Battus I of Cyrene

580 BC - 520 BC

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Battus I of Cyrene (Ancient Greek: Βάττος), also known as Battius the Lacedaemonian and Battus Aristotle (Βάττος Ἀριστοτέλης) and Aristaeus (Ἀρισταῖος) was the founder of the Ancient Greek colony of Cyrene. He was its first king, the first Greek king in Africa and the founder of the Battiad dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Battus I of Cyrene has received more than 47,843 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Battus I of Cyrene is the 7,124th most popular politician (up from 7,215th in 2019), the 404th most popular biography from Greece (down from 380th in 2019) and the 181st most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 7,124 out of 15,710Before him are Publius Decius Mus, Tung Chee-hwa, Jorge Alessandri, Manuel Urrutia Lleó, William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Alulim. After him are Anaximenes of Lampsacus, Laura Martinozzi, Manuel I of Trebizond, Al-Qa'im, Moisei Uritsky, and Yōsuke Matsuoka.

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Among people born in 580 BC, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 3Before him are Pherecydes of Syros and Bardiya.  Among people deceased in 520 BC, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 3Before him are Chilon of Sparta and Pherecydes of Syros. After him is King Jing of Zhou.

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Among people born in Greece, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 404 out of 855Before him are Philo of Larissa (-145), Phaedon Gizikis (1917), Constantine Kanaris (1793), Antiphanes (-388), Manuel Kantakouzenos (1326), and Polykleitos the Younger (-400). After him are Callimachus (-500), Chabrias (-500), Eupalinos (-600), Isaeus (-420), Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), and Spyridon Samaras (1861).


Among politicians born in Greece, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 181Before him are Costas Simitis (1936), Demophon of Athens (null), Theopompus of Sparta (-800), Phaedon Gizikis (1917), Constantine Kanaris (1793), and Manuel Kantakouzenos (1326). After him are Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), Agesipolis II (-400), Antonis Samaras (1951), Koçi Xoxe (1911), Augustinos Kapodistrias (1778), and Areus II (-262).