281 BC - 208 BC

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Chrysippus of Soli (; Greek: Χρύσιππος ὁ Σολεύς, Chrysippos ho Soleus; c. 279 – c. 206 BC) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chrysippus has received more than 1,112,424 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Chrysippus is the 150th most popular philosopher (up from 175th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 139th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Chrysippus is most famous for his work on Stoicism. He was a student of Zeno, the founder of Stoicism, and he wrote a number of books on the subject.

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Among philosophers, Chrysippus ranks 150 out of 1,089Before him are Chanakya, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Marshall McLuhan, Jean Baudrillard, Simone Weil, and Adam Weishaupt. After him are Louis Althusser, Jakob Böhme, Carl Schmitt, Mikhail Bakhtin, Max Horkheimer, and Adi Shankara.

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Among people born in 281 BC, Chrysippus ranks 1After him are King Zhuangxiang of Qin and Sanghamitta. Among people deceased in 208 BC, Chrysippus ranks 1After him are Li Si, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, and Chen Sheng.

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Among people born in Turkey, Chrysippus ranks 111 out of 1,128Before him are Manuel II Palaiologos (1350), Apollonius of Perga (-262), Saint Timothy (17), Şehzade Mehmed (1522), Leo I the Thracian (401), and Artemisia I of Caria (-500). After him are Marcion of Sinope (85), Fethullah Gülen (1941), Enver Pasha (1881), Apelles (-370), Ephrem the Syrian (306), and Zeno (425).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Chrysippus ranks 10Before him are Anaximander (-610), Anaxagoras (-500), Epictetus (50), Xenophanes (-570), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), and Ibn Taymiyyah (1263). After him are Posidonius (-135), Anaximenes of Miletus (-585), Proclus (412), Apollonius of Tyana (15), Michael Psellos (1018), and Arcesilaus (-315).