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Tigellinus

10 - 69

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Ofonius Tigellinus (c. 10 – 69) was a prefect of the Roman imperial bodyguard, known as the Praetorian Guard, from 62 until 68, during the reign of emperor Nero. Tigellinus gained imperial favour through his acquaintance with Nero's mother Agrippina the Younger, and was appointed prefect upon the death of his predecessor Sextus Afranius Burrus, a position Tigellinus held first with Faenius Rufus and then Nymphidius Sabinus. As a friend of Nero he quickly gained a reputation around Rome for cruelty and callousness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tigellinus has received more than 84,519 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Tigellinus is the 3,530th most popular politician (down from 3,297th in 2019), the 1,118th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,061st in 2019) and the 239th most popular Italian Politician.

Tigellinus was a Roman politician during the reign of Nero. He is most famous for being the prosecutor in the trial of Seneca the Younger.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Tigellinus ranks 3,530 out of 19,576Before him are Shimazu Yoshihiro, Emperor Taizong of Liao, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Shimon bar Yochai, Abdullah ibn Muhammad al-Umawi, and Lluís Llach. After him are Emperor Sakuramachi, Paul Kagame, Qutalmish, Louis I, Duke of Bavaria, Yusef of Morocco, and Erhard Heiden.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 10, Tigellinus ranks 6Before him are Matthew the Apostle, Mark the Evangelist, Hero of Alexandria, John the Evangelist, and Saint Eustace. After him are Antonius Felix, Gotarzes II of Parthia, Gaius Suetonius Paulinus, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, Vardanes I, and Minjung of Goguryeo. Among people deceased in 69, Tigellinus ranks 6Before him are Galba, Vitellius, Otho, James, brother of Jesus, and Sporus. After him are Domitilla the Younger, Cartimandua, Evodius, Titus Flavius Sabinus, Epaphroditus, and Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi Licinianus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tigellinus ranks 1,118 out of 5,161Before him are Giambattista della Porta (1535), Giuseppe Moscati (1880), Joannes (400), Federico Zuccari (1539), Giulio Natta (1903), and Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503). After him are Dosso Dossi (1480), Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Mathilde Bonaparte (1820), Antonio Conte (1969), Adelaide del Vasto (1072), and Domenico Veneziano (1410).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Tigellinus ranks 239Before him are Marcus Atilius Regulus (-299), Lucius Aelius (101), Francesco Morosini (1619), Princess Mafalda of Savoy (1902), Joannes (400), and Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503). After him are Verres (-120), Ferdinand II of Naples (1467), Liutprand of Cremona (922), Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1843), Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417), and William III of Sicily (1185).