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Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

506 BC - 500 BC

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Gorgo (; Greek: Γοργώ [ɡorɡɔ͜ɔ́]; fl. 480 BC) was a Spartan woman and wife to King Leonidas I (r. 489–480 BC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gorgo, Queen of Sparta has received more than 1,503,999 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gorgo, Queen of Sparta is the 138th most popular companion (up from 141st in 2019), the 148th most popular biography from Greece (up from 149th 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 138 out of 673Before her are Sophia of Nassau, Louise of Sweden, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Maria Anna of Neuburg, and Catherine of Valois. After her are Margherita of Savoy, Agnès Sorel, Berengaria of Navarre, Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, Elizabeth of Bosnia, and Albert VII, Archduke of Austria.

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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 10Before her are Ānanda, Polykleitos, Artemisia I of Caria, Hippasus, Rāhula, and Diogenes of Apollonia. After her are Gaius Marcius Coriolanus, Obadiah, Lars Porsena, Demaratus, Polygnotus, and Eurybiades.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ranks 148 out of 936Before her are Saint Giles (640), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), Apollodorus of Athens (-180), Sophia Palaiologina (1455), Demetrius of Phalerum (-350), and Agesilaus II (-444). After her are Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Pausanias (null), Craterus (-370), Longus (110), Pleistarchus (-500), and Lysander (-401).

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).