Hiero I of Syracuse

600 BC - 466 BC

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Hieron I (Greek: Ἱέρων Α΄; usually Latinized Hiero) was the son of Deinomenes, the brother of Gelon and tyrant of Syracuse in Sicily from 478 to 467 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hiero I of Syracuse has received more than 64,848 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Hiero I of Syracuse is the 2,929th most popular politician (down from 2,712th in 2019), the 996th most popular biography from Italy (down from 907th in 2019) and the 216th most popular Italian Politician.

Hiero I of Syracuse is most famous for his victory over the Carthaginian navy in the Battle of the Aegates Islands.

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Among politicians, Hiero I of Syracuse ranks 2,929 out of 15,710Before him are Beatrice of Portugal, Dmitry Ustinov, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Emperor Nintoku, Cassius Chaerea, and Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia. After him are Absalon, Daji, Canute Lavard, Intef II, Theudebald, and Henry X, Duke of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Hiero I of Syracuse ranks 28Before him are Nahum, Cleomenes I, Yaśodharā, Theano, Datis, and Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus. After him are Mahapajapati Gotami, Lars Porsena, Demaratus, Ibycus, Horatius Cocles, and Neriglissar. Among people deceased in 466 BC, Hiero I of Syracuse ranks 1

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Among people born in Italy, Hiero I of Syracuse ranks 996 out of 4,088Before him are Cosimo Rosselli (1439), Jacopo della Quercia (1374), Hormizd I (250), Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400), Johann Maria Farina (1685), and Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691). After him are Sebastiano Serlio (1475), Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma (1870), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Marcomer (400), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), and Titus Quinctius Flamininus (-229).


Among politicians born in Italy, Hiero I of Syracuse ranks 216Before him are Marcus Atilius Regulus (-299), Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus (-600), Alfonso IV of Aragon (1299), Sandro Pertini (1896), Hormizd I (250), and Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400). After him are Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma (1870), Marcomer (400), Titus Quinctius Flamininus (-229), Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1642), Lars Porsena (-600), and Cola di Rienzo (1313).