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Antiochus III the Great

241 BC - 187 BC

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Antiochus III the Great (; Greek: Ἀντίoχoς Ántíochos; c. 241 – 3 July 187 BC, ruled April/June 222 – 3 July 187 BC) was a Greek Hellenistic king and the 6th ruler of the Seleucid Empire. He ruled over the region of Syria and large parts of the rest of western Asia towards the end of the 3rd century BC. Rising to the throne at the age of eighteen in 222 BC, his early campaigns against the Ptolemaic Kingdom were unsuccessful, but in the following years Antiochus gained several military victories and substantially expanded the empire's territory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antiochus III the Great has received more than 537,022 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Antiochus III the Great is the 747th most popular politician (up from 781st in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Iran and the 14th most popular Iranian Politician.

Antiochus III the Great is most famous for his victory over the Romans at the Battle of Thermopylae in 191 BC.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Antiochus III the Great ranks 747 out of 15,710Before him are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Phocas, Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, Anastasius I Dicorus, Benjamin Harrison, and Louis V of France. After him are Ardashir I, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Geta, Andrew Jackson, Leo I the Thracian, and Sviatoslav I of Kiev.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 241 BC, Antiochus III the Great ranks 1After him is Empress Lü. Among people deceased in 187 BC, Antiochus III the Great ranks 1

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Antiochus III the Great ranks 36 out of 463Before him are Salman the Persian (568), Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (1201), Farah Pahlavi (1938), Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj (817), Malik-Shah I (1055), and Bahá'u'lláh (1817). After him are Ardashir I (180), Tughril (990), Shapur I (150), Nader Shah (1688), Nizam al-Mulk (1018), and Hassan Rouhani (1948).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iran

Among politicians born in Iran, Antiochus III the Great ranks 14Before him are Khosrow I (501), Tahmasp I (1514), Darius II (-475), Reza Shah (1878), Farah Pahlavi (1938), and Malik-Shah I (1055). After him are Ardashir I (180), Shapur I (150), Nader Shah (1688), Nizam al-Mulk (1018), Hassan Rouhani (1948), and Astyages (-700).