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Diodotus I

285 BC - 230 BC

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Diodotus I Soter (Greek: Διόδοτος Σωτήρ, Diódotos Sōtḗr; c. 315-300 BC – c. 235 BC), was the first Hellenistic King of Bactria. Diodotus became independent of the Seleucid empire around 255 or 245 BC, and established the Diodotid Bactrian Kingdom, which endured in various forms until the beginning of the first century AD. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diodotus I has received more than 121,076 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Diodotus I is the 5,326th most popular politician (down from 4,485th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 36th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Diodotus I ranks 5,326 out of 15,577Before him are Sextus Tarquinius, Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Guntis Ulmanis, Carrie Lam, and Francis Walsingham. After him are Adélaïde d'Orléans, Hermann II, Count of Celje, Gerberga of Saxony, Sufyan al-Thawri, Philip William, Prince of Orange, and Vologases IV.

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Among people born in 285 BC, Diodotus I ranks 1After him are Demetrius the Fair and Mahinda. Among people deceased in 230 BC, Diodotus I ranks 3Before him are Aristarchus of Samos and Timon of Phlius. After him is Agron.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Diodotus I ranks 48 out of 145Before him are Jalaluddin Haqqani (1939), Mas'ud I of Ghazni (998), Sher Ali Khan (1825), Abdul Rahim Hatif (1926), Bairam Khan (1501), and Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006). After him are Abu Zayd al-Balkhi (850), Humaira Begum (1918), Abu Sa'id Gardezi (1100), Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), and Haji Mohammad Chamkani (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Diodotus I ranks 36Before him are Inayatullah Khan (1888), Muhammad of Ghor (1160), Mas'ud I of Ghazni (998), Sher Ali Khan (1825), Abdul Rahim Hatif (1926), and Bairam Khan (1501). After him are Tahir ibn Husayn (776), Dost Mohammad Khan (1793), Haji Mohammad Chamkani (1947), Ismail Khan (1946), Muhammad Shah (1702), and Abdul Ghani Baradar (1968).