448 BC - 386 BC


Aristophanes (; Ancient Greek: Ἀριστοφάνης, pronounced [aristopʰánɛːs]; c. 446 – c. 386 BC), son of Philippus, of the deme Kydathenaion (Latin: Cydathenaeum), was a comic playwright or comedy-writer of ancient Athens and a poet of Old Attic Comedy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aristophanes has received more than 1,398,641 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 50th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

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    Page Views (PV)

  • 80.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Aristophanes ranks 49 out of 4,883Before him are Oscar Wilde, Thomas Mann, Rumi, Daniel Defoe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Émile Zola. After him are Simone de Beauvoir, Denis Diderot, Euripides, Giacomo Casanova, Jane Austen, and Charles Baudelaire.

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Among people born in 448 BC, Aristophanes ranks 1After him are Agathon and Bardylis. Among people deceased in 386 BC, Aristophanes ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Aristophanes ranks 15 out of 698Before him are Sophocles (-497), Spartacus (-109), Pericles (-494), El Greco (1541), Aeschylus (-525), and Philip II of Macedon (-382). After him are Democritus (-460), Plutarch (46), Thucydides (-460), Sappho (-630), Kösem Sultan (1590), and Bayezid II (1447).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Aristophanes ranks 3Before him are Sophocles (-497) and Aeschylus (-525). After him are Sappho (-630), Pindar (-517), Menander (-342), Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Nâzım Hikmet (1902), Simonides of Ceos (-556), Archilochus (-680), Arion (-700), and Phaedrus (-20).

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