Demetrius of Pharos

300 BC - 214 BC

Photo of Demetrius of Pharos

Icon of person Demetrius of Pharos

Demetrius of Pharos (also Pharus) (Ancient Greek: Δημήτριος ἐκ Φάρου) was a ruler of Pharos involved in the First Illyrian War, after which he ruled a portion of the Illyrian Adriatic coast on behalf of the Romans, as a client king.Demetrius was a regent ruler to Pinnes, the son of Agron who was too young to rule as king. When the Romans were occupied with their own problems, he had grown stronger as an ally of Macedonia and also by conquering Dimallum. Together with Scerdilaidas, he sailed south of Lissus and broke the Roman treaty, attacking Roman allies in the Adriatic and by devastating and plundering many cities in the Cyclades and the Peloponnese. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demetrius of Pharos has received more than 64,129 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Demetrius of Pharos is the 7,795th most popular politician (up from 7,815th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 96th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Croatian Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 64k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Demetrius of Pharos by language


Among politicians, Demetrius of Pharos ranks 7,795 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Henry of the Netherlands, Theodoric Strabo, Sayri Túpac, George V of Georgia, King Yi of Zhou, and Thanom Kittikachorn. After him are Tostig Godwinson, Mikhail Fradkov, Sahadeva, Neoptolemus I of Epirus, Faustus Cornelius Sulla, and Mikhail Speransky.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 300 BC, Demetrius of Pharos ranks 40Before him are Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Andragoras, Bion of Smyrna, Prusias II of Bithynia, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Euthydemus I. After him are Marcus Livius Salinator, Laodice I, Lucius Cornelius Scipio, Marcus Valerius Laevinus, Molon, and Marcus Fulvius Nobilior. Among people deceased in 214 BC, Demetrius of Pharos ranks 2Before him is Emperor Kōrei.

Others Born in 300 BC

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 214 BC

Go to all Rankings

In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Demetrius of Pharos ranks 97 out of 518Before him are Pietro Tradonico (750), Oliver Dragojević (1947), Nikola Pilić (1939), Trpimir I of Croatia (850), Andrea Schiavone (1510), and Milan Babić (1956). After him are Toni Kukoč (1968), Andrej Plenković (1970), Branimir of Croatia (850), Mira Furlan (1955), Mika Špiljak (1916), and Ivan Mažuranić (1814).

Among POLITICIANS In Croatia

Among politicians born in Croatia, Demetrius of Pharos ranks 29Before him are Goran Hadžić (1958), Ante Starčević (1823), Vladimir Nazor (1876), Pietro Tradonico (750), Trpimir I of Croatia (850), and Milan Babić (1956). After him are Andrej Plenković (1970), Mika Špiljak (1916), Ivo Sanader (1953), Milan Martić (1954), Ante Trumbić (1864), and Vladimir Bakarić (1912).