Lais of Corinth

400 BC - 360 BC

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Lais of Corinth (Ancient Greek: Λαΐς and Λαΐδα) (fl. 425 BC) was a famous hetaira or courtesan of ancient Greece, who was probably born in Corinth. She shared a name with the younger hetaira Lais of Hyccara; as ancient authors (in their usually indirect accounts) often confused them or did not indicate which one they referred to, the two women became inextricably linked. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lais of Corinth has received more than 106,047 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Lais of Corinth is the 4,643rd most popular politician (up from 7,543rd in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from Greece (up from 407th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Greek Politician.

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  • 19

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  • 7.70

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  • 1.32

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Over the past year Lais of Corinth has had the most page views in the with 11,704 views, followed by Greek (6,150), and Spanish (5,494). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (132.56%), Uzbek (94.38%), and Russian (36.42%)


Among politicians, Lais of Corinth ranks 4,643 out of 19,576Before her are Zhao Tuo, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Rusa I, Gannicus, George Clinton, and Emperor Bidatsu. After her are Shiban, Konishi Yukinaga, Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg, Jangsu of Goguryeo, Arthur Drewry, and Qapaghan Qaghan.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Lais of Corinth ranks 20Before her are Drypetis, Ephorus, Mithridates I of Pontus, Stateira I, Agnodice, and Harpalus. After her are Arete of Cyrene, Chares of Lindos, Hegesias of Cyrene, Dinocrates, Attalus, and Titus Manlius Imperiosus Torquatus. Among people deceased in 360 BC, Lais of Corinth ranks 5Before her are Democritus, Agesilaus II, Atropates, and Agnodice. After her are Dinocrates, Campaspe, Aeschines of Sphettus, Artabazos II, Silanion, Polykleitos the Younger, and Lais of Hyccara.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Lais of Corinth ranks 286 out of 1,024Before her are Arsinoe I (-305), Antiochus X Eusebes (-200), Aristo of Chios (-300), Conon (-401), Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150), and Nicholas Kabasilas (1322). After her are Julia Livilla (18), Yiannis Ritsos (1909), Georgios Papandreou (1888), Leonnatus (-356), Chares of Lindos (-400), and Perdiccas I of Macedon (-700).


Among politicians born in Greece, Lais of Corinth ranks 121Before her are Cylon of Athens (-700), Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870), Callias II (-515), Phocion (-402), Antiochus X Eusebes (-200), and Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150). After her are Julia Livilla (18), Georgios Papandreou (1888), Leonnatus (-356), Perdiccas I of Macedon (-700), Piri Mehmed Pasha (1458), and Cleisthenes of Sicyon (-701).