390 BC - 322 BC

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Hypereides or Hyperides (Greek: Ὑπερείδης, Hypereidēs; c. 390 – 322 BC; English pronunciation with the stress variably on the penultimate or antepenultimate syllable) was an Athenian logographer (speech writer). He was one of the ten Attic orators included in the "Alexandrian canon" compiled by Aristophanes of Byzantium and Aristarchus of Samothrace in the third century BC. He was a leader of the Athenian resistance to King Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hypereides has received more than 66,940 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Hypereides is the 4,102nd most popular politician (down from 4,036th in 2019), the 266th most popular biography from Greece (down from 257th in 2019) and the 115th most popular Greek Politician.

Hypereides was a Greek orator and politician who was famous for his speeches against Philip II of Macedon.

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Among politicians, Hypereides ranks 4,102 out of 15,710Before him are Moinuddin Chishti, Khalil Sultan, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, François Tombalbaye, Eumenes III, and Charles, Duke of Mayenne. After him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Erwin Piscator, Teispes, Osroes I, and Marine Le Pen.

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Among people born in 390 BC, Hypereides ranks 5Before him are Lysippos, Shang Yang, Vyasa, and Lycurgus of Athens. After him are Alexander V of Macedon, Manius Curius Dentatus, Hieronymus of Cardia, Hakor, Peucestas, Tiberius Coruncanius, and Coenus. Among people deceased in 322 BC, Hypereides ranks 4Before him are Diogenes, Demosthenes, and Heraclides Ponticus. After him are Leonnatus, Cleomenes of Naucratis, and Ariarathes I of Cappadocia.

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Among people born in Greece, Hypereides ranks 266 out of 855Before him are Theramenes (-450), Conon (-401), Ugo Foscolo (1778), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Machaon (null), and Arsinoe I (-305). After him are Phaedo of Elis (-401), Vicky Leandros (1949), Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark (1905), Alexandros Papagos (1883), and Rigas Feraios (1757).


Among politicians born in Greece, Hypereides ranks 115Before him are Gazi Husrev-beg (1480), Theodore Komnenos Doukas (1180), Julia Livilla (18), Theramenes (-450), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), and Machaon (null). After him are Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark (1905), Alexandros Papagos (1883), Alexander V of Macedon (-390), Andocides (-440), and Leonidas of Rhodes (-200).