611 BC - 601 BC

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Alcman (; Greek: Ἀλκμάν Alkmán; fl.  7th century BC) was an Ancient Greek choral lyric poet from Sparta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alcman has received more than 122,413 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Alcman is the 1,160th most popular writer (down from 1,009th in 2019), the 405th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 355th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Turkish Writer.

Alcman is most famous for his poem about the chariot race of Pelops and Oenomaus.

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  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Alcman ranks 1,160 out of 5,794Before him are Ivan Cankar, Blaise Cendrars, Jan Guillou, Chinua Achebe, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, and Ugo Foscolo. After him are Aksel Sandemose, Robert Browning, Matteo Bandello, Joseph Bédier, Jan Neruda, and Ruth Rendell.

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Among people born in 611 BC, Alcman ranks 1 Among people deceased in 601 BC, Alcman ranks 1After him is Madius.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Alcman ranks 405 out of 1,128Before him are Binali Yıldırım (1955), Zenodotus (-330), Aretaeus of Cappadocia (100), Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (300), Maria of Alania (1053), and Mizizios (622). After him are Artaphernes (-600), Megasthenes (-350), George Pachymeres (1242), Theodore of Mopsuestia (350), Eumenes III (-200), and Ertuğrul Osman (1912).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Alcman ranks 31Before him are Aziz Nesin (1915), Ahmad Khani (1650), Bar Hebraeus (1226), Kassia (810), Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257), and Zenodotus (-330). After him are Aelius Aristides (117), Yeghishe Charents (1897), Sharafkhan Bidlisi (1543), Mimnermus (-670), Yaşar Kemal (1923), and Namık Kemal (1840).