30 BC - 45

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Apion Pleistoneices (Greek: Ἀπίων Πλειστονίκου Apíōn Pleistoníkēs; 30–20 BC – c. AD 45–48), also called Apion Mochthos, was a Hellenized Egyptian grammarian, sophist, and commentator on Homer. He was born at the Siwa Oasis and flourished in the first half of the 1st century AD. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apion has received more than 83,852 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Apion is the 3,533rd most popular writer (down from 3,332nd in 2019), the 400th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 346th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Egyptian Writer.

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Among writers, Apion ranks 3,533 out of 5,794Before him are Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano, Vsevolod Ivanov, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Arthur Waley, Georgette Heyer, and Sophie Kinsella. After him are Ivanka Trump, Erri De Luca, José Cadalso, Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Olaf Bull, and Maxwell Anderson.

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Among people born in 30 BC, Apion ranks 2Before him is Pythodorida of Pontus.  Among people deceased in 45, Apion ranks 2Before him is Philo.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Apion ranks 400 out of 520Before him are Autobiography of Harkhuf (-2300), Guy Béart (1930), Aisha Abd al-Rahman (1913), Andrée Chedid (1920), Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam (1893), and Abu Ayyub al-Masri (1968). After him are Yusuf Idris (1927), Cleomenes of Naucratis (-400), Nebetah (-1350), Alaa Al Aswany (1957), Penelope Delta (1874), and Atef Ebeid (1932).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Apion ranks 41Before him are Salama Moussa (1887), Bat Ye'or (1933), Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), Abbās al-Aqqād (1889), Aisha Abd al-Rahman (1913), and Andrée Chedid (1920). After him are Yusuf Idris (1927), Alaa Al Aswany (1957), Penelope Delta (1874), Farag Foda (1946), Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu (1889), and Gamal El-Ghitani (1945).