450 BC - 404 BC

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Alcibiades ( AL-sib-EYE-ə-deez; Greek: Ἀλκιβιάδης; c. 450 – 404 BC) was an Athenian statesman and general. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alcibiades has received more than 2,410,224 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Alcibiades is the 359th most popular politician (up from 379th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Greece (up from 44th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Greek Politician.

Alcibiades was an Athenian general who served Athens during the Peloponnesian War. He is most famous for his role in the Battle of Syracuse, where he convinced the Syracusans to surrender.

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Over the past year Alcibiades has had the most page views in the with 306,389 views, followed by Dutch (77,366), and Spanish (47,623). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Dutch (718.43%), Hindi (160.75%), and Romanian (103.83%)


Among politicians, Alcibiades ranks 359 out of 19,576Before him are Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward I of England, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Galba, Julian, and Charles IX of France. After him are Sigismund III Vasa, Gustaf V of Sweden, Henry V of England, Sergio Mattarella, Kangxi Emperor, and Erich Honecker.

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Among people born in 450 BC, Alcibiades ranks 1After him are Polykleitos, Diotima of Mantinea, Malachi, Amyntas III of Macedon, Cleon, Nectanebo I, Pelopidas, Archidamus II, Amyrtaeus, Theramenes, and Diagoras of Melos. Among people deceased in 404 BC, Alcibiades ranks 1After him is Darius II.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Alcibiades ranks 41 out of 1,024Before him are Nurbanu Sultan (1525), Cleisthenes (-565), Gorgias (-483), Themistocles (-524), Solon (-638), and Myron (-500). After him are Draco (-650), Pyrrhus of Epirus (-318), Polybius (-208), Theophrastus (-371), Aristarchus of Samos (-311), and Praxiteles (-395).


Among politicians born in Greece, Alcibiades ranks 12Before him are Demosthenes (-384), Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha (1493), Leonidas I (-540), Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769), Cleisthenes (-565), and Solon (-638). After him are Constantine II of Greece (1940), Peisistratos (-600), Xanthippe (-500), Irene of Athens (752), Epaminondas (-418), and Handan Sultan (1574).