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401 BC - 395 BC

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Lysander (; Greek: Λύσανδρος Lysandros; c. 454 BC - 395 BC) was a Spartan military and political leader. He destroyed the Athenian fleet at the Battle of Aegospotami in 405 BC, forcing Athens to capitulate and bringing the Peloponnesian War to an end. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lysander has received more than 833,286 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Lysander is the 226th most popular military personnel (down from 204th in 2019), the 154th most popular biography from Greece (down from 141st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

Lysander is most famous for his victory at the Battle of Aigospotamoi in 405 BC.

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Among military personnels, Lysander ranks 226 out of 1,468Before him are Karl-Otto Koch, Pausanias, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Craterus, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne, and Otto Günsche. After him are Henning von Tresckow, Hasso von Manteuffel, Erwin von Witzleben, Gaius Claudius Glaber, Vasily Stalin, and Sejanus.

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Among people born in 401 BC, Lysander ranks 1After him are Sun Bin, Conon, Phaedo of Elis, and Clearchus of Sparta. Among people deceased in 395 BC, Lysander ranks 1After him are Tissaphernes and Stateira.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Lysander ranks 154 out of 936Before him are Gorgo, Queen of Sparta (-506), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Pausanias (null), Craterus (-370), Longus (110), and Pleistarchus (-500). After him are Prodicus (-460), Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Antipope Alexander V (1339), Antonia Minor (-36), Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), and Demetrius Vikelas (1835).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Lysander ranks 15Before him are Cimon (-510), Mardonius (-600), Djemal Pasha (1872), Parmenion (-400), Pausanias (null), and Craterus (-370). After him are Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Nearchus (-356), Thrasybulus (-440), Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), George Maniakes (998), and Conon (-401).