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 served as one of his generals during the conquest of Gaul and the 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 7,553,000 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Mark Antony is the 113th most popular politician (up from 131st in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Italy (up from 54th in 2019) and the 12th 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 113 out of 15,710Before him are Claudius, George Washington, Isabella I of Castile, Pepin the Short, Murad III, and Yasser Arafat. After him are Kim Jong-il, Uthman, Harald Fairhair, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Angela Merkel, and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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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, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, and Marcus Antonius Antyllus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Mark Antony ranks 45 out of 4,088Before him are Giacomo Casanova (1725), Florence Nightingale (1820), Pope John Paul I (1912), Catherine de' Medici (1519), Pope Pius XII (1876), and Giacomo Puccini (1858). After him are Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Maria Montessori (1870), Vespasian (9), and Pope Gregory I (540).


Among politicians born in Italy, Mark Antony ranks 12Before him are Nero (37), Marcus Aurelius (121), Caligula (12), Pontius Pilate (-12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), and Tiberius (-42). After him are Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Vespasian (9), Brutus the Younger (-85), Titus (41), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), and Domitian (51).