Sextus Pompey

67 BC - 35 BC

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Sextus Pompeius Magnus Pius (c. 67 – 35 BC), also known in English as Sextus Pompey, was a Roman military leader who, throughout his life, upheld the cause of his father, Pompey the Great, against Julius Caesar and his supporters during the last civil wars of the Roman Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sextus Pompey has received more than 359,756 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Sextus Pompey is the 13th most popular pirate (down from 8th in 2019), the 721st most popular biography from Italy (down from 488th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Pirate.

Sextus Pompey was a Roman general during the first century BC. He was the son of Pompey the Great and was given the nickname "Pompey the Little" to distinguish him from his father. He had a successful career in the military, but was eventually defeated by Julius Caesar.

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Among pirates, Sextus Pompey ranks 13 out of 25Before him are Calico Jack, Mary Read, D. B. Cooper, Bartholomew Roberts, William Kidd, and Henry Every. After him are Benjamin Hornigold, François l'Olonnais, Charles Vane, Ching Shih, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, and Stede Bonnet.

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Among people born in 67 BC, Sextus Pompey ranks 1 Among people deceased in 35 BC, Sextus Pompey ranks 1After him are Philodemus and Varro Atacinus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Sextus Pompey ranks 721 out of 4,088Before him are Andrea del Castagno (1420), Pope Stephen VI (850), Vittorio Monti (1868), Agostino Carracci (1557), Pope Leo VII (900), and Catherine Cornaro (1454). After him are Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Poggio Bracciolini (1380), Nicola Pisano (1225), Giacomo Leopardi (1798), Arrigo Sacchi (1946), and Peter Lombard (1096).

Among PIRATES In Italy

Among pirates born in Italy, Sextus Pompey ranks 1After him are Carlo Rambaldi (1925).