Leonidas of Rhodes

200 BC - 200 BC

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Leonidas of Rhodes (Ancient Greek: Λεωνίδας ὁ Ῥόδιος; born 188 BCE) was one of the most famous ancient Olympic runners. For four consecutive Olympiads (164–152 BCE), he was champion of three foot races. He was hailed with the title "Triastes" (tripler). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonidas of Rhodes has received more than 374,353 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Leonidas of Rhodes is the 4,356th most popular politician (down from 3,672nd in 2019), the 280th most popular biography from Greece and the 121st most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Leonidas of Rhodes ranks 4,356 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick the Simple, Gaetano Bresci, Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia, Georgy Pyatakov, and Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset. After him are Ehud, Dengizich, Merikare, Werner Best, Stephen Bocskai, and Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Leonidas of Rhodes ranks 11Before him are Gaius Claudius Glaber, Mattathias, John Hyrcanus, Timaeus of Locri, Nicomedes IV of Bithynia, and Eumenes III. After him are Micipsa, Antiochus X Eusebes, Aristobulus I, Eunus, Antipater of Sidon, and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus. Among people deceased in 200 BC, Leonidas of Rhodes ranks 4Before him are Livius Andronicus, Gaius Terentius Varro, and Gentius. After him are Lucius Mummius Achaicus, Wiman of Gojoseon, Mithridates III of Pontus, Moschus, Gaius Laelius, Sextus Aelius Paetus Catus, Eucratides I, and Zeno of Tarsus.

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Among people born in Greece, Leonidas of Rhodes ranks 280 out of 855Before him are Alexander V of Macedon (-390), Plutarch of Athens (350), Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta (1904), Chares of Lindos (-400), Andocides (-440), and Phrynichus (-535). After him are Cypselus (-700), Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), Pleistoanax (-500), Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), Antiochus X Eusebes (-200), and Lycophron (-320).


Among politicians born in Greece, Leonidas of Rhodes ranks 121Before him are Hypereides (-390), Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark (1905), Alexandros Papagos (1883), Alexander V of Macedon (-390), and Andocides (-440). After him are Cypselus (-700), Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), Pleistoanax (-500), Antiochus X Eusebes (-200), Ptolemy of Aloros (-450), and Philip I of Macedon (-700).