Cleisthenes
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Given Name CLEISTHENES
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Κλεισθενης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: KLIES-thə-neez (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek name Κλεισθενης (Kleisthenes), derived from κλεος (kleos) "glory" and σθενος (sthenos) "strength". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian statesman and reformer. He helped establish democracy in Athens.
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VARIANT: Kleisthenes