Ptolemy of Aloros

450 BC - 365 BC

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Ptolemy of Aloros (Greek: Πτολεμαῖος), was sent by King Amyntas III of Macedon as an envoy to Athens c. 375–373 BC. After Amyntas' death, he began a liaison with his widow, Eurydice. In 368 BC, he assassinated her son, Alexander II, in order to gain control of the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ptolemy of Aloros has received more than 31,057 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Ptolemy of Aloros is the 4,461st most popular politician (down from 3,886th in 2019), the 288th most popular biography from Greece (down from 249th in 2019) and the 126th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Ptolemy of Aloros ranks 4,461 out of 15,710Before him are Theodemir, Konrad I of Masovia, Antipope Constantine II, Gunderic, Roger Ducos, and Zhang Lu. After him are Menander I, Paul Ryan, Antonia the Elder, Samir Amin, Emperor Ingyō, and Anita Garibaldi.

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Among people born in 450 BC, Ptolemy of Aloros ranks 11Before him are Malachi, Amyntas III of Macedon, Archidamus II, Pelopidas, Nectanebo I, and Theramenes. After him are Diagoras of Melos, Amyrtaeus, Anuruddha, Artabanus of Persia, King An of Zhou, and Thrasyllus. Among people deceased in 365 BC, Ptolemy of Aloros ranks 4Before him are Antisthenes, Marcus Furius Camillus, and Euclid of Megara.

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Among people born in Greece, Ptolemy of Aloros ranks 288 out of 855Before him are Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), Pleistoanax (-500), Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), Antiochus X Eusebes (-200), Lycophron (-320), and Laonikos Chalkokondyles (1423). After him are Philip I of Macedon (-700), Konstantin Dejanović (1355), Antilochus (null), Georgios Papandreou (1888), Cratinus (-500), and Cynisca (-430).


Among politicians born in Greece, Ptolemy of Aloros ranks 126Before him are Andocides (-440), Leonidas of Rhodes (-200), Cypselus (-700), Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), Pleistoanax (-500), and Antiochus X Eusebes (-200). After him are Philip I of Macedon (-700), Konstantin Dejanović (1355), Antilochus (null), Georgios Papandreou (1888), Cynisca (-430), and Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark (1872).