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Constantine Phaulkon

1647 - 1688

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Constantine Phaulkon (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Γεράκης, Konstantinos Gerakis; γεράκι is the Greek word for "falcon"; 1647 – 5 June 1688, also known as Costantin Gerachi, Capitão Falcão in Portuguese and simply as Monsieur Constance in French) was a Greek adventurer who became the prime counsellor to King Narai of Ayutthaya and assumed the Thai noble title Chao Phraya Wichayen (เจ้าพระยาวิชาเยนทร์).: 59, 64. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine Phaulkon has received more than 220,063 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Constantine Phaulkon is the 7,218th most popular politician (down from 5,900th in 2019), the 389th most popular biography from Greece (down from 354th in 2019) and the 176th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 7,218 out of 15,577Before him are Henry of Speyer, Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł, Tokugawa Ienari, John II, Duke of Bavaria, and Marcus Junius Brutus. After him are Gogugyang of Goguryeo, Shangguan Wan'er, Infante Alfonso of Spain, Elisabetta Gonzaga, Ahmad al-Muqtadir, and Geert Adriaans Boomgaard.

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Among people born in 1647, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 9Before him are Pierre Bayle, Margaret Mary Alacoque, John George III, Elector of Saxony, Suleiman of Persia, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, and Giovanni Ceva. After him are Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, Elisabeth Hevelius, William Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Petter Dass, and John de Britto. Among people deceased in 1688, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 9Before him are John Bunyan, Ferdinand Verbiest, Claude Perrault, Narai, Joachim von Sandrart, and Philippe Quinault. After him are Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, Maximilian Henry of Bavaria, François Bernier, Abraham Duquesne, Philip de Koninck, and Bohuslav Balbín.

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Among people born in Greece, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 389 out of 936Before him are Tiberius Claudius Narcissus (50), Zoilus (-400), Phaedon Gizikis (1917), Aristo of Chios (-300), Meleager (-320), and Albert Cohen (1895). After him are Stavros Niarchos (1909), Apollodorus (-500), Aspasia Manos (1896), Eleni Karaindrou (1941), Antalcidas (-500), and Aristobulus of Cassandreia (-375).


Among politicians born in Greece, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 176Before him are Demades (-380), Podalirius (null), Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark (1913), Tiberius Claudius Narcissus (50), Phaedon Gizikis (1917), and Meleager (-320). After him are Antalcidas (-500), Michail Stasinopoulos (1903), Dorieus (-600), Costas Simitis (1936), Manolis Glezos (1922), and Lais of Corinth (-400).