384 BC - 321 BC


Aristotle (; Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs, pronounced [aristotélɛːs]; 384–322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient Greece. Taught by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition. His writings cover many subjects including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theatre, music, rhetoric, psychology, linguistics, economics, politics, and government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aristotle has received more than 12,381,513 page views. His biography is available in 191 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular philosopher.

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  • 93.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 191

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Aristotle ranks 2 out of 1,005Before him are Plato. After him are Socrates, Gautama Buddha, Confucius, Immanuel Kant, René Descartes, Pythagoras, Avicenna, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Niccolò Machiavelli.

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Among people born in 384 BC, Aristotle ranks 1After him is Demosthenes. Among people deceased in 321 BC, Aristotle ranks 1After him are Perdiccas, Craterus, and Neoptolemus.

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Among people born in Greece, Aristotle ranks 3 out of 698Before him are Alexander the Great (-356) and Plato (-427). After him are Socrates (-470), Pythagoras (-570), Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881), Hippocrates (-460), Epicurus (-341), Sophocles (-497), Spartacus (-109), Pericles (-494), and El Greco (1541).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Aristotle ranks 2Before him are Plato (-427). After him are Socrates (-470), Pythagoras (-570), Epicurus (-341), Democritus (-460), Plutarch (46), Protagoras (-486), Theophrastus (-371), Gorgias (-483), Antisthenes (-445), and Pyrrho (-365).

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