500 BC - 458 BC

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Pleistarchus or Plistarch (Ancient Greek: Πλείσταρχος Pleistarkhos; died c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pleistarchus has received more than 338,257 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Pleistarchus is the 1,675th most popular politician (up from 1,974th in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Greece (up from 152nd in 2019) and the 49th most popular Greek Politician.

Pleistarchus was the son of Leonidas I, king of Sparta. He was the youngest of Leonidas' three sons.

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Among politicians, Pleistarchus ranks 1,675 out of 15,710Before him are Antonio López de Santa Anna, Egon Krenz, Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator, Carlos I of Portugal, Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, and Axel Oxenstierna. After him are Tarja Halonen, Kenan Evren, Mohammed V of Morocco, Emperor Suizei, Mátyás Rákosi, and Sultan Cem.

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Among people born in 500 BC, Pleistarchus ranks 15Before him are Cyrus the Younger, Xerxes II of Persia, Sogdianus of Persia, Ictinus, Cratylus, and Zeuxis. After him are Brasidas, Nicias, Meton of Athens, Pāṇini, Mnesikles, and Ajatashatru. Among people deceased in 458 BC, Pleistarchus ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Pleistarchus ranks 136 out of 855Before him are Melina Mercouri (1920), Costa-Gavras (1933), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Saint Titus (13), Agesilaus II (-444), and Demetrius of Phalerum (-350). After him are Tyrtaeus (-700), Apollodorus of Athens (-180), Spyridon Louis (1873), Parmenion (-400), Lysander (-401), and Saint Giles (640).


Among politicians born in Greece, Pleistarchus ranks 49Before him are Eleftherios Venizelos (1864), Creon (null), Philoctetes (null), Phryne (-371), Ioannis Metaxas (1871), and Agesilaus II (-444). After him are Oruç Reis (1473), Hippias (-600), Sophia Palaiologina (1455), Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Brasidas (-500), and Nicias (-500).