Antigonus II Gonatas

319 BC - 239 BC

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Antigonus II Gonatas (Ancient Greek: Ἀντίγονος Γονατᾶς; c. 320 – 239 BC) was a Macedonian ruler who solidified the position of the Antigonid dynasty in Macedon after a long period defined by anarchy and chaos and acquired fame for his victory over the Gauls who had invaded the Balkans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antigonus II Gonatas has received more than 214,855 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Antigonus II Gonatas is the 2,225th most popular politician (down from 2,119th in 2019), the 168th most popular biography from Greece (down from 159th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Greek Politician.

Antigonus II Gonatas was the son of Demetrius I of Macedon and Phila, the daughter of Antipater. He was born in 295 BC and died in 239 BC. He is most famous for being a king of Macedon.

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Among politicians, Antigonus II Gonatas ranks 2,225 out of 15,710Before him are Magnus I of Sweden, Siptah, Marcus Claudius Tacitus, Harsha, Adolfo Suárez, and Crispus. After him are Myeongjong of Joseon, Petronilla of Aragon, Amaziah of Judah, Charles Martel of Anjou, Seretse Khama, and Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria.

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Among people born in 319 BC, Antigonus II Gonatas ranks 1 Among people deceased in 239 BC, Antigonus II Gonatas ranks 1

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Among people born in Greece, Antigonus II Gonatas ranks 168 out of 855Before him are Meton of Athens (-500), Antonia Minor (-36), Hippocrates of Chios (-470), Panaetius (-185), Pherecydes of Syros (-580), and Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886). After him are Aenesidemus (-80), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896), Necho II (-625), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), and Odysseas Elytis (1911).


Among politicians born in Greece, Antigonus II Gonatas ranks 60Before him are Brasidas (-500), Nicias (-500), Cleomenes III (-260), Aeschines (-389), Cleomenes I (-600), and Antonia Minor (-36). After him are Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), Necho II (-625), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Theophano (941), and Admetus (null).