Pericles was a influential greek politician, and General who's political decisions, and key roles in many military conquests gave Athens a good name. He is famous for the construction of the Parthenon, making peace with Persia, and gaining control of the naval alliance, the Delian league. http://www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks/htmlver/characters/f_pericles.html http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/People/Pericles/
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Pericles was a Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age. More specifically, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. Born: 495 BC, Athens, Greece he died 429 B.C.