Pittacus of Mytilene

650 BC - 570 BC

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pittacus of Mytilene has received more than 68,462 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Pittacus of Mytilene is the 198th most popular military personnel (down from 194th in 2019), the 132nd most popular biography from Greece (up from 133rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

Pitacus of Mytilene is most famous for his poem "The Lament for Adonis."

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Among military personnels, Pittacus of Mytilene ranks 198 out of 1,466Before him are Oskar Dirlewanger, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Gaius Claudius Glaber, Akechi Mitsuhide, Wilhelm Burgdorf, and Kurt Meyer. After him are Syagrius, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Dietrich von Choltitz, Parmenion, and Lysander.

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Among people born in 650 BC, Pittacus of Mytilene ranks 3Before him are Jeremiah and Draco. After him are Apries, Ariaramnes, Shamash-shum-ukin, Semonides of Amorgos, Argaeus I of Macedon, Madius, Anaxander, Rusa III, and Kandalanu. Among people deceased in 570 BC, Pittacus of Mytilene ranks 2Before him is Sappho.

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Among people born in Greece, Pittacus of Mytilene ranks 132 out of 855Before him are Cratylus (-500), Callicrates (-470), Alcaeus of Mytilene (-620), Ioannis Metaxas (1871), Melina Mercouri (1920), and Costa-Gavras (1933). After him are Saint Titus (13), Agesilaus II (-444), Demetrius of Phalerum (-350), Pleistarchus (-500), Tyrtaeus (-700), and Apollodorus of Athens (-180).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Pittacus of Mytilene ranks 11Before him are Miltiades (-540), Seleucus I Nicator (-358), Hephaestion (-356), Cimon (-510), Mardonius (-600), and Djemal Pasha (1872). After him are Parmenion (-400), Lysander (-401), Craterus (-370), Pausanias (null), Nearchus (-356), and Thrasybulus (-440).