400 BC - 323 BC

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Leosthenes (Greek: Λεωσθένης; died 323 BC) was an Athenian who was commander of the combined Greek army in the Lamian War. Leosthenes was the son of his namesake father Leosthenes who had suffered exile in 362/1 BC and who had fled to the court of Philip II. It is unknown by what means he had obtained the high reputation he had when he first makes his appearance in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leosthenes has received more than 19,583 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Leosthenes is the 1,014th most popular military personnel (down from 871st in 2019), the 496th most popular biography from Greece (down from 436th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Leosthenes ranks 1,014 out of 1,466Before him are Georg von der Marwitz, Germanus, Artabazos II, Charles-Denis Bourbaki, Davit Bek, and Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan. After him are Dimitrios Ioannidis, James Jesus Angleton, Georg von Trapp, Anton Haus, Claude Auchinleck, and René Schneider.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Leosthenes ranks 70Before him are Meleager, King Xian of Zhou, Antipater Etesias, Erinna, Artabazos II, and Philip of Opus. After him are Lanassa, Ada of Caria, Philitas of Cos, Neoptolemus, Gaius Licinius Stolo, and Aristyllus. Among people deceased in 323 BC, Leosthenes ranks 8Before him are Stateira II, Harpalus, Sisygambis, Drypetis, Cynane, and Meleager.

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Among people born in Greece, Leosthenes ranks 496 out of 855Before him are Diocles (-240), Demetrius of Montferrat (1205), Michael Glykas (1125), Archelaus of Sparta (-790), Eudamidas III (-300), and Menedemus (-340). After him are Dimitrios Ioannidis (1923), Tommy Lee (1962), Eumelus of Corinth (-800), Philitas of Cos (-400), John II Orsini (1300), and Theodoros Pangalos (1878).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Leosthenes ranks 36Before him are Chabrias (-500), Lamachus (-500), Georgios Karaiskakis (1780), Dimitrios Loundras (1885), Clearchus of Sparta (-401), and Müezzinzade Ali Pasha (null). After him are Dimitrios Ioannidis (1923), Athanasios Diakos (1788), Nikolaos Trikoupis (1868), Laomedon of Mytilene (-400), Erigyius (-400), and Ian Hamilton (1853).