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Dionysius the Younger

Born: 397 BC
Died: 343 BC
Location of death: Corinth, Greece
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Pagan
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Royalty

Nationality: Ancient Greece
Executive summary: Tyrant of Syracuse

The son of Dionysius the Elder, known as "the Younger", succeeded his father in 367 BC. He was driven from the kingdom by Dion and fled to Lorci; but during the commotions which followed Dion's assassination, he managed to make himself master of Syracuse. On the arrival of Timoleon he was compelled to surrender and retire to Corinth (343), where he spent the rest of his days in poverty.

Father: Dionysius the Elder (Tyrant of Syracuse)


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