c.173- c.130 BC
King of Bactria
Menander was the greatest of the Indo-Greek kings who had established themself in the wake of the Hellenistic empires of Alexander's successors.
Menander ruled over a wide area
from Kabul to the Punjab. Legend has it that he converted to
Buddhism after a prolonged discussion, which has been recorded
and which seemed to have been influenced by Plato's dialogues.