440 BC - 389 BC

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Thrasybulus (; Greek: Θρασύβουλος Thrasyboulos; c. 440 – 388 BC) was an Athenian general and democratic leader. In 411 BC, in the wake of an oligarchic coup at Athens, the pro-democracy sailors at Samos elected him as a general, making him a primary leader of the ultimately successful democratic resistance to the coup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thrasybulus has received more than 117,404 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Thrasybulus is the 372nd most popular military personnel (down from 298th in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from Greece (down from 186th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

Thrasybulus is most famous for overthrowing the Thirty Tyrants and restoring democracy to Athens.

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Among military personnels, Thrasybulus ranks 372 out of 1,466Before him are François Achille Bazaine, Okita Sōji, Jean-Andoche Junot, Bahram Chobin, Ivan Paskevich, and Horatius Cocles. After him are Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Omar Pasha, Maximilian von Spee, Yonatan Netanyahu, and Erich Kempka.

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Among people born in 440 BC, Thrasybulus ranks 1After him are Ctesias, Andocides, and Wu Qi. Among people deceased in 389 BC, Thrasybulus ranks 1After him is Cynisca.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Thrasybulus ranks 221 out of 855Before him are Pausanias of Sparta (null), Calchas (null), Memnon of Rhodes (-380), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), Berenice I of Egypt (-340), and Antiphon (-480). After him are Alcamenes (-500), Idomeneus of Crete (null), Aelia Eudocia (401), Cylon of Athens (-700), Thessalonike of Macedon (-352), and Cleobulus (-590).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Thrasybulus ranks 17Before him are Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Parmenion (-400), Lysander (-401), Craterus (-370), Pausanias (null), and Nearchus (-356). After him are George Maniakes (998), Conon (-401), Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), Callimachus (-600), Iphicrates (-415), and Demosthenes (-412).