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Agatharchides or Agatharchus (Greek: Ἀγαθαρχίδης or Ἀγάθαρχος, Agatharchos) of Cnidus was a Greek historian and geographer (flourished 2nd century BC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agatharchides has received more than 44,163 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Agatharchides is the 137th most popular historian (up from 138th in 2019), the 648th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 386th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Turkish Historian.

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Among historians, Agatharchides ranks 137 out of 341. Before him are Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, Charles Diehl, Richard Pipes, Anthony Blunt, Marin Barleti, and Michael Attaleiates. After him are Bernard Berenson, Heinrich von Treitschke, Ian Kershaw, Antony Beevor, Otto von Gierke, and Pierre Nora.

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Among people born in 208 BC, Agatharchides ranks 3Before him are Polybius and Emperor Kaika.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Agatharchides ranks 648 out of 1,128. Before him are Artaphernes (-600), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu (1948), Hierocles (200), Bion of Smyrna (-300), Prusias II of Bithynia (-300), and Kâzım Karabekir (1882). After him are Archelaus of Cappadocia (-50), Bâkî (1526), Sultan Kösen (1982), Crantor (-400), Sait Faik Abasıyanık (1906), and Leyla Gencer (1928).

Among HISTORIANS In Turkey

Among historians born in Turkey, Agatharchides ranks 18Before him are George Kedrenos (1100), Leo the Deacon (950), Doukas (1400), John Kinnamos (1143), Philostorgius (368), and Michael Attaleiates (1021). After him are Matthew of Edessa (1100), Halil İnalcık (1916), Constantine Lascaris (1434), Charles Barbier de Meynard (1826), Constantine Paparrigopoulos (1815), and Taner Akçam (1953).