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Hannibal was born in 247 B.C. in North Africa. At the age of 26 he was chosen to command Carthage's army in Spain. He led attacks on Saguntum, and central Italy. 

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Biography: 
Hannibal was born in 247 B.C. in North Africa. At the age of 26 he was chosen to command Carthage's army in Spain. He led attacks on Saguntum, and central Italy.
Citation Type: 
Website
Citation URL: 
https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/hannibal
Title of Webpage: 
History.com
Website Viewing Date: 
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Website's Last Modified Date: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 13:15
Citation for Birth Info:
Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
Hannibal: A Hellenistic Life
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
Eve MacDonald
Publisher Name: 
Yale University Press
Year: 
2015
Citation for Death Info:
Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
Hannibal: A Hellenistic Life
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
Eve MacDonald
Publisher Name: 
Yale University
Year: 
2015