Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus[1] (Classical Latin: [ˈgnae̯.ʊs pɔmˈpɛj.jʊs ˈmaŋ.nʊs]; 29 September 106 BC – 29 September 48 BC), uisually kent in Inglis as Pompey /ˈpɒmp/ or Pompey the Great,[2] wis a militar an poleetical leader o the late Roman Republic.

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
Pompey the Great in middle age, marble bust in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Consul o the Roman Republic
In office
52 BC – 51 BC
Servin with Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio
Precedit biMarcus Valerius Messalla Rufus an Gnaeus Domitius Calvinus
Succeedit biMarcus Claudius Marcellus an Servius Sulpicius Rufus
Consul o the Roman Republic
In office
55 BC – 54 BC
Servin with Marcus Licinius Crassus
Precedit biGnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus an Lucius Marcius Philippus
Succeedit biAppius Claudius Pulcher an Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus
Govrenor o the Hispania Ulterior
In office
58 BC – 55 BC
Consul o the Roman Republic
In office
70 BC – 69 BC
Servin with Marcus Licinius Crassus
Precedit biPublius Cornelius Lentulus Sura an Gnaeus Aufidius Orestes
Succeedit biQuintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus an Quintus Hortensius
Personal details
BornSeptember 29, 106 BC
Picenum (Italy), Roman Republic
Dee'dSeptember 29, 48 BC (aged 58)
Pelusium, Ptolemaic Egyp
Spoose(s)Antistia (86 BC- 82 BC)
Aemilia Scaura (82 BC - 79 BC)
Mucia Tertia (79 BC - 61 BC)
Julia (59 BC - 54 BC)
Cornelia Metella (52 BC - 48 BC)
BairnsGnaeus Pompeius
Pompeia Magna
Sextus Pompeius
ThriftPoliteecian an militar commander
ReligionRoman paganism


  1. Pompey's full name wis Gnaeus Pompeius Gnaeī fīlius Sextī nepōs Magnus "Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, son o Gnaeus, grandson o Sextus", in Clessical Laitin spellin CN·POMPEIVS·CN·F·SEX·N·MAGNVS.
  2. William Smith, A New Classical Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography, Mythology and Geography, 1851. (Under the tenth entry of Pompeius).