450 BC - 428 BC


Phormio (Greek: Φορμίων Phormion, gen.: Φορμίωνος), the son of Asopius, was an Athenian general and admiral before and during the Peloponnesian War. A talented naval commander, Phormio commanded at several famous Athenian victories in 428 BC, and was honoured after his death with a statue on the acropolis and a state funeral. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phormio has received more than 24,017 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,743rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Phormio ranks 7,700 out of 14,801Before him are Juan Belmonte, José Calvo Sotelo, Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, Shō Shin, Charles Taylor, and Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr. After him are Hannelore Kohl, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Kōichirō Matsuura, Kamehameha II, Louis X, Duke of Bavaria, and Benjamin Mkapa.

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Among people born in 450 BC, Phormio ranks 12Before him are Nectanebo I, Malachi, Ptolemy of Aloros, Theramenes, Diagoras of Melos, and Amyrtaeus. After him are King An of Zhou, Artabanus of Persia, Eurymedon, and Archelaus II of Macedon. Among people deceased in 428 BC, Phormio ranks 2Before him is Anaxagoras.

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Among people born in Greece, Phormio ranks 404 out of 698Before him are Euthydemus I (-300), Agis I (null), Menedemus (-340), Agapenor (null), Tommy Lee (1962), and Antigonus of Carystus (-290). After him are Archidamus IV (-400), Cleombrotus II (-250), Antiochus XI Epiphanes (-115), Theodorus Gaza (1398), Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), and Alexandros Zaimis (1855).


Among politicians born in Greece, Phormio ranks 178Before him are Christos Sartzetakis (1929), Aglaonice (null), Koçi Xoxe (1911), Euthydemus I (-300), Agis I (null), and Agapenor (null). After him are Archidamus IV (-400), Cleombrotus II (-250), Antiochus XI Epiphanes (-115), Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), Alexandros Zaimis (1855), and Georgios Tsolakoglou (1886).

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