Publius Decius Mus

400 BC - 279 BC

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Publius Decius Mus was a Roman politician and general of the plebeian gens Decia. He was the son of Publius Decius Mus, who was consul in 312 BC. As consul in 279 BC, he and his fellow consul, Publius Sulpicius Saverrio, combined their armies against Pyrrhus of Epirus at the Battle of Asculum. Pyrrhus was victorious, but at such a high cost that the security of Asculum was guaranteed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Publius Decius Mus has received more than 3,892 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Publius Decius Mus is the 7,484th most popular politician (down from 6,891st in 2019), the 2,003rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,787th in 2019) and the 530th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Publius Decius Mus ranks 7,484 out of 15,710Before him are Prusias II of Bithynia, Merneferre Ay, Abdullah of Pahang, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Ieng Thirith, and Kâzım Karabekir. After him are Tefnakht, Edward the Exile, Zu Yi, Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Kashta, and John I, Duke of Brittany.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Publius Decius Mus ranks 51Before him are Alexander of Pherae, Anniceris, Polykleitos the Younger, Diodorus Cronus, Agesipolis II, and Publius Decius Mus. After him are Crantor, Apama, Archidamus IV, Hecataeus of Abdera, Crates of Athens, and Antimachus. Among people deceased in 279 BC, Publius Decius Mus ranks 5Before him are Ptolemy Keraunos, Stilpo, Brennus, and Meleager. After him is Antipater Etesias.

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Among people born in Italy, Publius Decius Mus ranks 2,003 out of 4,088Before him are Publius Decius Mus (-400), Gian Giacomo Trivulzio (1440), Prospero Colonna (1452), Spinello Aretino (1350), Roger Borsa (1060), and Adriano Galliani (1944). After him are Bruno Conti (1955), Lucio Battisti (1943), Titus Calpurnius Siculus (290), Lanfranc (1005), Mia Martini (1947), and Liutpert (680).


Among politicians born in Italy, Publius Decius Mus ranks 530Before him are Odoardo Farnese, Hereditary Prince of Parma (1666), Elisabetta Gonzaga (1471), Publius Decius Mus (-400), Gian Giacomo Trivulzio (1440), Prospero Colonna (1452), and Roger Borsa (1060). After him are Liutpert (680), Aripert I (625), Tiridates III of Parthia (-50), Galeria Fundana (100), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-300), and Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1587).