fl. c. 500 ; Athenian statesman
or Clis·the·nes fl. sixth century BC
Greek tyrant of Sicyon who led the Ionian population of the region in a revolt against the Dorians.
or Clis·the·nes 570?-after 508 BC
Athenian statesman who enacted the legal reforms of Solon, replaced the older family-based political organization with one based on locality, and is generally regarded as the founder of Athenian democracy.