Archelaus I of Macedon

490 BC - 399 BC

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Archelaus I (; Greek: Ἀρχέλαος Archelaos) was a king of the kingdom of Macedonia from 413 to 399 BC. He was a capable and beneficent ruler, known for the sweeping changes he made in state administration, the military, and commerce. By the time that he died, Archelaus had succeeded in converting Macedon into a significantly stronger power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archelaus I of Macedon has received more than 116,572 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Archelaus I of Macedon is the 2,975th most popular politician (down from 2,361st in 2019).

Archelaus I of Macedon is most famous for being the father of Philip II of Macedon.

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Among politicians, Archelaus I of Macedon ranks 2,975 out of 15,710Before him are Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Jehoash of Israel, Ayas Mehmed Pasha, Olaf III of Norway, Michel Aflaq, and Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. After him are Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, Merenre Nemtyemsaf I, Alexander II of Macedon, and Alexander Jannaeus.

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Among people born in 490 BC, Archelaus I of Macedon ranks 6Before him are Phidias, Zeno of Elea, Empedocles, Nehemiah, and Bacchylides. After him are Agis II, Ion of Chios, Hellanicus of Lesbos, Nepherites I, Oenopides, and Crateuas of Macedon. Among people deceased in 399 BC, Archelaus I of Macedon ranks 4Before him are Socrates, Hippias, and Thrasymachus. After him is Amyrtaeus.

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