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Agesipolis III

242 BC - 183 BC

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Agesipolis III (Greek: Ἀγησίπολις; died 183 BC) was the 32nd and last of the kings of the Agiad dynasty in ancient Sparta.Agesipolis was the son of another Agesipolis and grandson of Cleombrotus II and Chilonis, daughter of Leonidas II and Cratesiclea. After the death of Cleomenes III he was elected king while still a minor, and placed under the dubious guardianship of an uncle named Cleomenes. Agesipolis was, however, soon deposed by his colleague Lycurgus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agesipolis III has received more than 46,902 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Agesipolis III is the 13,279th most popular politician (down from 8,301st in 2019), the 674th most popular biography from Greece (down from 465th in 2019) and the 312th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Agesipolis III ranks 13,279 out of 15,577Before him are Ariarathes IX of Cappadocia, Saeb Erekat, Yevgeny Shevchuk, Shapur IV, Constantin Coandă, and Brock Chisholm. After him are Gregg Toland, Naplanum, Milan Neralić, Germán Riesco, Brent Scowcroft, and Honus Wagner.

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Among people born in 242 BC, Agesipolis III ranks 1 Among people deceased in 183 BC, Agesipolis III ranks 6Before him are Hannibal, Scipio Africanus, Philopoemen, Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus, and Publius Licinius Crassus Dives.

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Among people born in Greece, Agesipolis III ranks 674 out of 936Before him are Ioannis Theodoropoulos (1900), Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos (1875), Ioannis Andreou (1900), Panagiotis Kanellopoulos (1902), Ablabius (300), and Panagis Tsaldaris (1868). After him are Thrasymedes (null), Archon of Pella (-400), Thomas Xenakis (1875), Spyridon Lambros (1851), Spyridon Belokas (1878), and Nikos Xilouris (1936).


Among politicians born in Greece, Agesipolis III ranks 312Before him are Pantelis Karasevdas (1876), Sibyrtius (-400), Ioannis Andreou (1900), Panagiotis Kanellopoulos (1902), Ablabius (300), and Panagis Tsaldaris (1868). After him are Thrasymedes (null), Spyridon Lambros (1851), Spyridon Athanasopoulos (1900), Stavros Dimas (1941), Alexandros Nikolopoulos (1875), and Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark (1965).