jodl, Gerd von Rundstedt, and Vasily Zaitsev.

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Among people born in 63 BC, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa ranks 2Before him is Augustus. After him are Didymus Chalcenterus and Pacorus I. Among people deceased in 12 BC, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa ranks 1After him is Mithridates III of Commagene.

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Among people born in Croatia, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa ranks 5 out of 518Before him are Nikola Tesla (1856), Josip Broz Tito (1892), Diocletian (244), and Rudolf Steiner (1861). After him are Valens (328), Valentinian I (321), Franjo Tuđman (1922), Pope John IV (600), Pope Caius (250), János Kádár (1912), and Roger Joseph Boscovich (1711).


Among military personnels born in Croatia, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa ranks 1After him are Svetozar Boroević (1856), Omar Pasha (1806), Ante Gotovina (1955), Janko Bobetko (1919), Georg von Trapp (1880), Milivoj Ašner (1913), and Archduke Leo Karl of Austria (1893).