Pelops of Sparta

Pelops (Greek: Πέλοψ) was King of Sparta of the Eurypontid dynasty. He was the son of Lykourgos.

Pelops of Sparta
Borncirca 210s BC

He was born sometime around 210 BC, but his father soon died that year. Since he was an infant, a regent reigned, first Machanidas and then Nabis. In 199 BC however, Pelops was assassinated by Nabis, who assumed the throne. He was the last of the Eurypontid Dynasty.

Preceded by Eurypontid King of Sparta
210–199 BC
Succeeded by
Nabis (usurper)