Leonidas I

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Leonidas I
Keeng o Sparta
Ring 489–480 BC
Predecessor Cleomenes I
Successor Pleistarchus
Born c. 540 BC
Sparta
Dee'd 480 BC (aged aroond 60)
Thermopylae
Consort Gorgo
Issue Pleistarchus
Greek Λεωνίδας
Hoose Agiad
Faither Anaxandridas II
Mither Unkent
Releegion Greek Polytheism

Leonidas I (/lˈɒn..dəs/ lee-ON-i-dəs or /l.əˈn.dəs/; Doric: Λεωνίδας [leɔːnídas], Leōnidas; Ionic Greek: Λεωνίδης, Leōnidēs; died 480 BC),[1] wis a Greek warrior keeng o the Greek ceety-state o Sparta. He led the Spartan forces during the Seicont Persie War an is remembered for his daith at the Battle o Thermopylae.

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  1. Robert Chambers, Book of Days