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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 169,970 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Aeschines is the 2,237th most popular politician (down from 2,096th in 2019), the 169th most popular biography from Greece (down from 157th in 2019) and the 61st 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 2,237 out of 15,577Before him are Theuderic III, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Arthur Liebehenschel, Sophie of France, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, and George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston. After him are Shalmaneser I, Rudolf von Laban, Roman Herzog, Jehoram of Israel, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and Ricimer.

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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 169 out of 936Before him are Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Hippocrates of Chios (-470), Callisthenes (-360), Spyridon Louis (1873), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), and Panaetius (-185). After him are Nicias (-500), Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896), Hipparchia of Maroneia (-350), Meton of Athens (-500), Periander (-700), and Antigonus II Gonatas (-319).


Among politicians born in Greece, Aeschines ranks 61Before him are Agesilaus II (-444), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Pleistarchus (-500), Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Antonia Minor (-36), and Cleomenes I (-600). After him are Nicias (-500), Antigonus II Gonatas (-319), Cleomenes III (-260), Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907), Ephialtes (-590), and Brasidas (-500).