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 209,836 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Constantine Phaulkon is the 5,906th most popular politician (up from 6,910th in 2019), the 354th most popular biography from Greece and the 160th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 5,906 out of 15,710Before him are Ordoño III of León, Enrique Peña Nieto, Liu Cong, Mehdi Bazargan, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, and Magnus, Duke of Saxony. After him are Bechara El Khoury, Seleucus V Philometor, Samori Ture, Johannes Steinhoff, Lester B. Pearson, and Emperor Go-Horikawa.

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Among people born in 1647, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 9Before him are Maria Sibylla Merian, Margaret Mary Alacoque, John George III, Elector of Saxony, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, Suleiman of Persia, and Giovanni Ceva. After him are John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, Elisabeth Hevelius, Petter Dass, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and William Louis, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1688, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 7Before him are Henry Morgan, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, John Bunyan, Ferdinand Verbiest, Claude Perrault, and Narai. After him are Joachim von Sandrart, Philippe Quinault, Abraham Duquesne, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, Maximilian Henry of Bavaria, and Philip de Koninck.

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Among people born in Greece, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 354 out of 855Before him are Eurydice of Egypt (-400), Lucas Papademos (1947), Nikolaos Gyzis (1842), Nicos Poulantzas (1936), Agesipolis I (-410), and Leon of Sparta (-700). After him are Agoracritus (-500), Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem (1952), Cleombrotus (-600), Podalirius (null), Glaucus of Corinth (null), and Lais of Corinth (-400).


Among politicians born in Greece, Constantine Phaulkon ranks 160Before him are Alexandros Panagoulis (1939), Agis III (-350), Miltiades the Elder (-600), Eurydice of Egypt (-400), Agesipolis I (-410), and Leon of Sparta (-700). After him are Podalirius (null), Glaucus of Corinth (null), Lais of Corinth (-400), Agis I (null), Diagoras of Rhodes (-500), and William of Villehardouin (1300).