Ariarathes III of Cappadocia

300 BC - 220 BC

Ariarathes III of Cappadocia

Ariarathes III (Ancient Greek: Ἀριαράθης, Ariaráthēs; reigned 262 or 255 – 220 BC), son of Ariaramnes, ruler of Cappadocia, and grandson of Ariarathes II, married Stratonice, a daughter of Antiochus II, king of Syria and wife Laodice I, and obtained a share in the government during the lifetime of his father. About 250 BC he was the first ruler of Cappadocia to proclaim himself king (basileus). It is known that he sided with Antiochus Hierax in his war against Seleucus II Callinicus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ariarathes III of Cappadocia has received more than 24,968 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,980th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ariarathes III of Cappadocia ranks 9,930 out of 14,801Before him are Nicaea of Macedon, Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar, José Miguel Gómez, Victoria Woodhull, Kurt Hahn, and Nedjemibre. After him are Heinrich Kiepert, Abdelaziz Belkhadem, Frits Bolkestein, Robert H. Jackson, Sergey Uvarov, and Luis Miguel Sánchez Cerro.

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Among people born in 300 BC, Ariarathes III of Cappadocia ranks 66Before him are Achaeus, Xerxes of Armenia, Lucius Aemilius Papus, Gaius Cornelius Cethegus, Tiberius Sempronius Longus, and Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus. After him are Ziaelas of Bithynia, Publius Claudius Pulcher, Lucius Cornelius Lentulus, Lucius Cornelius Merula, Lucius Valerius Flaccus, and Gnaeus Servilius Geminus. Among people deceased in 220 BC, Ariarathes III of Cappadocia ranks 6Before him are Philo of Byzantium, Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina, Archidamus V, Diodotus II, and Molon.

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