Andronicus of Cyrrhus

200 BC - 100 BC

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Andronicus of Cyrrhus or Andronicus Cyrrhestes (Latin; Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Κυρρήστης, Andrónikos Kyrrhēstēs; fl. c. 100 BC) was a Hellenized Macedonian astronomer best known for designing the Tower of the Winds in Roman Athens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andronicus of Cyrrhus has received more than 48,430 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Andronicus of Cyrrhus is the 331st most popular astronomer (down from 293rd in 2019), the 625th most popular biography from Greece and the 3rd most popular Greek Astronomer.

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Over the past year Andronicus of Cyrrhus has had the most page views in the with 5,559 views, followed by Greek (1,383), and Spanish (979). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (66.67%), Hungarian (42.36%), and Swedish (31.90%)


Among astronomers, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 331 out of 644Before him are David H. Levy, Félix Tisserand, Christine Kirch, Joseph Helffrich, Jing Fang, and Alvan Clark. After him are Geminiano Montanari, Raymond Smith Dugan, Elia Millosevich, Wilhelm Julius Foerster, Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, and Didier Queloz.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 71Before him are Lucius Caecilius Metellus Calvus, Sempronia, Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus, Athenaeus Mechanicus, and Gaius Flavius Fimbria. After him are Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius, Hegesias of Magnesia, Heliocles I, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Lucius Aurelius Cotta, and Titus Didius. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 33Before him are Geminus, Valerius Antias, Ptolemy of Cyprus, Castor of Rhodes, Athenodorus Cananites, and Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus. After him are Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos Iunior, Darius of Pontus, Marcus Aurelius Cotta, Ariobarzanes II of Cappadocia, and Eudorus of Alexandria.

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Among people born in Greece, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 625 out of 1,024Before him are Nikolaos Trikoupis (1868), Manuel Doukas (1187), Spyridon Trikoupis (1788), Marsyas of Pella (-400), Ibrahim Edhem Pasha (1818), and John Zizioulas (1931). After him are Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark (1965), Anaxandridas I (-650), Konstantinos Kollias (1901), Nicaea of Macedon (-400), Aliki Vougiouklaki (1934), and Konstantinos Tsiklitiras (1888).


Among astronomers born in Greece, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 3Before him are Aristarchus of Samos (-311), and Oenopides (-490). After him are Vicky Kalogera (1975).