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Born in 480 BCE, this ancient greek playwright majorly influenced not only Greek drama, but English and German as well.
Often recognized as the founder of Greek tragedy, this playwright was born in 525 BCE and is famous for his early work called The Persians.
Born in 384 BCE, this famous greek philosopher is famous for being a pupil at Plato's academy and later educating Alexander the Great
With the help of Socrates as his teacher and Aristotle as his student, this greek philosopher helped set the foundation for Western philosophy. Also known for being a mathematician
This Classical Greek philosopher was born in 469 BCE. He is best recognized for inventing the teaching practice of pedagogy
This ancient greek poet, born around 8th-9th century BCE is best known for his famous works of the Odyssey, and the Illiad. These poems were an important part of the Greek culture
He was a prominent and influential statesman, and general of Athens- specifically during the city's Golden Age, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.
Born in 356 BCE, he was the first great conqueror who reached Greece, Egypt, Asia Minor, and Asia. Known for conquering more lands than anyone before him
Famous for being one of the best mathematicians, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer of his time. Born in 289 BCE, he remains one of the leading scientists
This ancient greek watched an eclipse of the Moon in about 470 BC, and noticed that the Earth's shadow was curved meaning the earth must be round
Born in 570 BCE, he was a famous mathematician and known for the Pythagorean Theorem
Born in 460 BCE, this important ancient greek figure is often called 'the Father of Medicine' for his early principles of modern medicine

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