Quintus Sertorius

126 BC - 72 BC

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Quintus Sertorius (c. 126 – 73 BC) was a Roman general and statesman who led a large-scale rebellion against the Roman Senate on the Iberian peninsula. He had been a prominent member of the populist faction of Cinna and Marius, fighting under Marius during the Cimbric Wars and aligning himself with Cinna during the Roman civil wars started by Sulla's first march on Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Quintus Sertorius has received more than 401,003 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Quintus Sertorius is the 1,963rd most popular politician (down from 1,889th in 2019), the 709th most popular biography from Italy (down from 689th in 2019) and the 127th most popular Italian Politician.

Quintus Sertorius was a Roman general and statesman who led a rebellion against the Senate in the 80s BC.

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Among politicians, Quintus Sertorius ranks 1,963 out of 19,576Before him are Francisco Solano López, Gülnuş Sultan, Jean Jaurès, Anne Neville, Unas, and Emperor Wen of Han. After him are Jarosław Kaczyński, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Hun Sen, Risto Ryti, Boris Johnson, and Afonso VI of Portugal.

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Among people born in 126 BC, Quintus Sertorius ranks 1 Among people deceased in 72 BC, Quintus Sertorius ranks 2Before him is Crixus.

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Among people born in Italy, Quintus Sertorius ranks 709 out of 5,161Before him are Leonardo Bruni (1370), Pope Stephen V (850), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Pope Theodore II (840), Britannicus (41), and Claudia Octavia (40). After him are John William Waterhouse (1849), Cassiodorus (487), Angela Merici (1474), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772).


Among politicians born in Italy, Quintus Sertorius ranks 127Before him are Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), Pescennius Niger (135), Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Britannicus (41), and Claudia Octavia (40). After him are Mario Monti (1943), Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822), Francis II of the Two Sicilies (1836), William II of Sicily (1153), Gaius Octavius (-100), and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (1920).