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Philopoemen (Greek: Φιλοποίμην Philopoímēn; 253 BC, Megalopolis – 183 BC, Messene) was a skilled Greek general and statesman, who was Achaean strategos on eight occasions. From the time he was appointed as strategos in 209 BC, Philopoemen helped turn the Achaean League into an important military power in Greece. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philopoemen has received more than 156,838 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Philopoemen is the 3,010th most popular politician (up from 4,756th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Greece (up from 302nd in 2019) and the 81st most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Philopoemen ranks 3,010 out of 15,577Before him are Moïse Tshombe, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Siad Barre, Palamedes, Emperor Go-Daigo, and Rudolf Kjellén. After him are Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, Mykola Azarov, Pavlo Skoropadskyi, George Vella, Giuseppe Guarneri, and Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo.

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Among people born in 253 BC, Philopoemen ranks 1 Among people deceased in 183 BC, Philopoemen ranks 3Before him are Hannibal and Scipio Africanus. After him are Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus, Publius Licinius Crassus Dives, and Agesipolis III.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Philopoemen ranks 204 out of 936Before him are Gotse Delchev (1872), Idomeneus of Crete (null), Quintus Curtius Rufus (41), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), and Andreas Papandreou (1919). After him are Odysseas Elytis (1911), Euclid of Megara (-435), Thrasybulus (-440), Agis IV (-265), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), and Pelopidas (-450).


Among politicians born in Greece, Philopoemen ranks 81Before him are Theophano (941), Gotse Delchev (1872), Idomeneus of Crete (null), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), and Andreas Papandreou (1919). After him are Agis IV (-265), Pelopidas (-450), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), Cylon of Athens (-700), Demaratus (-600), and Konstantinos Stephanopoulos (1926).