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Alexander of Greece

1893 - 1920

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Alexander (Greek: Αλέξανδρος, Aléxandros; 1 August 1893 – 25 October 1920) was King of Greece from 11 June 1917 until his death three years later, at the age of 27, from the effects of a monkey bite. The second son of King Constantine I, Alexander was born in the summer palace of Tatoi on the outskirts of Athens. He succeeded his father in 1917, during World War I, after the Entente Powers and the followers of Eleftherios Venizelos pushed Constantine I, and his eldest son Crown Prince George, into exile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander of Greece has received more than 1,298,719 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Alexander of Greece is the 1,362nd most popular politician (down from 1,194th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Greece (down from 98th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Greek Politician.

Alexander the Great is most famous for his conquests of Persia, Egypt, and parts of India.

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Among politicians, Alexander of Greece ranks 1,362 out of 15,577Before him are Critias, Emmanuel Macron, Seljuk, Toghon Temür, Valdemar IV of Denmark, and Henri, Count of Chambord. After him are Phorcys, Genrikh Yagoda, Tedros Adhanom, Constantine III, Cyrus I, and Andronikos I Komnenos.

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Among people born in 1893, Alexander of Greece ranks 11Before him are Ip Man, Alfred Rosenberg, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Walter Ulbricht, and Carol II of Romania. After him are Soong Ching-ling, Lazar Kaganovich, Roland Freisler, Draža Mihailović, Karl Mannheim, and Harold Lloyd. Among people deceased in 1920, Alexander of Greece ranks 10Before him are Srinivasa Ramanujan, Eugénie de Montijo, Peter Carl Fabergé, Robert Peary, Alexander Kolchak, and Max Bruch. After him are Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Jeanne Hébuterne, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Anders Zorn, and Svetozar Boroević.

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Among people born in Greece, Alexander of Greece ranks 120 out of 936Before him are Eleftherios Venizelos (1864), Polycrates (-600), Melina Mercouri (1920), Karolos Papoulias (1929), John V Palaiologos (1332), and Critias (-460). After him are Pope Hyginus (100), Perseus of Macedon (-212), Mardonius (-600), Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Phaedrus (-20), and Diotima of Mantinea (-450).


Among politicians born in Greece, Alexander of Greece ranks 47Before him are Agrippina the Elder (-14), Eleftherios Venizelos (1864), Polycrates (-600), Karolos Papoulias (1929), John V Palaiologos (1332), and Critias (-460). After him are Perseus of Macedon (-212), Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Hippias (-600), Philip V of Macedon (-238), Ioannis Metaxas (1871), and Ephialtes of Trachis (-550).