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Ariobarzanes II of Cius

400 BC - 337 BC

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Ariobarzanes (in Greek Ἀριoβαρζάνης; ruled 363–337 BC) a Persian noble, succeeded his kinsman or father, Mithridates or alternatively succeeded another Ariobarzanes I of Cius, as ruler of the Greek city of Cius in Mysia, governing for 26 years between 363 BC and 337 BC for the Persian king. It is believed that it was he and his family which in mid-360s BC revolted from the rule of the Persian king Artaxerxes II, but ended up in defeat by 362 BC. He was succeeded as governor of Cius by Mithridates, possibly his son or possibly a kinsman such as a younger brother. Ariobarzanes is called by Diodorus satrap of Phrygia, and by Nepos satrap of Lydia, Ionia, and Phrygia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ariobarzanes II of Cius has received more than 17,689 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ariobarzanes II of Cius is the 13,534th most popular politician (down from 11,024th in 2019).

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Among politicians, Ariobarzanes II of Cius ranks 13,534 out of 15,577Before him are José Mariano Salas, Alfredo Baldomir, Smail Hamdani, William Deane, Peter Šťastný, and Luis Eduardo Pérez. After him are Heinrich Schmid, Kim Kielsen, Georg Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Altenburg, Hermann Josef Abs, Carlo Petrini, and Walter Momper.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Ariobarzanes II of Cius ranks 113Before him are Publius Decius Mus, Lucius Aemilius Barbula, Philip of Opus, Lagus, Sibyrtius, and Archon of Pella. After him are Marsyas of Pella and Eudemus. Among people deceased in 337 BC, Ariobarzanes II of Cius ranks 3Before him are Timoleon and Shen Buhai.

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