Agis IV

265 BC - 241 BC

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Agis IV (Greek: Ἄγις; c. 265 BC – 241 BC), the elder son of Eudamidas II, was the 25th king of the Eurypontid dynasty of Sparta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agis IV has received more than 68,088 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Agis IV is the 2,737th most popular politician (down from 2,668th in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Greece (down from 192nd in 2019) and the 74th most popular Greek Politician.

Agis IV was the son of Archidamus IV, the last king of Sparta, and the grandson of Archidamus III. He was the last king of Sparta and was assassinated in 229 BC. Agis IV was most famous for being the last king of Sparta.

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Among politicians, Agis IV ranks 2,737 out of 15,710Before him are Otto Wille Kuusinen, Beatrice of Naples, János Áder, Ferdinand II of Portugal, Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Louis Desaix. After him are Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, Léon Gambetta, Cecrops I, Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, and Colin Powell.

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Among people born in 265 BC, Agis IV ranks 2Before him is Seleucus II Callinicus. After him are Gaius Flaminius and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus. Among people deceased in 241 BC, Agis IV ranks 1After him is Eumenes I.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Agis IV ranks 196 out of 855Before him are Theopompus (-400), Thaïs (-400), Leochares (-400), Telamon (null), Crates of Thebes (-365), and Archidamus II (-450). After him are Cecrops I (null), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nearchus (-356), Nabis (-300), and Gotse Delchev (1872).


Among politicians born in Greece, Agis IV ranks 74Before him are Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907), Karolos Papoulias (1929), Thaïs (-400), Telamon (null), and Archidamus II (-450). After him are Cecrops I (null), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nabis (-300), Gotse Delchev (1872), and Manolis Glezos (1922).