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In Greek mythology, Admetus (; Ancient Greek: Ἄδμητος Admetos means 'untamed, untameable') was a king of Pherae in Thessaly. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Admetus has received more than 157,984 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Admetus is the 2,414th most popular politician (down from 2,367th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from Greece (down from 174th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Greek Politician.

Admetus was a king of Pherae who was granted immortality by the gods after his death.

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Among politicians, Admetus ranks 2,414 out of 15,710Before him are Gyeongjong of Goryeo, Sher Shah Suri, Renée of France, Lucius Cornelius Cinna, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Paul Reynaud. After him are Stefan Milutin, Bonne of Luxembourg, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Ladislaus II of Hungary, Houari Boumédiène, and Klaus Iohannis.

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Among people born in Greece, Admetus ranks 180 out of 855Before him are Odysseas Elytis (1911), Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Epicharmus of Kos (-524), Theophano (941), and Athenagoras of Athens (133). After him are Agathias (536), Ephialtes (-590), Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Euclid of Megara (-435), Aristarchus of Samothrace (-217), and Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907).


Among politicians born in Greece, Admetus ranks 66Before him are Antigonus II Gonatas (-319), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), Necho II (-625), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), and Theophano (941). After him are Ephialtes (-590), Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907), Karolos Papoulias (1929), Thaïs (-400), and Telamon (null).