Archidamus V

250 BC - 220 BC

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Archidamus V (Ancient Greek: Ἀρχίδαμος Ε΄) was the 27th of the Kings of Sparta of the Eurypontid line, reigning during 228 and 227 BC. He was the son of Eudamidas II and Agesistrata and through him the grandson of Archidamus IV, after whom he was named.After his brother Agis IV was murdered in 241 BC, he fled to Messenia. In 228 (or 227) he was ordered back to Sparta by King Cleomenes III of the Agiad line, who had no counterpart on the throne by then, after the death of Eudamidas III, the son of Agis IV. He was assassinated shortly afterwards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archidamus V has received more than 16,218 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Archidamus V is the 8,574th most popular politician (up from 8,700th in 2019), the 475th most popular biography from Greece (down from 445th in 2019) and the 213th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Archidamus V ranks 8,574 out of 15,710Before him are Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo, Jacob Schiff, Johann Schneider-Ammann, Johann Voldemar Jannsen, Arvid Horn, and King Xian of Zhou. After him are Pietro Lando, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, Hàm Nghi, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Aleksandras Stulginskis, and Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans.

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Among people born in 250 BC, Archidamus V ranks 18Before him are Gaius Fabricius Luscinus, Zeno of Tarsus, An Dương Vương, Cleombrotus II, Appius Claudius Pulcher, and Sauromaces I of Iberia. After him are Aulus Atilius Calatinus, Gaius Popillius Laenas, Lucius Manlius Vulso Longus, Ptolemaeus of Commagene, Manius Otacilius Crassus, and Stratonice of Macedon. Among people deceased in 220 BC, Archidamus V ranks 4Before him are Philo of Byzantium, Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina, and Molon. After him are Diodotus II and Ariarathes III of Cappadocia.

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Among people born in Greece, Archidamus V ranks 475 out of 855Before him are Teucer (null), Christos Sartzetakis (1929), Thrasyllus (-450), Teleclus (null), Euthymides (-600), and Oenopides (-490). After him are Archidamus I (-600), Kostis Palamas (1859), Phormio (-450), Erinna (-400), Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), and Panagiotis Pikrammenos (1945).


Among politicians born in Greece, Archidamus V ranks 213Before him are Pavlos Kountouriotis (1855), Teucer (null), Christos Sartzetakis (1929), Thrasyllus (-450), Teleclus (null), and Euthymides (-600). After him are Archidamus I (-600), Phormio (-450), Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), Alcmenes (null), Polydorus of Sparta (-741), and Glaucias of Taulantii (-335).