600 BC - 493 BC


Artaphernes (Greek: Ἀρταφέρνης, Old Persian: Artafarna, from Median Rtafarnah), flourished circa 513–492 BC, was a brother of the Achaemenid king of Persia, Darius I, satrap of Lydia from the capital of Sardis, and a Persian general. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Artaphernes has received more than 51,018 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,922nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Artaphernes ranks 3,899 out of 14,801Before him are Emperor Yōmei, Ingvar Carlsson, Zhelyu Zhelev, Emperor Go-Shirakawa, Aaron Burr, and Archduchess Eleanor of Austria. After him are Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Aelia Eudoxia, Wilfried Martens, Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, and Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Artaphernes ranks 37Before him are Mahapajapati Gotami, Lars Porsena, Neriglissar, Horatius Cocles, Gelon, and Aristagoras. After him are Agrippa Menenius Lanatus, Eurybiades, Callimachus, Sextus Tarquinius, Cleombrotus, and Ageladas. Among people deceased in 493 BC, Artaphernes ranks 1After him are Agrippa Menenius Lanatus and Histiaeus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Artaphernes ranks 385 out of 901Before him are Aristagoras (-600), Harpalus (-400), Ctesias (-440), Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200), Mimnermus (-670), and Licinia Eudoxia (422). After him are Seleucus III Ceraunus (-243), Simplicius of Cilicia (490), Quintus Smyrnaeus (400), Asclepiades of Bithynia (-120), Eumenes I (-250), and Baldwin II, Latin Emperor (1217).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Artaphernes ranks 198Before him are Dardanus (null), Tudḫaliya IV (-1300), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), Aristagoras (-600), Harpalus (-400), and Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200). After him are Seleucus III Ceraunus (-243), Eumenes I (-250), Baldwin II, Latin Emperor (1217), Sarduri II (-790), Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus (-232), and Boris II of Bulgaria (931).

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