420 BC - 340 BC

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Isaeus (Greek: Ἰσαῖος Isaios; fl. early 4th century BC) was one of the ten Attic orators according to the Alexandrian canon. He was a student of Isocrates in Athens, and later taught Demosthenes while working as a metic speechwriter for others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isaeus has received more than 26,180 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Isaeus is the 215th most popular social activist (down from 174th in 2019), the 408th most popular biography from Greece (down from 337th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Greek Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Isaeus ranks 215 out of 544. Before him are Sophia Perovskaya, David Lane, Mentor of Rhodes, Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, Guillaume Cale, and Russell Means. After him are Mordechai Vanunu, Kate Sheppard, Kittur Chennamma, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Joe Hill, and Jesse Jackson.

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Among people born in 420 BC, Isaeus ranks 1After him is Ateas. Among people deceased in 340 BC, Isaeus ranks 4Before him are Arete of Cyrene, Mentor of Rhodes, and Publius Decius Mus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Isaeus ranks 408 out of 855. Before him are Manuel Kantakouzenos (1326), Polykleitos the Younger (-400), Battus I of Cyrene (-580), Callimachus (-500), Chabrias (-500), and Eupalinos (-600). After him are Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), Spyridon Samaras (1861), Agesipolis II (-400), Euphranor (-301), Philotheus I of Constantinople (1300), and Lamachus (-500).


Among social activists born in Greece, Isaeus ranks 5Before him are Pheidippides (-600), Yiannis Ritsos (1909), Campaspe (-400), and Mentor of Rhodes (-380).