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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 73,856 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Battus I of Cyrene is the 8,385th most popular politician (down from 7,117th in 2019), the 443rd most popular biography from Greece (down from 404th in 2019) and the 192nd most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 8,385 out of 15,577Before him are Duke Peter Alexandrovich of Oldenburg, Manuel Valls, Charles Amadeus, Duke of Nemours, John VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen, Alix, Duchess of Brittany, and Aripert I. After him are Ewa Kopacz, Taspar Qaghan, Prudente de Morais, Victor Stănculescu, Willi Münzenberg, and Rabah Bitat.

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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 are King Jing of Zhou and King Dao of Zhou.

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Among people born in Greece, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 443 out of 936Before him are Aristarchus of Thessalonica (5), Gylippus (-500), Dimitrios Ioannidis (1923), Augustinos Kapodistrias (1778), Chabrias (-500), and Demaratus of Corinth (-700). After him are Onesicritus (-360), Konstantinos Tsatsos (1899), Lamachus (-500), Hyperbolus (-500), Pelops of Sparta (-210), and Stamata Revithi (1866).


Among politicians born in Greece, Battus I of Cyrene ranks 192Before him are Dinarchus (-361), Teucer (null), Alexandros Zaimis (1855), Nikolaos Plastiras (1883), Augustinos Kapodistrias (1778), and Demaratus of Corinth (-700). After him are Konstantinos Tsatsos (1899), Hyperbolus (-500), Pelops of Sparta (-210), Agapenor (null), Koçi Xoxe (1911), and Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece (1967).