- died 480 b.c., Greek hero: king of Sparta 489?–480.
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"And look what he gets," says Leonidas, wavin' his hand at the push.
It would have done me good to have said so, but Leonidas didn't look at it in that way.
"About a mile and a half," says Leonidas, stating it generous.
When grown to womanhood, Gorgo was married to the hero Leonidas.How to Succeed
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She had a brother, named Leonidas, who warmly espoused her cause.Pyrrhus
- died 480 bc, king of Sparta (?490–480), hero of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which he was killed by the Persians under Xerxes
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