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Apollonius Molon

200 BC - 100 BC

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Apollonius Molon or Molo of Rhodes (or simply Molon; Ancient Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Μόλων), was a Greek rhetorician. He was a native of Alabanda, a pupil of Menecles, and settled at Rhodes, where he opened a school of rhetoric. Prior to that, he twice visited Rome as an ambassador from Rhodes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apollonius Molon has received more than 44,372 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Apollonius Molon is the 5,893rd most popular politician (down from 5,590th in 2019), the 525th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 519th in 2019) and the 270th most popular Turkish Politician.

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Among politicians, Apollonius Molon ranks 5,893 out of 15,577Before him are George IV of Georgia, Devlet Hatun, Muhammad II of Granada, Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus, and Fevzi Çakmak. After him are Charles II, Elector Palatine, Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, Emperor Go-Fukakusa, Joaquín Balaguer, Michelle of Valois, and Alexander, Prince of Orange.

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Among people born in 200 BC, Apollonius Molon ranks 22Before him are Aristobulus I, Leonidas of Rhodes, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Crates of Mallus, Jonathan Apphus, and Bocchus I. After him are Phraates II, Seleucus V Philometor, Kanada, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Quintus Servilius Caepio, and Moschus. Among people deceased in 100 BC, Apollonius Molon ranks 11Before him are Sosigenes of Alexandria, Publilius Syrus, Timaeus of Locri, Antipater of Sidon, Tigranes III, and Bocchus I. After him are Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, Artemidorus Ephesius, Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, Aretas III, Ariobarzanes I of Cappadocia, and Bion of Smyrna.

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Among people born in Turkey, Apollonius Molon ranks 525 out of 1,301Before him are George Syncellus (800), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu (1948), Tchéky Karyo (1953), Mustafa Çelebi (1380), Devlet Hatun (1361), and Fevzi Çakmak (1876). After him are Yeghishe Charents (1897), Leo the Deacon (950), Nicholas Mystikos (852), Bardas Skleros (1000), Petros Markaris (1937), and Symeon the New Theologian (949).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Apollonius Molon ranks 270Before him are Mursili III (-1400), Stratonice of Syria (-317), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu (1948), Mustafa Çelebi (1380), Devlet Hatun (1361), and Fevzi Çakmak (1876). After him are Leo V, King of Armenia (1342), Jovan Vladimir (990), Theodore Metochites (1270), Drastamat Kanayan (1884), Şehzade Korkut (1467), and Tervel of Bulgaria (675).