550 BC - 467 BC

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Aristides ( ARR-ih-STY-deez; Greek: Ἀριστείδης, translit. Aristeídēs, Attic Greek: [aristěːdɛːs]; 530–468 BC) was an ancient Athenian statesman. Nicknamed "the Just", he flourished in the early quarter of Athens' Classical period and is remembered for his generalship in the Persian War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aristides has received more than 242,670 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Aristides is the 1,064th most popular politician (up from 1,088th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Greece (down from 89th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Greek Politician.

Aristides is most famous for his honesty and fairness. He was a general in the Peloponnesian War, and he was known to be a just and fair man.

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Among politicians, Aristides ranks 1,064 out of 15,710Before him are Engelbert Dollfuss, Xianfeng Emperor, Jugurtha, Dagobert I, Louis I of Spain, and Himiko. After him are Idris of Libya, Zacchaeus, Frederick I of Sweden, Grigory Zinoviev, Pedro II of Brazil, and Octavia the Younger.

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Among people born in 550 BC, Aristides ranks 5Before him are Darius the Great, Cambyses II, Zechariah, and Hecataeus of Miletus. After him are Ephialtes of Trachis, Mahākāśyapa, Haggai, Atossa, Goujian, Kapila, and Fuchai. Among people deceased in 467 BC, Aristides ranks 1After him is Pausanias.

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Among people born in Greece, Aristides ranks 92 out of 855Before him are Handan Sultan (1574), Cimon (-510), Philip III of Macedon (-359), Agrippina the Elder (-14), Archilochus (-680), and Nestor (null). After him are Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Polycrates (-600), Irene Papas (1929), John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Pheidippides (-600), and Alexander of Greece (1893).


Among politicians born in Greece, Aristides ranks 34Before him are George II of Greece (1890), Critias (-460), Handan Sultan (1574), Philip III of Macedon (-359), Agrippina the Elder (-14), and Nestor (null). After him are Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Polycrates (-600), John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Alexander of Greece (1893), Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), and Ephialtes of Trachis (-550).