401 BC - 390 BC

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Conon (Greek: Κόνων) (before 444 BC – after 394 BC) was an Athenian general at the end of the Peloponnesian War, who led the Athenian naval forces when they were defeated by a Peloponnesian fleet in the crucial Battle of Aegospotami; later he contributed significantly to the restoration of Athens' political and military power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Conon has received more than 63,579 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 25 in 2019). Conon is the 446th most popular military personnel (down from 426th in 2019), the 261st most popular biography from Greece (down from 244th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

Conon is most famous for his victory over the Persian fleet in the Battle of Cnidus.

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Among military personnels, Conon ranks 446 out of 1,466Before him are Paul von Rennenkampf, Dmitry Pavlov, Bo'orchu, Eberhard von Mackensen, Franz von Hipper, and Viktor Kulikov. After him are Nicolas Chauvin, Saburō Sakai, Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, Aegidius, Gongsun Zan, and Hans Baur.

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Among people born in 401 BC, Conon ranks 3Before him are Lysander and Sun Bin. After him are Phaedo of Elis and Clearchus of Sparta. Among people deceased in 390 BC, Conon ranks 3Before him are Philolaus and Brennus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Conon ranks 261 out of 855Before him are Cleombrotus I (-500), Callias II (-515), Gazi Husrev-beg (1480), Theodore Komnenos Doukas (1180), Julia Livilla (18), and Theramenes (-450). After him are Ugo Foscolo (1778), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Machaon (null), Arsinoe I (-305), Hypereides (-390), and Phaedo of Elis (-401).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Conon ranks 19Before him are Lysander (-401), Craterus (-370), Pausanias (null), Nearchus (-356), Thrasybulus (-440), and George Maniakes (998). After him are Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), Callimachus (-600), Iphicrates (-415), Demosthenes (-412), Cleombrotus (-600), and Peucestas (-390).