525 BC - 456 BC


Aeschylus (UK: , US: ; Greek: Αἰσχύλος Aiskhylos, pronounced [ai̯s.kʰý.los]; c. 525/524 – c. 456/455 BC) was an ancient Greek tragedian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aeschylus has received more than 2,076,039 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 42nd most popular writer.

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  • 90

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Aeschylus ranks 41 out of 4,883Before him are Stendhal, Marcel Proust, Henrik Ibsen, George Orwell, Astrid Lindgren, and Arthur Conan Doyle. After him are Hermann Hesse, Oscar Wilde, Thomas Mann, Rumi, Daniel Defoe, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Among people born in 525 BC, Aeschylus ranks 1 Among people deceased in 456 BC, Aeschylus ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Aeschylus ranks 13 out of 698Before him are Hippocrates (-460), Epicurus (-341), Sophocles (-497), Spartacus (-109), Pericles (-494), and El Greco (1541). After him are Philip II of Macedon (-382), Aristophanes (-448), Democritus (-460), Plutarch (46), Thucydides (-460), and Sappho (-630).