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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 2,172,606 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia. Alcibiades is the 382nd most popular politician (down from 323rd in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Greece (down from 36th 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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Among politicians, Alcibiades ranks 382 out of 15,577Before him are Alaric I, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Francis II of France, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Decius, and Willy Brandt. After him are Pompey, Taejo of Joseon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Selim III, Malik-Shah I, and Henry II of England.

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

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Among people born in Greece, Alcibiades ranks 44 out of 936Before him are Solon (-638), Myron (-500), Polybius (-208), Aristarchus of Samos (-311), Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769), and Leucippus (-500). After him are Peisistratos (-600), Draco (-650), Pindar (-517), Mikis Theodorakis (1925), Praxiteles (-395), and Olympias (-375).


Among politicians born in Greece, Alcibiades ranks 12Before him are Demosthenes (-384), Leonidas I (-540), Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha (1493), Cleisthenes (-565), Solon (-638), and Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769). After him are Peisistratos (-600), Handan Sultan (1574), Xanthippe (-500), Lycurgus of Sparta (-800), Constantine II of Greece (1940), and Epaminondas (-418).