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Agis II

490 BC - 401 BC

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Agis II (Greek: Ἄγις; died c. 399 BC) was the 18th Eurypontid king of Sparta, the eldest son of Archidamus II by his first wife, and half-brother of Agesilaus II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agis II has received more than 132,656 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Agis II is the 3,865th most popular politician (up from 4,414th in 2019), the 252nd most popular biography from Greece (up from 273rd in 2019) and the 104th most popular Greek Politician.

Agis II was the son of Archidamus II and the grandson of Agesilaus II. He ruled Sparta from 359 BC to 338 BC. Agis II is most famous for his reforms. He wanted to restore the traditional institutions of Sparta, which had been neglected by his predecessors.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Agis II ranks 3,865 out of 15,710Before him are Charles, Prince of Viana, Ma Ying-jeou, Chryses of Troy, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Ne Win, and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius. After him are Antiochus IX Cyzicenus, Ante Marković, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Parysatis II, Grimoald the Elder, and Gracia Mendes Nasi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 490 BC, Agis II ranks 7Before him are Phidias, Zeno of Elea, Empedocles, Nehemiah, Bacchylides, and Archelaus I of Macedon. After him are Ion of Chios, Hellanicus of Lesbos, Nepherites I, Oenopides, and Crateuas of Macedon. Among people deceased in 401 BC, Agis II ranks 5Before him are Zechariah, Ezra, Cyrus the Younger, and Agathon. After him are Clearchus of Sparta and Megabyzus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Agis II ranks 252 out of 855Before him are Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870), Phocion (-402), Euphronios (-520), Theodore Stratelates (281), Konstantinos Stephanopoulos (1926), and Cyril Lucaris (1572). After him are Antiochus IX Cyzicenus (-135), Hipparchus (-600), Cleombrotus I (-500), Callias II (-515), Gazi Husrev-beg (1480), and Theodore Komnenos Doukas (1180).

Among POLITICIANS In Greece

Among politicians born in Greece, Agis II ranks 104Before him are Caranus of Macedon (-900), Cleisthenes of Sicyon (-701), Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870), Phocion (-402), Euphronios (-520), and Konstantinos Stephanopoulos (1926). After him are Antiochus IX Cyzicenus (-135), Hipparchus (-600), Cleombrotus I (-500), Callias II (-515), Gazi Husrev-beg (1480), and Theodore Komnenos Doukas (1180).