375 BC - 316 BC


Olympias (Ancient Greek: Ὀλυμπιάς, pronounced [olympiás], c. 375–316 BC) was the eldest daughter of king Neoptolemus I of Epirus, the sister of Alexander I of Epirus, the fourth wife of Philip II, the king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia and the mother of Alexander the Great. She was extremely influential in Alexander's life and was recognized as de facto leader of Macedon during Alexander's conquests. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olympias has received more than 993,498 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 22nd most popular companion.

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Among companions, Olympias ranks 21 out of 586Before her are Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Catherine of Aragon, Nurbanu Sultan, Roxana, Lucretia, and Ankhesenamun. After her are Joseph Bonaparte, Messalina, Aspasia, Mileva Marić, Theodora, and Jane Seymour.

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Among people born in 375 BC, Olympias ranks 1After her are Chanakya, Menaechmus, and Aristobulus of Cassandreia. Among people deceased in 316 BC, Olympias ranks 1After her are Sun Bin, Porus, Eumenes, Peithon, and Antigenes.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Olympias ranks 38 out of 698Before her are Myron (-500), Cleisthenes (-565), Aristarchus of Samos (-311), Nurbanu Sultan (1525), Polybius (-208), and Alcibiades (-450). After her are Solon (-638), Pindar (-517), Menander (-342), Xanthippe (-500), Praxiteles (-395), and Theophrastus (-371).

Among COMPANIONS In Greece

Among companions born in Greece, Olympias ranks 2Before her are Nurbanu Sultan (1525). After her are Gorgo, Queen of Sparta (-506), Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896), Alexandra of Yugoslavia (1921), Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta (1904), and Aspasia Manos (1896).

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