500 BC - 430 BC

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Archelaus (; Greek: Ἀρχέλαος; fl. 5th century BC) was an Ancient Greek philosopher, a pupil of Anaxagoras, and may have been a teacher of Socrates. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archelaus has received more than 22,018 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Archelaus is the 417th most popular philosopher (down from 405th in 2019), the 383rd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 366th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Archelaus is most famous for being the son of Herod the Great and Malthace, and for being the last king of Judea.

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Among philosophers, Archelaus ranks 417 out of 1,089Before him are Charles Taylor, Nelson Goodman, Siger of Brabant, Nicephorus Gregoras, Étienne Gilson, and Lucilio Vanini. After him are Eubulides, Francis Hutcheson, Norberto Bobbio, Ernesto Laclau, John Philoponus, and Günther Anders.

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Among people born in 500 BC, Archelaus ranks 26Before him are Mnesikles, Ajatashatru, Polygnotus, Fan Li, Alcamenes, and Parysatis. After him are Eubulides, Cleombrotus I, Pleistoanax, Amyntas II of Macedon, Cratinus, and Agatharchus. Among people deceased in 430 BC, Archelaus ranks 5Before him are Phidias, Empedocles, Melissus of Samos, and Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Archelaus ranks 383 out of 1,128Before him are Latife Uşşaki (1898), Mithridates I of Pontus (-400), Simplicius of Cilicia (490), Yılmaz Güney (1937), Ctesias (-440), and Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200). After him are Maathorneferure (-1250), İbrahim Tatlıses (1952), Eubulides (-500), Andriscus (-185), Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257), and Anna Porphyrogenita (963).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Archelaus ranks 28Before him are Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Thrasymachus (-459), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), Strato of Lampsacus (-335), Gennadius Scholarius (1400), and Nicephorus Gregoras (1295). After him are Eubulides (-500), George Pachymeres (1242), Crates of Mallus (-200), Themistius (317), Diogenes of Oenoanda (200), and Manuel Chrysoloras (1355).