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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 125,614 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Thrasybulus is the 352nd most popular military personnel (up from 372nd in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from Greece (up from 221st in 2019) and the 18th 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 352 out of 1,468Before him are Pierre Augereau, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Francisco de Miranda, Mamai, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, and Mitsuo Fuchida. After him are Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Otto Kretschmer, Huang Zhong, Kul Tigin, Georg von Frundsberg, and Vasily Arkhipov.

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Among people born in 440 BC, Thrasybulus ranks 2Before him is Ctesias. After him are 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 207 out of 936Before him are Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), Andreas Papandreou (1919), Philopoemen (-253), Odysseas Elytis (1911), and Euclid of Megara (-435). After him are Agis IV (-265), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), Pelopidas (-450), Bacchylides (-490), Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869), and Cylon of Athens (-700).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Thrasybulus ranks 18Before him are Parmenion (-400), Pausanias (null), Craterus (-370), Lysander (-401), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), and Nearchus (-356). After him are Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), George Maniakes (998), Conon (-401), Callimachus (-600), Demosthenes (-412), and Müezzinzade Ali Pasha (null).