Seven Wise Men of Greece

Seven Wise Men of Greece,

list of men drawn from among the outstanding politicians and political philosophers of ancient Greece. Although such listings differed widely, a usual one included Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales.
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Pittacus of Mytilene (one of the seven wise men of Greece), 620 years before Christ, stated: "Do not that to thy neighbour that thou wouldst not suffer from him":
Athenian statesman, known as one of the Seven Wise Men of Greece. He ended exclusive aristocratic control of the government, substituted a system of control by the wealthy, and introduced a new and more humane law code.