Sosthenes of Macedon

400 BC - 277 BC

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Sosthenes (Greek Σωσθένης; died 277 BC) was a Macedonian general who may have been a king of the Antipatrid dynasty. During the reign of Lysimachus he was his governor in Asia Minor. Sosthenes was elected King by the Macedonian army, but he may or not have reigned as king. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sosthenes of Macedon has received more than 50,715 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Sosthenes of Macedon is the 654th most popular military personnel (down from 596th in 2019), the 541st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 489th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Turkish Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Sosthenes of Macedon ranks 654 out of 1,466Before him are Henri Gatien Bertrand, Peter Tordenskjold, Elyesa Bazna, Joseph Gallieni, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Cleombrotus. After him are Charlie Wilson, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Yoshijirō Umezu, Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke, Jawhar, and Walter Weiß.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Sosthenes of Macedon ranks 28Before him are Stateira I, Orestes of Macedon, Drypetis, Hegesias of Cyrene, Pausanias of Orestis, and Eurydice of Egypt. After him are Lais of Corinth, Gan De, Nepherites II, Aeacides of Epirus, Cynane, and Arete of Cyrene. Among people deceased in 277 BC, Sosthenes of Macedon ranks 1

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Sosthenes of Macedon ranks 541 out of 1,128Before him are Tuncel Kurtiz (1936), Nectarios of Aegina (1846), Dorotheus of Gaza (510), Proclus of Constantinople (310), Leo II, King of Armenia (1236), and Demetrios Palaiologos (1407). After him are Despina Khatun (1438), Kemal Sunal (1944), Nubar Pasha (1825), Archippus (50), Şahin Giray (1745), and Nicander (-250).


Among military personnels born in Turkey, Sosthenes of Macedon ranks 11Before him are Andranik (1865), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), Thomas the Slav (800), Laskarina Bouboulina (1771), Heraclius the Elder (600), and Bardas Skleros (1000). After him are Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha (1838), Kemal Reis (1451), Artabazos I of Phrygia (-600), Lala Şahin Pasha (1330), Gainas (400), and Artaphernes (-600).