Historical Personalities from Bodrum
He is called „ Father of History”; he was a traveller and writer. Born app. 484 BC
Discoverer and Sailor, he sailed from the river Indus to the northern part of the red sea, around 510 BC
The first carian Queen, member of the council of war of Xerxes from Persia. She was leading her own legions in the War of Salamis, 480 BC.
The reignor of Caria, enlarged Halikarnassus because he settled more and more people around the town. He built immense ramparts.
Wife and Sister of Mausolus. She conquered Rhodes with a stratagem.
Queen of Caria, dispossessed by her brother and repossessed by Alexander the Great, who became her stepson later on.
Historian, linguist and detractor. He wrote an essay of 20 books about the history of Rom.
Poet, satirist and flute player. His name became famous with his satirical essays and his way of life.
In western history books he is also known as Dragut, commander of the Ottoman Empire. He lost his life in the Battle of Malta.