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Draco (; Greek: Δράκων, Drakōn; fl. c. 7th century BC), also called Drako or Drakon, was the first recorded legislator of Athens in Ancient Greece. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Draco has received more than 373,908 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Draco is the most popular public worker, the 46th most popular biography from Greece (up from 47th in 2019) and the most popular Greek Public Worker.

Draco was the first lawgiver of Athens. He was also the legislator of Athens, which is why he is most famous for being the first lawgiver of Athens.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

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Among public workers, Draco ranks 1 out of 15After him are Emperor Taishō, Alois Hitler, Joseph Fouché, Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, Thomas Cromwell, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, François Guizot, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Markus Wolf.

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Among people born in 650 BC, Draco ranks 2Before him is Jeremiah. After him are Pittacus of Mytilene, Apries, Shamash-shum-ukin, Ariaramnes, Duke Mu of Qin, Kandalanu, Semonides of Amorgos, Argaeus I of Macedon, Rusa III, and Madius. Among people deceased in 600 BC, Draco ranks 4Before him are Laozi, Daniel, and Tomyris. After him are Belshazzar, Habakkuk, Astyages, Maya, Epimenides, Theano, Anacharsis, and Phalaris.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Draco ranks 46 out of 936Before him are Polybius (-208), Aristarchus of Samos (-311), Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769), Leucippus (-500), Alcibiades (-450), and Peisistratos (-600). After him are Pindar (-517), Mikis Theodorakis (1925), Praxiteles (-395), Olympias (-375), Handan Sultan (1574), and Theophrastus (-371).


Among public workers born in Greece, Draco ranks 1After him are Demetrius of Phalerum (-350).