Alexander of Greece

1893 - 1920

Alexander of Greece

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 706,851 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,632nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander of Greece ranks 1,622 out of 14,801Before him are Maria Josepha of Austria, Henry II of Castile, Hoshea, John IV of Portugal, Cleopatra III of Egypt, and Adolf of Germany. After him are Athalaric, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Bülent Ecevit, Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Æthelred the Unready, and Jotham of Judah.

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Among people born in 1893, Alexander of Greece ranks 17Before him are Harold Lloyd, Draža Mihailović, Roland Freisler, Karl Mannheim, Albert Szent-Györgyi, and Lazar Kaganovich. After him are Harold Urey, George Grosz, Soong Ching-ling, Andrés Segovia, Chaim Soutine, and Paramahansa Yogananda. Among people deceased in 1920, Alexander of Greece ranks 12Before him are Eugénie de Montijo, Robert Peary, Alexander Kolchak, Max Bruch, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Anders Zorn. After him are John Reed, Jeanne Hébuterne, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Svetozar Boroević, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, and Rosalia Lombardo.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Alexander of Greece ranks 129 out of 698Before him are Antipope Alexander V (1339), Cratylus (-500), Ioannis Metaxas (1871), Spyridon Louis (1873), Demetrius of Phalerum (-350), and Cleon (-450). After him are Tyrtaeus (-700), Chilon of Sparta (-600), Costa-Gavras (1933), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), and Parmenion (-400).


Among politicians born in Greece, Alexander of Greece ranks 46Before him are Creon (null), Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), Phryne (-371), Agesilaus II (-444), Philoctetes (null), and Ioannis Metaxas (1871). After him are Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Hippias (-600), Juba II (-52), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Aeschines (-389), and Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150).

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