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 1,123,961 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Alexander of Greece is the 1,195th most popular politician (up from 1,621st in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Greece (up from 129th in 2019) and the 38th 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 1,195 out of 15,710Before him are Daniel Ortega, Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah, Asparuh of Bulgaria, Pedro I of Brazil, John, King of Denmark, and Frederick VII of Denmark. After him are Viktor Yanukovych, Louis III of France, Yang Guifei, Lazar of Serbia, Claudia Octavia, and Zewditu.

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Among people born in 1893, Alexander of Greece ranks 11Before him are Joachim von Ribbentrop, Alfred Rosenberg, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Walter Ulbricht, and Carol II of Romania. After him are Draža Mihailović, Karl Mannheim, Soong Ching-ling, Harold Lloyd, Roland Freisler, and Lazar Kaganovich. Among people deceased in 1920, Alexander of Greece ranks 9Before him are Srinivasa Ramanujan, Wilhelm Wundt, Peter Carl Fabergé, Eugénie de Montijo, Robert Peary, and Alexander Kolchak. After him are Max Bruch, Anders Zorn, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Jeanne Hébuterne, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia.

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Among people born in Greece, Alexander of Greece ranks 98 out of 855Before him are Aristides (-550), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Polycrates (-600), Irene Papas (1929), John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), and Pheidippides (-600). After him are Philomena (291), Pope Hyginus (100), Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), Theo Angelopoulos (1935), and Mardonius (-600).


Among politicians born in Greece, Alexander of Greece ranks 38Before him are Agrippina the Elder (-14), Nestor (null), Aristides (-550), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Polycrates (-600), and John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192). After him are Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), Perseus of Macedon (-212), Philip V of Macedon (-238), Eleftherios Venizelos (1864), and Creon (null).