Scipio Aemilianus

185 BC - 129 BC

Scipio Aemilianus

Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Aemilianus (185–129 BC), primarily known as Scipio Aemilianus, was a Roman general and statesman noted for his military exploits in the Third Punic War against Carthage and during the Numantine War in Spain. He oversaw the final defeat and destruction of the city of Carthage. He was a prominent patron of writers and philosophers, the most famous of whom was the Greek historian Polybius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scipio Aemilianus has received more than 318,616 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 880th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Scipio Aemilianus ranks 875 out of 14,801Before him are Farouk of Egypt, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Sukjong of Joseon, Władysław III of Poland, Mindaugas, and Tullus Hostilius. After him are Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Adolphe Thiers, Frederick VI of Denmark, Nikolai Bukharin, Nizam al-Mulk, and Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg.

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Among people born in 185 BC, Scipio Aemilianus ranks 2Before him is Terence. After him are Cleopatra II of Egypt, Panaetius, and Andriscus. Among people deceased in 129 BC, Scipio Aemilianus ranks 1After him are Carneades, Antiochus VII Sidetes, Eumenes III, and Antipater of Tarsus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Scipio Aemilianus ranks 381 out of 3,282Before him are Filippo Lippi (1406), Pope John II (470), Pope Paschal I (775), Pope Zosimus (400), Pope Adeodatus I (570), and Aloysius Gonzaga (1568). After him are Pope Pelagius II (520), Pope Lucius III (1110), Pope Sixtus III (390), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Dino Zoff (1942), and Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751).


Among politicians born in Italy, Scipio Aemilianus ranks 58Before him are Charles IV of Spain (1748), Constans (320), Cato the Younger (-95), Gordian III (225), Ancus Marcius (-675), and Gaius Gracchus (-154). After him are Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89), Geta (189), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Clara Petacci (1912), and Pietro Badoglio (1871).

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