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 38,732 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Apollonius Molon is the 5,596th most popular politician (down from 5,190th in 2019), the 519th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 463rd in 2019) and the 254th most popular Turkish Politician.

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Among politicians, Apollonius Molon ranks 5,596 out of 15,710Before him are Thomas Gresham, Samuel Noah Kramer, Emperor Uda, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Tonyukuk, and Bezmiâlem Sultan. After him are Ratchis, Dürrüşehvar Sultan, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Regalianus, François Bozizé, and Emperor Nijō.

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

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Among people born in Turkey, Apollonius Molon ranks 519 out of 1,128Before him are Isabella, Queen of Armenia (1216), Joe Strummer (1952), Artemidorus Ephesius (-150), Leo the Deacon (950), Andronikos V Palaiologos (1400), and Hipponax (-600). After him are Dürrüşehvar Sultan (1914), Sarduri I (-900), Rüştü Reçber (1973), Barlaam of Seminara (1290), Hakan Şükür (1971), and Demetrios I of Constantinople (1914).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Apollonius Molon ranks 254Before him are Halide Edib Adıvar (1884), Fevzi Çakmak (1876), Bohemond III of Antioch (1144), Alexios III of Trebizond (1338), Isabella, Queen of Armenia (1216), and Andronikos V Palaiologos (1400). After him are Dürrüşehvar Sultan (1914), Sarduri I (-900), Ishpuini of Urartu (-900), Rusa II (-800), Anna Dalassene (1030), and Proclus of Constantinople (310).