Andronicus of Cyrrhus

200 BC - 100 BC

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Andronicus of Cyrrhus or Andronicus Cyrrhestes (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Κυρρήστου, Andrónikos Kyrrhēstou), son of Hermias, was a Greek astronomer best known as the architect of the horologion at Athens called the Tower of the Winds. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andronicus of Cyrrhus has received more than 39,639 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Andronicus of Cyrrhus is the 291st most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 291 out of 531Before him are Raymond Smith Dugan, Henri-Alexandre Deslandres, Otto Lesser, Hermann von Struve, Aleksander Wolszczan, and Christen Sørensen Longomontanus. After him are Wilhelm Gliese, Maurice Loewy, Allan Sandage, Louis Boyer, Franz Kaiser, and Christopher Hansteen.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 69Before him are Critolaus, Quintus Fabius Maximus Allobrogicus, Ariarathes VII of Cappadocia, Lucius Porcius Cato, Hiempsal I, and Gnaeus Octavius. After him are Valerius Antias, Lucius Caecilius Metellus Calvus, Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius, Lucius Cornelius Merula, Lucius Aurelius Cotta, and Titus Didius. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Andronicus of Cyrrhus ranks 27Before him are Publius Ventidius Bassus, Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, Geminus, Hiempsal II, Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, and Eudorus of Alexandria. After him are Seleucus VII Philometor, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos Iunior, Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus, Valerius Antias, Marcus Aurelius Cotta, and Ptolemy of Cyprus.

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