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380 BC - 320 BC

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Anaxarchus (; Greek: Ἀνάξαρχος; c. 380 – c. 320 BC) was a Greek philosopher of the school of Democritus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anaxarchus has received more than 59,897 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Anaxarchus is the 571st most popular philosopher (down from 544th in 2019), the 343rd most popular biography from Greece (down from 328th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Greek Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Anaxarchus ranks 571 out of 1,081Before him are Jacques Ellul, Stein Rokkan, Étienne Balibar, Zengzi, Karl Leonhard Reinhold, and Henry Corbin. After him are James Ussher, Johann Bernhard Basedow, Eric Voegelin, Paul Virilio, Zhang Daoling, and Barlaam of Seminara.

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Among people born in 380 BC, Anaxarchus ranks 4Before him are Darius III, Pytheas, and Memnon of Rhodes. After him are Oxyartes, Anaximenes of Lampsacus, Demades, and Mentor of Rhodes. Among people deceased in 320 BC, Anaxarchus ranks 2Before him is Theopompus. After him are Anaximenes of Lampsacus, Zoilus, and Dinostratus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Anaxarchus ranks 343 out of 936Before him are Xanthippus (-590), Hellanicus of Lesbos (-490), Iphicrates (-415), Antenor (-590), Eurydice of Egypt (-400), and Antiochus XII Dionysus (-150). After him are Coroebus of Elis (-800), Diagoras of Rhodes (-500), Ahmed Izzet Pasha (1864), Lucas Papademos (1947), Aratus of Sicyon (-271), and Brennus (-301).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Anaxarchus ranks 40Before him are Cleobulus (-590), Eudemus of Rhodes (-370), Phaedo of Elis (-401), Stilpo (-359), Plutarch of Athens (350), and Nicos Poulantzas (1936). After him are Aeschines of Sphettus (-430), Polemon (-400), Philo of Larissa (-145), Zoilus (-400), Aristo of Chios (-300), and Hermarchus (-325).