650 BC - 600 BC

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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 285,555 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Draco is the most popular public worker, the 47th most popular biography from Greece 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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Among public workers, Draco ranks 1 out of 15After him are Alois Hitler, Emperor Taishō, Joseph Fouché, Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, François Guizot, Thomas Cromwell, 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, Ariaramnes, Shamash-shum-ukin, Semonides of Amorgos, Argaeus I of Macedon, Madius, Anaxander, Rusa III, and Kandalanu. Among people deceased in 600 BC, Draco ranks 3Before him are Laozi and Daniel. After him are Tomyris, Belshazzar, Astyages, Maya, Epimenides, Phalaris, Theano, Anacharsis, and Ibycus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Draco ranks 47 out of 855Before him are Polykleitos (-450), Solon (-638), Peisistratos (-600), Menander (-342), Theophrastus (-371), and Praxiteles (-395). After him are Constantine II of Greece (1940), Miltiades (-540), Pope Sixtus II (215), Pyrrho (-365), Queen Sofía of Spain (1938), and Olympias (-375).


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