Areus II

262 BC - 254 BC

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Areus II (Ancient Greek: Ἀρεύς Β΄) was King of Sparta, of the Agiad dynasty, from 262 to 254 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Areus II has received more than 23,549 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Areus II is the 7,597th most popular politician (up from 7,894th in 2019), the 421st most popular biography from Greece and the 187th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Areus II ranks 7,597 out of 15,710Before him are Miguel, Duke of Braganza, Charles IV of Anjou, Walid Jumblatt, Albert Azzo II, Margrave of Milan, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau, and Pascal Lissouba. After him are Elbridge Gerry, Godepert, Malik Shah, Verina, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, and Camille Huysmans.

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Among people born in 262 BC, Areus II ranks 2Before him is Apollonius of Perga.  Among people deceased in 254 BC, Areus II ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Areus II ranks 421 out of 855Before him are Antonis Samaras (1951), Theodorus Gaza (1398), Koçi Xoxe (1911), Augustinos Kapodistrias (1778), Onesicritus (-360), and Dexippus (210). After him are Archidamus IV (-400), Hecataeus of Abdera (-400), Maximus the Greek (1475), Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150), Euthydemus I (-300), and Georgios Tsolakoglou (1886).


Among politicians born in Greece, Areus II ranks 187Before him are Battus I of Cyrene (-580), Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), Agesipolis II (-400), Antonis Samaras (1951), Koçi Xoxe (1911), and Augustinos Kapodistrias (1778). After him are Archidamus IV (-400), Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150), Euthydemus I (-300), Georgios Tsolakoglou (1886), Faustus Cornelius Sulla (-88), and Hyperbolus (-500).