389 BC - 314 BC

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Aeschines (; Greek: Αἰσχίνης, Aischínēs; 389–314 BC) was a Greek statesman and one of the ten Attic orators. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aeschines has received more than 111,800 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Aeschines is the 2,099th most popular politician (down from 1,929th in 2019), the 157th most popular biography from Greece (down from 148th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Greek Politician.

Aeschines is most famous for his prosecution of Timarchus, a politician and orator who had been accused of prostituting himself.

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Among politicians, Aeschines ranks 2,099 out of 15,710. Before him are Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress Wanrong, Cleomenes III, Wallia, Maria Mandl, and George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston. After him are Paul Biya, Nexhmije Hoxha, Adolf of Germany, Michael Collins, Tianqi Emperor, and Manasseh.

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Among people born in 389 BC, Aeschines ranks 1 Among people deceased in 314 BC, Aeschines ranks 2Before him is Xenocrates.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Aeschines ranks 157 out of 855. Before him are Brasidas (-500), Demetrius Vikelas (1835), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Pausanias (null), Nicias (-500), and Cleomenes III (-260). After him are Callisthenes (-360), Prodicus (-460), Periander (-700), Cleomenes I (-600), Meton of Athens (-500), and Antonia Minor (-36).


Among politicians born in Greece, Aeschines ranks 57Before him are Hippias (-600), Sophia Palaiologina (1455), Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Brasidas (-500), Nicias (-500), and Cleomenes III (-260). After him are Cleomenes I (-600), Antonia Minor (-36), Antigonus II Gonatas (-319), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), Necho II (-625), and Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776).