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Born: 3610 AD
Died: 2890 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: King

361 – Agathocles was born in Sicily.

343 – Entered the army.

333 – Married the wealthy widow of his patron Damas and was twice banished for attempting to overthrow the oligarchical party.

317 – Returned to Sicily with an army of mercenaries, he made himself master of Syracuse. He was able to make strong army and fleet and conquered a large part of Sicily.

311 – At the Battle of Himera, Agathocles was defeated.

304 – Agathocles proclaimed himself as king of Sicily.