Antiochus Kantemir

1708 - 1744

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Antiochus or Antioch Kantemir or Cantemir (Russian: Антиох Дмитриевич Кантемир, Antiokh Dmitrievich Kantemir; Romanian: Antioh Cantemir; Turkish: Antioh Kantemiroğlu; French: Antioche Cantemir; 8 September 1708 – 31 March 1744) was a Moldavian who served as a man of letters, diplomat, and prince during the Russian Enlightenment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antiochus Kantemir has received more than 66,285 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Antiochus Kantemir is the 2,412th most popular writer (up from 2,593rd in 2019), the 623rd most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 776th in 2019) and the 69th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Antiochus Kantemir ranks 2,412 out of 7,302Before him are Charles Maturin, Vasile Alecsandri, Ahmad Shamlou, Eustache Deschamps, Ki no Tsurayuki, and Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon. After him are Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sotion, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Vonda N. McIntyre, Charlotte Buff, and Aelred of Rievaulx.

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Among people born in 1708, Antiochus Kantemir ranks 8Before him are Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, Albrecht von Haller, Pompeo Batoni, Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, 7th Dalai Lama, and William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. After him are Egidio Duni, Olof von Dalin, Johann Adolf Scheibe, Georg Dionysius Ehret, Friedrich von Hagedorn, and Paul Egede. Among people deceased in 1744, Antiochus Kantemir ranks 12Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Giuseppe Guarneri, Marie Anne de Mailly, André Campra, Leonardo Leo, and John Theophilus Desaguliers. After him are Johann Heinrich Schulze, John Hadley, and Ludwig Andreas von Khevenhüller.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Antiochus Kantemir ranks 623 out of 1,347Before him are Manuel II of Trebizond (1324), Zannanza (-1350), Theodora Angelina (1190), Bion of Smyrna (-300), Nureddin Pasha (1873), and John II of Trebizond (1262). After him are Silahdar Damat Ali Pasha (1667), Ibn Kemal (1468), Aristides Quintilianus (150), Albinus (100), Nurgül Yeşilçay (1976), and Tevfik Esenç (1904).

Among WRITERS In Türkiye

Among writers born in Türkiye, Antiochus Kantemir ranks 69Before him are Theodore I (1290), Methodius of Olympus (260), Zabel Yesayan (1878), Phocylides (-560), Cigerxwîn (1903), and Bion of Smyrna (-300). After him are Ibn Kemal (1468), Chariton (100), Parthenius of Nicaea (-1), John of Ephesus (507), Timotheus of Miletus (-450), and Theodore Prodromos (1115).