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Antisthenes (; Greek: Ἀντισθένης; c. 446 – c. 366 BC) was a Greek philosopher and a pupil of Socrates. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antisthenes has received more than 518,863 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Antisthenes is the 112th most popular philosopher (down from 110th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Greece (down from 48th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Greek Philosopher.

Antisthenes was a philosopher in ancient Greece who lived in the 5th century BC. He is most famous for his teachings on virtue and the importance of self-control.

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Among philosophers, Antisthenes ranks 112 out of 1,089Before him are Nagarjuna, Bonaventure, Tommaso Campanella, Eusebius, Pyrrho, and George Gurdjieff. After him are Aristippus, Zhu Xi, John Rawls, Emil Cioran, Ibn Arabi, and Mozi.

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Among people born in 445 BC, Antisthenes ranks 1After him are Lysias, Tissaphernes, and Glaucon. Among people deceased in 365 BC, Antisthenes ranks 1After him are Marcus Furius Camillus, Euclid of Megara, and Ptolemy of Aloros.

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Among people born in Greece, Antisthenes ranks 54 out of 855Before him are Constantine II of Greece (1940), Miltiades (-540), Pope Sixtus II (215), Pyrrho (-365), Queen Sofía of Spain (1938), and Olympias (-375). After him are Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), Lycurgus of Sparta (-800), Irene of Athens (752), Xanthippe (-500), Constantine I of Greece (1868), and Andromache (null).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Antisthenes ranks 12Before him are Democritus (-460), Plutarch (46), Protagoras (-486), Gorgias (-483), Theophrastus (-371), and Pyrrho (-365). After him are Leucippus (-500), Isocrates (-436), Clement of Alexandria (150), Melissus of Samos (-470), Hippias (-443), and Diotima of Mantinea (-450).