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King Anaxander of Sparta
Issue King Eurycratides of Sparta
Father King Eurycrates of Sparta1
Mother Consort of Eurycrates2

Anaxander or Anaxandros (Greek: Ανάξανδρος) was a King3 of Sparta4 (ruled c. 640-615 BC).5

He was from the Agiad dynasty, son of King Eurycrates6 and father of King Eurycratides.

His grandson was King Leon of Sparta.78

Anaxander is mentioned by famous persons – Tyrtaeus (a poet) and Pausanias (geographer).9


  1. ^ Totius latinitatis lexicon: C-E (1861) by Egidio Forcellini, Vincenzo de Vit and Giuseppe Furlanetto
  2. ^ Herodotus 7.204, "(Leonides) Anaxandrides' son, Leon’s son, Eurycratides’ son, Anaxandrus’ son, Eurycrates’ son".
  3. ^ Anaxander King of Sparta
  4. ^ Plutarch’s Morals, Volume 1
  5. ^ Kings of Sparta
  6. ^ Family tree of king Anaxander
  7. ^ Herodotus 1.65.
  8. ^ Ancient History: A Revised Chronology, Volume 1 by Anthony Lyle
  9. ^ Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
Preceded by
King of Sparta
640–615 BC
Succeeded by

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