Demetrius of Phalerum

350 BC - 282 BC

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Demetrius of Phalerum (also Demetrius of Phaleron or Demetrius Phalereus; Greek: Δημήτριος ὁ Φαληρεύς; c. 350 – c. 280 BC) was an Athenian orator originally from Phalerum, a student of Theophrastus, and perhaps of Aristotle, and one of the first Peripatetics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demetrius of Phalerum has received more than 98,998 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Demetrius of Phalerum is the 8th most popular public worker, the 135th most popular biography from Greece (down from 127th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Greek Public Worker.

Demetrius of Phalerum was a scholar and politician in Athens during the 4th century BC. He is most famous for being the tutor of Alexander the Great.

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Among public workers, Demetrius of Phalerum ranks 8 out of 15Before him are Alois Hitler, Emperor Taishō, Joseph Fouché, Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, and Robert Walpole. After him are François Guizot, Thomas Cromwell, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Markus Wolf, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, and Pascal Lamy.

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Among people born in 350 BC, Demetrius of Phalerum ranks 3Before him are Euclid and Cassander. After him are Bagoas, Alexander II of Macedon, Perdiccas III of Macedon, Hipparchia of Maroneia, Parysatis II, Megasthenes, Timaeus, Archestratus, and Cleomenes II. Among people deceased in 282 BC, Demetrius of Phalerum ranks 1

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Among people born in Greece, Demetrius of Phalerum ranks 135 out of 855Before him are Ioannis Metaxas (1871), Melina Mercouri (1920), Costa-Gavras (1933), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Saint Titus (13), and Agesilaus II (-444). After him are Pleistarchus (-500), Tyrtaeus (-700), Apollodorus of Athens (-180), Spyridon Louis (1873), Parmenion (-400), and Lysander (-401).


Among public workers born in Greece, Demetrius of Phalerum ranks 2Before him are Draco (-650).