Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

506 BC - 500 BC

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Gorgo (; Greek: Γοργώ [ɡorɡɔ͜ɔ́]; fl. 480 BC) was a Queen of Sparta. She was the daughter and the only known child of Cleomenes I, King of Sparta (r. 520–490 BC) during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gorgo, Queen of Sparta has received more than 1,261,697 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gorgo, Queen of Sparta is the 141st most popular companion (down from 139th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Greece (up from 150th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Greek Companion.

Gorgo is famous for being the daughter of King Leonidas I of Sparta. She is most famous for being the wife of King Cleomenes I of Sparta.

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Among companions, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ranks 141 out of 687Before her are Caroline of Baden, Mumtaz Mahal, Malhun Hatun, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, and Albert VII, Archduke of Austria. After her are Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Anne of Foix-Candale, Catherine of Valois, Joanna of Bourbon, and Caroline Augusta of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 506 BC, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ranks 1 Among people deceased in 500 BC, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ranks 8Before her are Myron, Ānanda, Polykleitos, Leucippus, Artemisia I of Caria, and Hippasus. After her are Rāhula, Obadiah, Lars Porsena, Demaratus, Polygnotus, and Xanthippus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ranks 149 out of 855Before her are Longus (110), Oruç Reis (1473), Hippias (-600), Sophia Palaiologina (1455), Speusippus (-407), and Georgios Papadopoulos (1919). After her are Craterus (-370), Brasidas (-500), Demetrius Vikelas (1835), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Pausanias (null), and Nicias (-500).

Among COMPANIONS In Greece

Among companions born in Greece, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ranks 3Before her are Nurbanu Sultan (1525) and Olympias (-375). After her are Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896), Alexandra of Yugoslavia (1921), Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta (1904), Aspasia Manos (1896), and Eusebia (400).