600 BC - 489 BC

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Callimachus (Greek: Καλλίμαχος Kallímakhos) was the Athenian polemarch at the Battle of Marathon, which took place during 490 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Callimachus has received more than 264,624 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Callimachus is the 543rd most popular military personnel (down from 517th in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from Greece (down from 288th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Greek Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Callimachus ranks 543 out of 1,466Before him are Zhuge Jin, Jean-Charles Pichegru, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Kirill Moskalenko, Pavel Nakhimov, and Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier. After him are Casimir Pulaski, Creighton Abrams, Ugo Cavallero, Fyodor Ushakov, Oswald Boelcke, and Ivan Yakubovsky.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Callimachus ranks 42Before him are Gelon, Hipparchus, Amestris, Artaphernes, Agrippa Menenius Lanatus, and Sextus Tarquinius. After him are Eurybiades, Nebuchadnezzar III, Ageladas, Acusilaus, Hipponax, and Miltiades the Elder. Among people deceased in 489 BC, Callimachus ranks 2Before him is Cleomenes I.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Callimachus ranks 304 out of 855Before him are Leonnatus (-356), Neferkara I (-2780), Saturnin (300), Campaspe (-400), Philopoemen (-253), and Aristides of Athens (150). After him are Terpander (-712), Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus (-200), Zoilus (-400), Antiochus XI Epiphanes (-115), Dinocrates (-400), and Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark (1876).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Callimachus ranks 21Before him are Pausanias (null), Nearchus (-356), Thrasybulus (-440), George Maniakes (998), Conon (-401), and Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770). After him are Iphicrates (-415), Demosthenes (-412), Cleombrotus (-600), Peucestas (-390), Callicratidas (-500), and Peithon (-355).