# List of ancient Greek tyrants

This is a list of

tyrant s fromAncient Greece .Agrigentum (Acragas)*

Phalaris ,570 BC -554 BC

*Theron ,488 BC -472 BC Atarneus *

Hermias of Atarneus Athens *

Pisistratus ,561 BC ,559 BC -556 BC and546 BC -528 BC .

* Hipparchus (527 BC -514 BC ) and Hippias (527 BC -510 BC ), sons of Pisistratus; Hipparchus was murdered byHarmodius and Aristogeiton , the originaltyrannicide s.

*Theramenes ,Critias , andCharicles leading members of theThirty Tyrants following Athens' defeat in thePeloponnesian War Byzantium *

Clearchus of Sparta ,5th century BC Corinth *

Cypselus (or Kypselos),7th century BC

*Periander , son of CypselusCyprus *

Nicocreon Ephesus *Athenagoras,

6th century BC Gela *Cleandrus,

505 BC -498 BC

*Hippocrates,498 BC -491 BC

*Gelon ,491 BC -485 BC

*Hieron I ,485 BC -466 BC

*Polyzalus ?Heraclea Pontica *Clearchus

*Timotheus

*Dionysius

*OxyathresHalicarnassus *

Artemisia ,5th century BC

=Katane=*

Euarchus ,729 BC -?

*Deinomenes ,470 BC -465 BC

*Mamercus ,335 BC -338 BC Megara *

Theagenes ,7th century BC Miletus * Thrasybulus,

7th century BC

*Histiaeus ,6th century BC

*Aristagoras , 6th century BC

=Naxos=*

Lygdamnos ,6th century BC Pellene *

Chaeron Pherae *Jason, assassinated

370 BC

*Alexander, son of Jason,369 BC -358 BC Rhegium *Anaxilas 494 BC-474 BC

=Samos=*

Polycrates ,535 BC -515 BC

*Douris ,4th century BC Sicyon *

Orthagoras ,676BC

* Cleisthenes,600 - 560 BC

* Cleon

*Tidas **Syracuse***

Gelon ,491 BC -478 BC

*Hieron I ,478 BC -466 BC

* Thrasybulus,466 BC -465 BC

* Dionysius the Elder,405 BC -367 BC

* Dionysius the Younger,367 BC -356 BC and347 BC -344 BC

* Dion,356 BC -347 BC

*Nysaeos ,350 BC -346 BC

*Timoleon ,345 BC -337 BC

*Agathocles ,317 BC -289 BC

*Icetas ,289 BC -280 BC

*Toinon ,280 BC

*Sosistratus ,280 BC -277 BC

* Hiero II,275 BC -215 BC

*Gelon II ,240 BC -216 BC

* Hieronymus,215 BC -214 BC

*Adranodoros ,214 BC -212 BC

* Hippocrates,213 BC -212 BC

*Epicydes ,213 BC -212 BC

*Acestorides ?

*Apollocrates ?

*Heracleides ?

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