450 BC - 428 BC

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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 29,038 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Phormio is the 8,605th most popular politician (down from 7,691st in 2019), the 478th most popular biography from Greece (down from 404th in 2019) and the 215th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Phormio ranks 8,605 out of 15,710Before him are Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence, Aulus Atilius Calatinus, Gjergj Fishta, Georges Cadoudal, Amir Kabir, and Silahdar Damat Ali Pasha. After him are Al-Mu'azzam Isa, James Forrestal, Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq, Alexander Izvolsky, Albert Lutuli, and Gregory Pakourianos.

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Among people born in 450 BC, Phormio ranks 18Before him are Diagoras of Melos, Amyrtaeus, Anuruddha, Artabanus of Persia, King An of Zhou, and Thrasyllus. After him are Eurymedon, Amrapali, Pherecrates, 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 478 out of 855Before him are Teleclus (null), Euthymides (-600), Oenopides (-490), Archidamus V (-250), Archidamus I (-600), and Kostis Palamas (1859). After him are Erinna (-400), Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), Panagiotis Pikrammenos (1945), Alcmenes (null), Polydorus of Sparta (-741), and Charilaos Vasilakos (1877).


Among politicians born in Greece, Phormio ranks 215Before him are Christos Sartzetakis (1929), Thrasyllus (-450), Teleclus (null), Euthymides (-600), Archidamus V (-250), and Archidamus I (-600). After him are Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), Alcmenes (null), Polydorus of Sparta (-741), Glaucias of Taulantii (-335), Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark (1904), and Demetrius of Montferrat (1205).