Mark Antony

83 BC - 30 BC

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Marcus Antonius (14 January 83 BC – 1 August 30 BC), commonly known in English as Mark Antony, was a Roman politician and general who played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic from a constitutional republic into the autocratic Roman Empire. Antony was a relative and supporter of Julius Caesar, and he served as one of his generals during the conquest of Gaul and the Caesar's civil war. Antony was appointed administrator of Italy while Caesar eliminated political opponents in Greece, North Africa, and Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark Antony has received more than 10,676,010 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Mark Antony is the 192nd most popular politician (down from 125th in 2019), the 76th most popular biography from Italy (down from 47th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Italian Politician.

Antony is most famous for his defeat at the Battle of Actium in 31 BC, where he was defeated by Octavian.

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Among politicians, Mark Antony ranks 192 out of 19,576Before him are Ho Chi Minh, Demosthenes, Maximilien Robespierre, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Anwar Sadat, and Emperor Meiji. After him are Salman of Saudi Arabia, Ali Khamenei, Batu Khan, William I, German Emperor, Louis the Pious, and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

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Among people born in 83 BC, Mark Antony ranks 1 Among people deceased in 30 BC, Mark Antony ranks 2Before him is Cleopatra. After him are Caesarion, Diodorus Siculus, Hyrcanus II, Marcus Antonius Antyllus, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, Huhanye, and Publius Canidius Crassus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Mark Antony ranks 76 out of 5,161Before him are Sophia Loren (1934), Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Titus (41), Lucrezia Borgia (1480), Vitruvius (-75), and Zeno of Elea (-490). After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Giotto (1267), Ennio Morricone (1928), Catherine de' Medici (1519), Giorgio Vasari (1511), and Pope Pius V (1504).


Among politicians born in Italy, Mark Antony ranks 17Before him are Silvio Berlusconi (1936), Pontius Pilate (-12), Tiberius (-42), Vespasian (9), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), and Titus (41). After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Domitian (51), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Antoninus Pius (86), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820).