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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 1,349,163 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Chrysippus is the 171st most popular philosopher (down from 150th in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 111th in 2019) and the 11th 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 171 out of 1,081Before him are Cesare Beccaria, Carl Schmitt, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Marshall McLuhan, and Paul Ricœur. After him are Porphyry, Max Scheler, Jean Buridan, Julien Offray de La Mettrie, Karl Kautsky, and Solomon ibn Gabirol.

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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 133 out of 1,301Before him are Henri Fayol (1841), Sabbatai Zevi (1626), Balbinus (178), Ephrem the Syrian (306), Apelles (-370), and Mausolus (-410). After him are Kayqubad I (1188), Samuel of Bulgaria (958), Simeon Stylites (389), Zoë Porphyrogenita (978), Posidonius (-135), and Leo VI the Wise (866).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Chrysippus ranks 11Before him are Anaxagoras (-500), Epictetus (50), Xenophanes (-570), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), Anaximenes of Miletus (-585), and Ibn Taymiyyah (1263). After him are Posidonius (-135), Apollonius of Tyana (15), Proclus (412), Bias of Priene (-600), Michael Psellos (1018), and Arcesilaus (-315).