450 BC - 422 BC


Cleon (; Ancient Greek: Κλέων Kleon, Ancient Greek: [kléɔːn]; died 422 BC) was an Athenian general during the Peloponnesian War. He was the first prominent representative of the commercial class in Athenian politics, although he was an aristocrat himself. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cleon has received more than 337,255 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 22nd most popular extremist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 340k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cleons by language


Among extremists, Cleon ranks 22 out of 182Before him are Abdullah Öcalan, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Albert Fish, Ted Kaczynski, Carlos the Jackal, and Zodiac Killer. After him are Jim Jones, John Wayne Gacy, Amon Göth, Charles Ponzi, Peter Kürten, and Mehmet Ali Ağca.

Most Popular Extremists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 450 BC, Cleon ranks 4Before him are Alcibiades, Polykleitos, and Diotima of Mantinea. After him are Pelopidas, Nectanebo I, Malachi, Ptolemy of Aloros, Theramenes, Diagoras of Melos, Amyrtaeus, and Phormio. Among people deceased in 422 BC, Cleon ranks 1After him are Brasidas, Cratinus, and Ion of Chios.

Others Born in 450 BC

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 422 BC

Go to all Rankings

In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Cleon ranks 128 out of 698Before him are Lysander (-401), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Cratylus (-500), Ioannis Metaxas (1871), Spyridon Louis (1873), and Demetrius of Phalerum (-350). After him are Alexander of Greece (1893), Tyrtaeus (-700), Chilon of Sparta (-600), Costa-Gavras (1933), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), and Georgios Papadopoulos (1919).

Among EXTREMISTS In Greece

Among extremists born in Greece, Cleon ranks 1After him are Alexandros Koryzis (1885).

Extremists Born in Greece

Go to all Rankings