Gnaeus Pompeius

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Gnaeus Pompeius was a name of male members of the gens Pompeia, among the famous members were:

Pompey the Great's relatives:

  • Gnaeus Pompeius (2nd to 1st century BC), paternal grandfather of Pompeius Strabo and great-grandfather of Pompey the Great.
  • Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo (135 – 87 BC), father of Pompey the Great, the first of his family to achieve senatorial status in Rome
  • Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (106 BC – 48 BC) or Pompey the Great, a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic
  • Gnaeus Pompeius (ca. 75 BC – 45 BC), elder son of Pompey the Great, a politician and general from the late Roman Republic
  • Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (died 47 AD), formerly known with the nomen Licinius, the son of Scribona, a direct descendant of Pompey the Great through his daughter Pompeia, husband of Claudia Antonia and son-in-law of the emperor Claudius

Others:

  • Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (1st century BC), a Roman historian whose adopted the nomen Pompeius from Pompey the Great after serving in Pompey's war against Quintus Sertorius
  • Gnaeus Pompeius (Rufus) (died 14 AD), possibly the great-grandson of the Roman dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla, suffect consul in 31 BC

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