New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



Photo of Telamon

Icon of person Telamon

In Greek mythology, Telamon (; Ancient Greek: Τελαμών, Telamōn means "broad strap") was the son of King Aeacus of Aegina, and Endeïs, a mountain nymph. The elder brother of Peleus, Telamon sailed alongside Jason as one of his Argonauts, and was present at the hunt for the Calydonian Boar. In the Iliad, he was the father of Greek heroes Ajax the Great and Teucer by different mothers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Telamon has received more than 359,427 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Telamon is the 2,737th most popular politician (down from 2,693rd in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Greece (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Greek Politician.

Telamon is most famous for being the father of Ajax.

Memorability Metrics

  • 360k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Telamons by language


Among politicians, Telamon ranks 2,737 out of 15,577Before him are Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Mentuhotep I, Ahmad Shah Qajar, Spitamenes, and Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans. After him are Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, Longqing Emperor, Leo II, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Emperor Nintoku, and Valdemar III of Denmark.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Telamon ranks 194 out of 936Before him are Athenagoras of Athens (133), Aelia Eudocia (401), Cecrops I (null), Agathias (536), Crates of Thebes (-365), and Timon of Phlius (-320). After him are Nearchus (-356), Nabis (-300), Theophano (941), Gotse Delchev (1872), Idomeneus of Crete (null), and Quintus Curtius Rufus (41).


Among politicians born in Greece, Telamon ranks 73Before him are Brasidas (-500), Admetus (null), Archidamus II (-450), Calchas (null), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), and Cecrops I (null). After him are Nabis (-300), Theophano (941), Gotse Delchev (1872), Idomeneus of Crete (null), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), and Antiochus V Eupator (-173).