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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 logographer (speechwriter) for others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isaeus has received more than 36,988 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Isaeus is the 227th most popular social activist (down from 215th in 2019), the 403rd most popular biography from Greece (up from 408th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Greek Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Isaeus ranks 227 out of 538Before him are Christoph Probst, Carl Oberg, Ryszard Siwiec, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, Nikolai Kuznetsov, and Nancy Wake. After him are Abba Kovner, Anna Hazare, Hazi Aslanov, Billy Milligan, Ryu Gwansun, and Djamila Bouhired.

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Among people born in 420 BC, Isaeus ranks 1After him is Ateas. Among people deceased in 340 BC, Isaeus ranks 2Before him is Arete of Cyrene. After him are Mentor of Rhodes and Publius Decius Mus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Isaeus ranks 403 out of 936Before him are Michail Stasinopoulos (1903), Markos Botsaris (1790), Aristyllus (-400), Nikolaos Gyzis (1842), Kresilas (-480), and Dorieus (-600). After him are Costas Simitis (1936), Manolis Glezos (1922), Ieronymos II of Athens (1938), Agoracritus (-500), Lais of Corinth (-400), and Polykleitos the Younger (-400).


Among social activists born in Greece, Isaeus ranks 4Before him are Pheidippides (-600), Campaspe (-400), and Yiannis Ritsos (1909). After him are Mentor of Rhodes (-380).