680 BC - 700 BC

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Callinus (Ancient Greek: Καλλῖνος, Kallinos; fl. mid-7th c. BC) was an ancient Greek elegiac poet who lived in the city of Ephesus in Asia Minor in the mid-7th century BC. His poetry is representative of the genre of martial exhortation elegy in which Tyrtaeus also specialized and which both Archilochus and Mimnermus appear to have composed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Callinus has received more than 21,510 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Callinus is the 1,390th most popular writer (down from 1,322nd in 2019), the 471st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 432nd in 2019) and the 41st most popular Turkish Writer.

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Among writers, Callinus ranks 1,390 out of 5,794Before him are Barbara Cartland, Dositej Obradović, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Vidyapati, Claudio Magris, and Mavro Orbini. After him are Edmond François Valentin About, Henry Steel Olcott, Ivan Vazov, Odoric of Pordenone, Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf, and Alfonsina Storni.

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Among people born in 680 BC, Callinus ranks 2Before him is Archilochus.  Among people deceased in 700 BC, Callinus ranks 8Before him are Hesiod, Gyges of Lydia, Tyrtaeus, Achaemenes, Jehoahaz of Judah, and Cylon of Athens. After him are Perdiccas I of Macedon, Shebitku, Ariaramnes, Theopompus of Sparta, Argaeus I of Macedon, and Demaratus of Corinth.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Callinus ranks 471 out of 1,128Before him are Ignatios of Constantinople (797), George Syncellus (800), Stephanus of Byzantium (501), Euthymius the Great (377), Rusa I (-800), and Irene Doukaina (1066). After him are Nicomedes I of Bithynia (-300), Heraclius the Elder (600), Crates of Mallus (-200), Türkan Şoray (1945), Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi (1609), and Themistius (317).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Callinus ranks 41Before him are Mimnermus (-670), Yaşar Kemal (1923), Namık Kemal (1840), Reşat Nuri Güntekin (1889), Hieronymus of Cardia (-390), and Kâtip Çelebi (1609). After him are Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873), Quintus Smyrnaeus (400), Symeon the Metaphrast (900), Hipponax (-600), Alexander Polyhistor (-100), and Oribasius (325).