Famous People Of The 4th Century

One of the most significant historical figures to emerge during the 4th century was the Roman emperor Constantine the Great. He is credited to have restructured the government, separating civil and military authorities, bringing about a major change in the Roman Empire. In the same century, Samudragupta, the fourth ruler of the Gupta Empire vastly expanded the territories under his rule in the Asian region. It was during the same period that scientists, historians, and philosophers like Hypatia, Iamblichus, and Proclus enriched the world with their inventions and discoveries. This section gives you information about the life and works of famous people of the 4th century.

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 1 Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
35
Famous As: King of Macedonia
Birthdate: June 30, 0356
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pella, Greece
Died: May 31, 0323

 2 Aristotle

Aristotle
7
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0384 BC
Birthplace: Stagira, Greece
Died: 0322 BC

 3 Plato

Plato
7
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 21, 0428
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Classical Athens, Greece
Died: 0348 BC
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 4 St. Augustine

St. Augustine
11
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 13, 0354
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Thagaste
Died: August 28, 0430

 5 Euclid

Euclid
56
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 0330 BC
Birthplace: Greece

 6 Saint George

Saint George
3
Famous As: Christian martyr, Saint
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Cappadocia, Turkey
Died: April 23, 0303

 7 Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop of Myra
Birthdate: March 15, 0270
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Patara, Turkey
Died: December 6, 0343
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 8 Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya
45
Famous As: Founder of the Maurya Empire
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Birthplace: Pataliputra

 9 Hippocrates

Hippocrates
1
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 0460 BC
Birthplace: Kos, Greece
Died: 0370 BC

 10 Hypatia

Hypatia
7
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0350 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: February 29, 0415

 11 Diocletian

Diocletian
2
Famous As: Roman Emperor
Birthdate: December 22, 0244
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salona (now Solin, Croatia)
Died: December 3, 0311

 12 Democritus

Democritus
3
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0460 BC
Birthplace: Abdera, Greece
Died: 0370 BC

 13 Bindusara

Bindusara
35
Famous As: Second Maurya Emperor
Birthdate: 0320 BC
Died: 0273 BC

 14 Aeschylus

Aeschylus
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Tragedian
Birthdate: 0525 BC
Birthplace: Eleusis, Greece
Died: 0456 BC

 15 Epicurus

Epicurus
2
Famous As: Greek philosopher and sage who founded Epicureanism, a highly influential school of philosophy
Birthdate: January 31, 0341
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Samos, Greece
Died: 0270 BC

 16 Theodosius I

Theodosius I
8
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: January 11, 0347
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coca, Segovia, Spain
Died: January 17, 0395

 17 Aristophanes

Aristophanes
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 0446 BC
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0386 BC

 18 Roxana

Roxana
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Alexander the Great's wife
Birthdate: 0340 BC
Birthplace: Sogdia
Died: 0310 BC

 19 Samudragupta

Samudragupta
4
Famous As: Ruler of the Gupta Empire (335-375)
Birthdate: 0335 AD
Birthplace: Indraprastha, India

 20 Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0283 AD
Birthplace: Syracuse, Roman Empire
Died: 0304 AD

 21 Jerome

Jerome
4
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: 0342 AD
Birthplace: Štrigova, Croatia
Died: September 30, 0420

 22 Olympias

Olympias
0
Famous As: Mother of Alexander the Great, Queen of Macedonia (357-316 BC)
Birthdate: 0375 BC
Birthplace: Epirus, Greece
Died: 0316 BC

 23 Mencius

Mencius
0
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0372 BC
Birthplace: Zoucheng, China
Died: 0289 BC

 24 Catherine of Alexandria

Catherine of Alexandria
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0287 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0305 AD

 25 Anthony the Great

Anthony the Great
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Monk
Birthdate: January 12, 0251
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herakleopolis Magna, Egypt
Died: January 17, 0356

 26 Athanasius of Alexandria

Athanasius of Alexandria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Patriarch of Alexandria
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: May 2, 0373

 27 Alaric I

Alaric I
0
Famous As: King of the Visigoths (395-410)
Birthdate: 0370 AD
Birthplace: Peuce Island
Died: 0410 AD

 28 Ambrose

Ambrose
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Doctor
Birthdate: 0340 AD
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: April 4, 0397

 29 Valentinian I

Valentinian I
0
Famous As: Roman emperor from 364 to 375
Birthdate: July 3, 0321
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vinkovci, Croatia
Died: November 17, 0375

 30 Julian

Julian
1
Famous As: Roman emperor
Birthdate: 0331 AD
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: June 26, 0363

 31 Stateira II

Stateira II
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Darius III's Daughter
Birthdate: 0346 AD
Birthplace: Persia
Died: 0323 AD

 32 Martin of Tours

Martin of Tours
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0316 AD
Birthplace: Szombathely, Hungary
Died: November 8, 0397

 33 Pyrrhus of Epirus

Pyrrhus of Epirus
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King of Epirus (297-272)
Birthdate: 0319 BC
Birthplace: Epirus
Died: 0272 BC

 34 Artaxerxes III

Artaxerxes III
0
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0425 AD
Birthplace: Achaemenid Empire, iran
Died: November 30, 0338

 35 John Chrysostom

John Chrysostom
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 0347 AD
Birthplace: Antioch, Turkey
Died: September 14, 0407

 36 Arius

Arius
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: 0256 AD
Birthplace: Ptolemais, Cyrenaica, Libya
Died: 0336 AD

 37 Monica of Hippo

Monica of Hippo
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Christian saint and the mother of Augustine of Hippo
Birthdate: 0332 AD
Birthplace: Souk Ahras, Algeria
Died: August 27, 0387

 38 Gregory of Nazianzus

Gregory of Nazianzus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 4th-century Archbishop of Constantinople and theologian
Birthdate: 0329 AD
Birthplace: Nazianzus, Cappadocia, Turkey
Died: January 24, 0390

 39 Qu Yuan

Qu Yuan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Poet and politician in the State of Chu during the Warring States perio
Birthdate: 0340 BC
Birthplace: Hubei, China
Died: 0278 BC

 40 Gratian

Gratian
1
Famous As: Roman emperor
Birthdate: April 18, 0359
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia
Died: August 25, 0383

 41 Porus

Porus
0
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: 0321 AD

 42 Gregory the Illuminator

Gregory the Illuminator
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0257 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Armenia
Died: 0331 AD

 43 Galla Placidia

Galla Placidia
0
Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0392 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: January 27, 0450

 44 Basil of Caesarea

Basil of Caesarea
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop of Caesarea Mazaca
Birthdate: 0330 AD
Birthplace: Kayseri, Turkey
Died: January 1, 0379

 45 Saint Januarius

Saint Januarius
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: April 21, 0272
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Benevento, Italy
Died: 0305 AD

 46 Zhuang Zhou

Zhuang Zhou
0
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0369 BC
Birthplace: Mengcheng County, Bozhou, China
Died: 0286 BC

 47 Hephaestion

Hephaestion
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0356 AD
Birthplace: Pella, Greece
Died: 0324 AD

 48 Elling Woman

Elling Woman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Murder victims
Birthdate: 0375 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 0350 AD

 49 Themis

Themis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Ancient Greek Titaness
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Greece

 50 Mesrop Mashtots

Mesrop Mashtots
0
Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: 0362 AD
Birthplace: Hatzikk, Armenia
Died: February 17, 0440