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Born: 450 AD
Died: 404 AD.

Nationality: Greek
Categories: General, Politician


450 - Alcibiades was born in ancient Athens on 450 BC.


447 - Pericles and Ariphron beame his guardians.


432 - Alcibiades took part in the Battle of Potidaea where Socrates saved his life.


424 - He repaid a service at the Battle of Delium.


416-415 - He was not one of the generals involved in the capture of Melos.


412 - Alcibiades was about to kill by Astiochus but he received warning of this order and defected to the Persian satrap Tissaphernes.


411 - he was recalled by the "intermidiate regime" of the Five Thousand.


410 - He advocated for an aggressive foreign policy and was a prominent proponent of the SIcilian Expedition.


409 - Alcibiades and Thrasyllus began the siege of Chalcedon with about 190 ships. Alcibiades was able to win a small tactical land battle outside of the city gates.


407 - He returned to Athens in the spring of 407 BC.


406 - He set out from Athens with 1500 hoplites and a hundred ships.


404 - He was killed by a shower of arrows in Phrygia.


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