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Pelopidas

450 BC - 364 BC

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For the genus of grass skipper butterflies, see Pelopidas (skipper). Pelopidas (; Greek: Πελοπίδας; died 364 BC) was an important Theban statesman and general in Greece, instrumental in establishing the mid-fourth century Theban hegemony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pelopidas has received more than 113,027 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Pelopidas is the 2,750th most popular politician (down from 2,608th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Greece (down from 191st in 2019) and the 76th most popular Greek Politician.

Pelopidas is most famous for his role in the liberation of Thebes from the Spartan garrison in 379 BC.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Pelopidas ranks 2,750 out of 15,710Before him are Taharqa, John William Friso, Prince of Orange, Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Julius Schreck, Apepi, and Mentuhotep I. After him are Eduard Limonov, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Erna Solberg, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Rudolf von Laban, and Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 450 BC, Pelopidas ranks 8Before him are Polykleitos, Diotima of Mantinea, Cleon, Malachi, Amyntas III of Macedon, and Archidamus II. After him are Nectanebo I, Theramenes, Ptolemy of Aloros, Diagoras of Melos, Amyrtaeus, and Anuruddha. Among people deceased in 364 BC, Pelopidas ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Pelopidas ranks 198 out of 855Before him are Leochares (-400), Telamon (null), Crates of Thebes (-365), Archidamus II (-450), Agis IV (-265), and Cecrops I (null). After him are Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nearchus (-356), Nabis (-300), Gotse Delchev (1872), Manolis Glezos (1922), and Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903).

Among POLITICIANS In Greece

Among politicians born in Greece, Pelopidas ranks 76Before him are Karolos Papoulias (1929), Thaïs (-400), Telamon (null), Archidamus II (-450), Agis IV (-265), and Cecrops I (null). After him are Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Nabis (-300), Gotse Delchev (1872), Manolis Glezos (1922), Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), and Alexander I of Epirus (-362).