Theodoros Kolokotronis

1770 - 1843

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Theodoros Kolokotronis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Κολοκοτρώνης; 3 April 1770 – 4 February 1843) was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829) against the Ottoman Empire. Kolokotronis's greatest success was the defeat of the Ottoman army under Mahmud Dramali Pasha at the Battle of Dervenakia in 1822. In 1825, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Greek forces in Peloponnese. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodoros Kolokotronis has received more than 385,282 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Theodoros Kolokotronis is the 506th most popular military personnel (down from 497th in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Greece (down from 278th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Theodoros Kolokotronis ranks 506 out of 1,466Before him are Zhou Tai, Husein Gradaščević, Werner Ostendorff, Nguyễn Ngọc Loan, Theodor Busse, and Walter Krüger. After him are Günther Blumentritt, Günther Korten, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Yue Jin, Woodes Rogers, and Maarten Tromp.

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Among people born in 1770, Theodoros Kolokotronis ranks 20Before him are Ferdinando Carulli, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Thomas Johann Seebeck, Sequoyah, Pierre Cambronne, and Alexandre Pétion. After him are Jean Maximilien Lamarque, George Canning, Dominique Vandamme, Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, Alexandre Brongniart, and François Étienne de Kellermann. Among people deceased in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis ranks 8Before him are Friedrich Hölderlin, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis, Samuel Hahnemann, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Sequoyah, and Joseph Lanner. After him are Peter Wittgenstein, Robert Southey, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, Noah Webster, and Jakob Friedrich Fries.

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Among people born in Greece, Theodoros Kolokotronis ranks 284 out of 855Before him are Andocides (-440), Phrynichus (-535), Leonidas of Rhodes (-200), Cypselus (-700), Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918), and Pleistoanax (-500). After him are Antiochus X Eusebes (-200), Lycophron (-320), Laonikos Chalkokondyles (1423), Ptolemy of Aloros (-450), Philip I of Macedon (-700), and Konstantin Dejanović (1355).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Theodoros Kolokotronis ranks 20Before him are Craterus (-370), Pausanias (null), Nearchus (-356), Thrasybulus (-440), George Maniakes (998), and Conon (-401). After him are Callimachus (-600), Iphicrates (-415), Demosthenes (-412), Cleombrotus (-600), Peucestas (-390), and Callicratidas (-500).