POLITICIAN

Masinissa

238 BC - 148 BC

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Masinissa was a politician born in 238 BC in Battle of Zama, which is now part of modern day Battle of Zama, Tunisia. Masinissa died at 90 years old in NaN.

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masinissa has received more than 397,496 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Masinissa is the 1,236th most popular politician (down from 1,084th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Tunisia and the 6th most popular Tunisian Politician.

Masinissa was a king of Numidia in North Africa. He was the son of the king Syphax and the Carthaginian princess Sophonisba. He became king of Numidia after his father was defeated by the Romans in the Second Punic War. He was a strong ally of Rome and helped them conquer Carthage.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Masinissa ranks 1,236 out of 15,710Before him are Ariq Böke, Romanos I Lekapenos, Herod Agrippa, Paul Bocuse, Dmitry Medvedev, and Carus. After him are Marie François Sadi Carnot, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Cyrus I, Bolesław I the Brave, János Kádár, and Anthemius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 238 BC, Masinissa ranks 1After him is Philip V of Macedon. Among people deceased in 148 BC, Masinissa ranks 1After him are Pushyamitra Shunga, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, and Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Masinissa ranks 13 out of 163Before him are Cyprian (200), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), and Hasdrubal Barca (-300). After him are Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Hanno the Navigator (-633), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Julia of Corsica (420), and Macrobius (370).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Masinissa ranks 6Before him are Hannibal (-183), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), and Gordian II (190). After him are Mago Barca (-243), Clodius Albinus (150), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Gunthamund (450), Sophonisba (-300), and Hasdrubal the Fair (-270).