879 BC - 759 BC


Dido ( DY-doh; Ancient Greek: Διδώ Greek pronunciation: [diː.dɔ̌ː], Latin pronunciation: [ˈdiːdoː]), also known as Alyssa or Elissa ( ə-LISS-ə, Ἔλισσα), was the legendary founder and first queen of the Phoenician city-state of Carthage, located in modern Tunisia. Known only through ancient Greek and Roman sources, most of which were written well after Carthage's founding, her historicity remains uncertain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dido has received more than 1,159,454 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 320th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Dido ranks 317 out of 14,801Before her are Abdulmejid I, Bill Clinton, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Edward III of England, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Elagabalus. After her are Djoser, Indira Gandhi, Lyndon B. Johnson, Alcibiades, Constantine XI Palaiologos, and Mustafa II.

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Among people born in 879 BC, Dido ranks 1 Among people deceased in 759 BC, Dido ranks 1After her is Takelot III.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Dido ranks 4 out of 115Before her are Hannibal (-183), Ibn Khaldun (1332), and Claudia Cardinale (1938). After her are Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Cyprian (200), Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Gordian II (190), Habib Bourguiba (1903), and Aemilianus (207).

Among POLITICIANS In Tunisia

Among politicians born in Tunisia, Dido ranks 2Before her are Hannibal (-183). After her are Beji Caid Essebsi (1926), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Gordian II (190), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Aemilianus (207), Masinissa (-238), Clodius Albinus (150), Hasdrubal the Fair (-270), Sophonisba (-300), and Mago Barca (-243).

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