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Pausanias of Sparta

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Pausanias (Greek: Παυσανίας) was the Agiad King of Sparta; the son of Pleistoanax. He ruled Sparta from 445 BC to 427 BC and again from 409 BC to 395 BC. He was the leader of the faction in Sparta that opposed the imperialist policy conducted by Lysander. Pausanias became king in 445 BC, when his father Pleistoanax was forced into exile because he made a peace settlement with Athens, which was deemed dishonourable in Sparta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pausanias of Sparta has received more than 103,415 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Pausanias of Sparta is the 4,476th most popular politician (down from 3,051st in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Greece (down from 215th in 2019) and the 120th most popular Greek Politician.

Pausanias of Sparta is most famous for his two-volume work "Description of Greece" which he wrote in the 2nd century AD. He was a Greek traveler and geographer who wrote about the geography and monuments of Greece.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Pausanias of Sparta ranks 4,476 out of 15,577Before him are Petar Mladenov, Marie Anne de Bourbon, False Dmitry II, Princess Sophie of Sweden, Gesalec, and Charles Michel. After him are Zoe Karbonopsina, António Costa, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Magnus VI of Norway, Theudis, and Victor Klemperer.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Pausanias of Sparta ranks 277 out of 936Before him are Euphronios (-520), Yanni (1954), Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), Phaedo of Elis (-401), and Andocides (-440). After him are Constantine Kanaris (1793), Stilpo (-359), Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Timoleon (-411), and Cypselus (-700).

Among POLITICIANS In Greece

Among politicians born in Greece, Pausanias of Sparta ranks 120Before him are Alexandros Papagos (1883), Callias II (-515), Euphronios (-520), Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), and Andocides (-440). After him are Constantine Kanaris (1793), Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Timoleon (-411), Cypselus (-700), and Antiochus VIII Grypus (-141).