Arsinoe II

316 BC - 270 BC

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Arsinoë II (Koinē Greek: Ἀρσινόη, 316 BC – unknown date between July 270 and 260 BC) was a Ptolemaic queen and co-regent of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of ancient Egypt. Arsinoe was queen of Thrace, Anatolia and Macedonia by marriage to King Lysimachus and co-ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom with her brother-husband, Pharaoh Ptolemy II Philadelphus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arsinoe II has received more than 132,629 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Arsinoe II is the 183rd most popular companion (down from 148th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 116th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Egyptian Companion.

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Among companions, Arsinoe II ranks 183 out of 687. Before her are Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, Yevdokiya Lopukhina, Maria Barbara Bach, Constance of Aragon, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, and María Isabella of Spain. After her are Fredegund, Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Blanche of Burgundy, Rachele Mussolini, and Amélie of Orléans.

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Among people born in 316 BC, Arsinoe II ranks 1 Among people deceased in 270 BC, Arsinoe II ranks 1After her are Manius Curius Dentatus, Polemon, and Alexis.

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Among people born in Egypt, Arsinoe II ranks 129 out of 520. Before her are Macarius of Egypt (300), Claudian (370), Isma'il Pasha (1830), Philo of Byzantium (-280), Senusret II (-1900), and Ptolemy Keraunos (-318). After her are Mentuhotep III (-2050), Ramesses IX (-1150), Isetnofret (-1250), Theon of Alexandria (335), Kiya (-1400), and Arsinoe IV of Egypt (-68).


Among companions born in Egypt, Arsinoe II ranks 6Before her are Nefertiti (-1400), Nefertari (-1290), Ankhesenamun (-1347), Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (1921), and Tiye (-1398). After her are Meritamen (-1400), Nazli Sabri (1894), Bintanath (-1300), Farida of Egypt (1921), Tjuyu (-1401), and Suzanne Mubarak (1941).