Theopompus of Sparta

800 BC - 700 BC

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Theopompus (Greek: Θεόπομπος) was a Eurypontid king of Sparta. He is believed to have reigned during the late 8th and early 7th century BC. Sparta was a diarchy, having two kings at the same time, an Agiad and a Eurypontid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theopompus of Sparta has received more than 17,354 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Theopompus of Sparta is the 6,745th most popular politician (up from 7,149th in 2019), the 390th most popular biography from Greece (down from 378th in 2019) and the 177th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Theopompus of Sparta ranks 6,745 out of 15,710Before him are Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, Emile Vandervelde, Emperor Kōgon, Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli, and Fiorello H. La Guardia. After him are Argishti II, Julius Dorpmüller, Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac, Joschka Fischer, Lestek, and Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel.

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Among people born in 800 BC, Theopompus of Sparta ranks 28Before him are Shabaka, Coroebus of Elis, Rusa I, Shebitku, Rusa II, and Ashur-nirari V. After him are Argishti II, Arctinus of Miletus, Kashta, Takelot III, Mushezib-Marduk, and Nabonassar. Among people deceased in 700 BC, Theopompus of Sparta ranks 12Before him are Jehoahaz of Judah, Cylon of Athens, Callinus, Perdiccas I of Macedon, Shebitku, and Ariaramnes. After him are Argaeus I of Macedon, Demaratus of Corinth, Nergal-ushezib, Tyrimmas of Macedon, and Bel-ibni.

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Among people born in Greece, Theopompus of Sparta ranks 390 out of 855Before him are Agnes Baltsa (1944), Meleager (-320), Costas Simitis (1936), Xanthippus of Carthage (-300), Stavros Niarchos (1909), and Demophon of Athens (null). After him are Polemon (-400), Telesilla (-500), Musaeus of Athens (-500), Isidore of Kiev (1385), Mentor of Rhodes (-380), and Aristo of Chios (-300).


Among politicians born in Greece, Theopompus of Sparta ranks 177Before him are Katerina Sakellaropoulou (1956), Perictione (-500), Antalcidas (-500), Meleager (-320), Costas Simitis (1936), and Demophon of Athens (null). After him are Phaedon Gizikis (1917), Constantine Kanaris (1793), Manuel Kantakouzenos (1326), Battus I of Cyrene (-580), Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), and Agesipolis II (-400).