50 BC - 19 BC

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Albius Tibullus (c. 55 BC – 19 BC) was a Latin poet and writer of elegies. His first and second books of poetry are extant; many other texts attributed to him are of questionable origins. Little is known about the life of Tibullus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tibullus has received more than 167,694 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Tibullus is the 393rd most popular writer (up from 411th in 2019), the 482nd most popular biography from Italy and the 30th most popular Italian Writer.

Tibullus is most famous for his love poems.

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Among writers, Tibullus ranks 393 out of 5,794Before him are Louise de La Vallière, Alvin Toffler, Ahmad Yasawi, Vladimir Vysotsky, Pietro Aretino, and Maurice Leblanc. After him are Qu Yuan, Gertrude Stein, Propertius, Livius Andronicus, Edward Said, and Ludovico Ariosto.

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Among people born in 50 BC, Tibullus ranks 1After him are Propertius, Wang Zhaojun, Nicodemus, Marcus Manilius, Shammai, Valerius Gratus, Philip II Philoromaeus, Liu Xin, Namhae of Silla, Publius Vatinius, and Archelaus of Cappadocia. Among people deceased in 19 BC, Tibullus ranks 2Before him is Virgil. After him is Dongmyeong of Goguryeo.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tibullus ranks 482 out of 4,088Before him are Giulietta Masina (1921), Albano Carrisi (1943), Pope Eugene II (780), Giulio Caccini (1551), Pietro Aretino (1492), and Ettore Bugatti (1881). After him are Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Propertius (-50), Livius Andronicus (-280), Giuseppe Farina (1906), Pope Zephyrinus (150), and Muzio Clementi (1752).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Tibullus ranks 30Before him are Alberto Moravia (1907), Elena Ferrante (1943), Luigi Pirandello (1867), Cassiodorus (487), Lorenzo Valla (1407), and Pietro Aretino (1492). After him are Propertius (-50), Livius Andronicus (-280), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Ennius (-239), and Fausto Cercignani (1941).