Alexander Helios

40 BC - 25 BC

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Alexander Helios (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος Ἥλιος; late 40 BC – unknown, but possibly between 29 and 25 BC) was a Ptolemaic prince and was a son of Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of the Ptolemaic dynasty and Roman triumvir Mark Antony. Alexander's fraternal twin sister was Cleopatra Selene II. Cleopatra named her son after Alexander the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Helios has received more than 590,697 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Alexander Helios is the 2,153rd most popular politician (up from 2,541st in 2019), the 119th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 140th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Alexander Helios was the son of the Egyptian Pharaoh, Ptolemy I Soter. He was also the brother of Cleopatra and Ptolemy II Philadelphus. He was most famous for being the father of Cleopatra VII.

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Among politicians, Alexander Helios ranks 2,153 out of 15,710Before him are Hedwig of Silesia, Jotham of Judah, Luís I of Portugal, Abdul Karim, Anund Jacob, and Pedro V of Portugal. After him are Emperor Suzong of Tang, Albert III, Duke of Austria, James Francis Edward Stuart, Abgar V, Mohammed VI of Morocco, and Princess Birgitta of Sweden.

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Among people born in 40 BC, Alexander Helios ranks 2Before him is Cleopatra Selene II. After him are Gaius Asinius Gallus Saloninus, Musa of Parthia, and Paullus Fabius Maximus. Among people deceased in 25 BC, Alexander Helios ranks 2Before him is Cornelius Nepos. After him is Publius Cornelius Lentulus Spinther.

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Among people born in Egypt, Alexander Helios ranks 119 out of 520Before him are Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Ptolemy XI Alexander II (-100), Setnakhte (-1300), Seqenenre Tao (-1600), and Georges Moustaki (1934). After him are Maria al-Qibtiyya (600), Ahmose-Nefertari (-1562), Intef I (-2200), Macarius of Egypt (300), Claudian (370), and Isma'il Pasha (1830).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Alexander Helios ranks 54Before him are Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), Amasis II (-700), Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Ptolemy XI Alexander II (-100), and Seqenenre Tao (-1600). After him are Ahmose-Nefertari (-1562), Intef I (-2200), Isma'il Pasha (1830), Senusret II (-1900), Ptolemy Keraunos (-318), and Mentuhotep III (-2050).