Diodotus Tryphon

150 BC - 138 BC

Photo of Diodotus Tryphon

Icon of person Diodotus Tryphon

Diodotus or Trypho (Greek: Διόδοτος) was a king of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire. Initially an official under King Alexander I Balas, he led a revolt against Alexander's successor Demetrius II Nicator in 144 BC. He rapidly gained control of most of Syria and the Levant. At first he acted as regent and tutor for Alexander's infant son Antiochus VI Dionysus, but after the death of his charge in 142/141 BC, Diodotus declared himself king. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diodotus Tryphon has received more than 77,327 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Diodotus Tryphon is the 4,510th most popular politician (up from 4,749th in 2019).

Memorability Metrics

  • 77k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Diodotus Tryphons by language


Among politicians, Diodotus Tryphon ranks 4,510 out of 15,710Before him are Ernak, Ranavalona III, Philip I of Macedon, John I, Duke of Brabant, Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully, and Elena Glinskaya. After him are Muzio Attendolo Sforza, Wu Qi, Dieter Wisliceny, Ranavalona II, Marcus Terentius Varro Lucullus, and Franz Walter Stahlecker.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 150 BC, Diodotus Tryphon ranks 5Before him are Gannicus, Emperor Qianshao of Han, Alexander Balas, and Wei Zifu. After him are Aulus Gabinius, Wei Qing, Quintus Lutatius Catulus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Mithridates II of Parthia, Huo Guang, and Tigranes I. Among people deceased in 138 BC, Diodotus Tryphon ranks 3Before him are Attalus II Philadelphus and Antiochus VI Dionysus.

Others Born in 150 BC

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 138 BC

Go to all Rankings