Archidamus II

450 BC - 420 BC

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Archidamus II (Ancient Greek: Ἀρχίδαμος Β΄) was a Eurypontid king of Sparta who reigned from approximately 476 BC to 427 BC. His father was Zeuxidamus (called Cyniscos by many Spartans). Zeuxidamus married and had a son, Archidamus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archidamus II has received more than 131,593 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Archidamus II is the 2,724th most popular politician (up from 3,030th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from Greece (up from 204th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Greek Politician.

Archidamus II is most famous for being the king of Sparta who led the Spartans to victory against the Athenians at the Battle of Leuctra in 371 BC.

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Among politicians, Archidamus II ranks 2,724 out of 15,710Before him are Mentuhotep IV, Leopold I, Duke of Austria, Emperor Ming of Han, Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, Bindusara, and Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. After him are Francesco II Sforza, Maroboduus, Pak Hon-yong, Victoire of France, Emperor Gaozong of Song, and Abbas II of Egypt.

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Among people born in 450 BC, Archidamus II ranks 7Before him are Alcibiades, Polykleitos, Diotima of Mantinea, Cleon, Malachi, and Amyntas III of Macedon. After him are Pelopidas, Nectanebo I, Theramenes, Ptolemy of Aloros, Diagoras of Melos, and Amyrtaeus. Among people deceased in 420 BC, Archidamus II ranks 3Before him are Protagoras and Callicrates. After him is Oenopides.

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Among people born in Greece, Archidamus II ranks 195 out of 855Before him are Karolos Papoulias (1929), Theopompus (-400), Thaïs (-400), Leochares (-400), Telamon (null), and Crates of Thebes (-365). After him are Agis IV (-265), Cecrops I (null), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nearchus (-356), and Nabis (-300).


Among politicians born in Greece, Archidamus II ranks 73Before him are Ephialtes (-590), Gülnuş Sultan (1642), Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907), Karolos Papoulias (1929), Thaïs (-400), and Telamon (null). After him are Agis IV (-265), Cecrops I (null), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nabis (-300), and Gotse Delchev (1872).