Today in History: September 29th. 106 BC - Birth of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

On September 29th. 106 BC, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus was born.

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He was generally known as Pompey the great.
He belonged to a family of the Italian Nobility.
Later he became the military and political leader of the Roman Republic.

Statue of Pompey in Milan - Source picture: Wikipedia
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