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Philip III of Macedon

359 BC - 317 BC

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Philip III Arrhidaeus (Ancient Greek: Φίλιππος Γ΄ ὁ Ἀρριδαῖος; c. 359 BC – 25 December, 317 BC) reigned as king of Macedonia an Ancient Greek Kingdom in northern Greece from after 11 June 323 BC until his death. He was a son of King Philip II of Macedon by Philinna of Larissa, and thus an elder half-brother of Alexander the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip III of Macedon has received more than 602,346 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Philip III of Macedon is the 998th most popular politician (down from 763rd in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Greece (down from 70th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Greek Politician.

Philip III of Macedon was a king of Macedon from 221 to 179 BC. He was the son of Demetrius II and was the third king of the Antigonid dynasty. He is most famous for his defeat at the hands of the Romans in the Second Macedonian War.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Philip III of Macedon ranks 998 out of 15,710Before him are Harold Godwinson, Constantine IV, Margaret Theresa of Spain, Scorpion II, Jorge Rafael Videla, and Robert I, Duke of Normandy. After him are Alfonso VI of León and Castile, Jiang Qing, Æthelwulf, King of Wessex, Władysław III of Poland, Adolphe Thiers, and William Howard Taft.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 359 BC, Philip III of Macedon ranks 1After him is Stilpo. Among people deceased in 317 BC, Philip III of Macedon ranks 1After him are Eurydice II of Macedon and Demades.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Philip III of Macedon ranks 88 out of 855Before him are Galla Placidia (388), Simonides of Ceos (-556), George II of Greece (1890), Critias (-460), Handan Sultan (1574), and Cimon (-510). After him are Agrippina the Elder (-14), Archilochus (-680), Nestor (null), Aristides (-550), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), and Polycrates (-600).

Among POLITICIANS In Greece

Among politicians born in Greece, Philip III of Macedon ranks 31Before him are Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1882), Lysimachus (-361), Galla Placidia (388), George II of Greece (1890), Critias (-460), and Handan Sultan (1574). After him are Agrippina the Elder (-14), Nestor (null), Aristides (-550), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Polycrates (-600), and John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192).