Stateira II

346 BC - 323 BC

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Stateira II (Greek: Στάτειρα; died 323 BC), possibly also known as Barsine, was the daughter of Stateira I and Darius III of Persia. After her father's defeat at the Battle of Issus, Stateira and her sisters became captives of Alexander of Macedon. They were treated well, and she became Alexander's second wife at the Susa weddings in 324 BC. At the same ceremony Alexander also married her cousin, Parysatis, daughter of Darius' predecessor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stateira II has received more than 590,651 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Stateira II is the 1,268th most popular politician (up from 1,311th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 197th in 2019) and the 104th most popular Turkish Politician.

Stateira II was the wife of Alexander the Great and the daughter of Darius III. After the death of Alexander, she married her uncle, Arrhidaeus, who was the son of Philip II of Macedon. She became the Queen of Persia and the mother of Alexander IV.

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Among politicians, Stateira II ranks 1,268 out of 15,710Before her are Sauli Niinistö, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Tongzhi Emperor, Ion Iliescu, Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, and David II of Scotland. After her are Alexios III Angelos, Totila, Archduke Otto of Austria, Francis, Duke of Guise, Stjepan Mesić, and Walther Funk.

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Among people born in 346 BC, Stateira II ranks 1 Among people deceased in 323 BC, Stateira II ranks 2Before her is Alexander the Great. After her are Harpalus, Sisygambis, Drypetis, Cynane, Meleager, and Leosthenes.

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Among people born in Turkey, Stateira II ranks 190 out of 1,128Before her are John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), Anthemius (420), Arrian (89), Michael I Cerularius (1005), and Pope John V (635). After her are Alexios III Angelos (1153), Briseis (null), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), Abdullah Öcalan (1949), Pope Constantine (664), and Hippodamus of Miletus (-498).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Stateira II ranks 104Before her are Turgut Özal (1927), Andronikos III Palaiologos (1297), Philippikos Bardanes (700), John VI Kantakouzenos (1292), Romanos I Lekapenos (870), and Anthemius (420). After her are Alexios III Angelos (1153), Briseis (null), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), John VII Palaiologos (1370), Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca (1853), and Phorcys (null).