400 BC - 360 BC

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Taxiles (in Greek Tαξίλης or Ταξίλας; lived 4th century BC) was the Greek chroniclers' name for the ruler who reigned over the tract between the Indus and the Jhelum (Hydaspes) Rivers in the Punjab region at the time of Alexander the Great's expedition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taxiles has received more than 143,976 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Taxiles is the 8,351st most popular politician (up from 8,861st in 2019).

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Among politicians, Taxiles ranks 8,351 out of 15,710Before him are Margaret of England, Osorkon IV, Pellegrino Rossi, Djehuti, William A. Wheeler, and Jacques Laffitte. After him are Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen, Chiang Fang-liang, Pribislav of Mecklenburg, Lucius Julius Caesar, and Acrotatus II.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Taxiles ranks 62Before him are Crates of Athens, Antimachus, Agnodice, Aeneas Tacticus, Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus, and Timotheus. After him are Acrotatus II, Meleager, King Xian of Zhou, Antipater Etesias, Erinna, and Artabazos II. Among people deceased in 360 BC, Taxiles ranks 12Before him are Aeschines of Sphettus, Lais of Corinth, Bryaxis, Anniceris, Polykleitos the Younger, and Agnodice. After him are Artabazos II, Philitas of Cos, Aristides of Thebes, Laomedon of Mytilene, Stasanor, and Lucius Aemilius Barbula.

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