700 BC - 600 BC


Phalaris (Greek: Φάλαρις) was the tyrant of Akragas (now Agrigento) in Sicily, from approximately 570 to 554 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phalaris has received more than 191,658 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,202nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Phalaris ranks 3,180 out of 14,801Before him are Titus Tatius, Rama III, Frederick I, Duke of Swabia, Chang Myon, Ephraim Katzir, and Eric XI of Sweden. After him are Kyösti Kallio, Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado, Alfred Moisiu, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Mago Barca, and Adam Jerzy Czartoryski.

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Among people born in 700 BC, Phalaris ranks 13Before him are Cyaxares, Amasis II, Periander, Anacharsis, Psamtik II, and Cylon of Athens. After him are Necho I, Perdiccas I of Macedon, Sinsharishkun, Cypselus, Philip I of Macedon, and Harpagus. Among people deceased in 600 BC, Phalaris ranks 12Before him are Astyages, Maya, Epimenides, Anacharsis, Theano, and Ibycus. After him are Cleisthenes of Sicyon, Mimnermus, Philip I of Macedon, Harpagus, Arsames, and Miltiades the Elder.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Phalaris ranks 1,019 out of 3,282Before him are Sandro Pertini (1896), Maurus Servius Honoratus (363), Bartolommeo Bandinelli (1488), Titus Tatius (null), Palma Vecchio (1480), and Cesare Pavese (1908). After him are Gerard of Csanád (980), Italo Gariboldi (1879), Dino De Laurentiis (1919), Aloysius Lilius (1510), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), and Antonio Tabucchi (1943).


Among politicians born in Italy, Phalaris ranks 214Before him are Nero Julius Caesar (6), Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1508), Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma (1870), Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus (-265), Sandro Pertini (1896), and Titus Tatius (null). After him are Quirinius (-45), Servilia (-104), Robert I, Duke of Parma (1848), Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503), Bettino Craxi (1934), and Lars Porsena (-600).

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