Euthydemus I

300 BC - 260 BC

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Euthydemus I (Greek: Εὐθύδημος, Euthydemos) c. 260 BC – 200/195 BC) was a Greco-Bactrian king and founder of the Euthydemid dynasty. He is thought to have originally been a governor of Sogdia, who seized the throne by force from Diodotus II in 224 BC. Literary sources, notably Polybius, record how he and his son Demetrius resisted an invasion by the Seleucid king Antiochus III from 209 to 206 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Euthydemus I has received more than 92,095 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Euthydemus I is the 7,746th most popular politician (down from 7,553rd in 2019), the 426th most popular biography from Greece (down from 398th in 2019) and the 190th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Euthydemus I ranks 7,746 out of 15,710Before him are Ordulf, Duke of Saxony, Íngrid Betancourt, Catherine I, Latin Empress, Basil of Trebizond, Alexander Yakovlev, and Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Serapio. After him are Iolu Abil, John, Constable of Portugal, Malam Bacai Sanhá, Kaʻahumanu, Andrea Contarini, and Ilija Garašanin.

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Among people born in 300 BC, Euthydemus I ranks 39Before him are Hermippus of Smyrna, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Andragoras, Bion of Smyrna, Prusias II of Bithynia, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. After him are Demetrius of Pharos, Marcus Livius Salinator, Laodice I, Lucius Cornelius Scipio, Marcus Valerius Laevinus, and Molon. Among people deceased in 260 BC, Euthydemus I ranks 10Before him are Zenodotus, Timaeus, Hanno the Great, Hannibal Gisco, Gaius Claudius Nero, and Quintus Fulvius Flaccus. After him are Philochorus, Marcus Livius Salinator, Laodice I, Quintus Caecilius Metellus, Gaius Sulpicius Gallus, and Timocharis.

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Among people born in Greece, Euthydemus I ranks 426 out of 855Before him are Dexippus (210), Areus II (-262), Archidamus IV (-400), Hecataeus of Abdera (-400), Maximus the Greek (1475), and Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150). After him are Georgios Tsolakoglou (1886), Manos Hatzidakis (1925), Faustus Cornelius Sulla (-88), Philochorus (-340), Alexandros Koryzis (1885), and Aristidis Konstantinidis (1900).


Among politicians born in Greece, Euthydemus I ranks 190Before him are Antonis Samaras (1951), Koçi Xoxe (1911), Augustinos Kapodistrias (1778), Areus II (-262), Archidamus IV (-400), and Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150). After him are Georgios Tsolakoglou (1886), Faustus Cornelius Sulla (-88), Hyperbolus (-500), Michail Stasinopoulos (1903), Cleombrotus II (-250), and Peter the Patrician (500).