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PHILOSOPHER

Clement of Alexandria

150 - 215

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Titus Flavius Clemens, also known as Clement of Alexandria (Ancient Greek: Κλήμης ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς; c. 150 – c. 215 AD), was a Christian theologian and philosopher who taught at the Catechetical School of Alexandria. Among his pupils were Origen and Alexander of Jerusalem. A convert to Christianity, he was an educated man who was familiar with classical Greek philosophy and literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clement of Alexandria has received more than 871,348 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Clement of Alexandria is the 143rd most popular philosopher (down from 140th in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Greece (down from 70th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Greek Philosopher.

Clement of Alexandria is most famous for his "Protrepticus" or "Exhortation to the Greeks," which is a letter to the Greeks, urging them to convert to Christianity.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Clement of Alexandria ranks 143 out of 1,081Before him are Wilhelm Dilthey, John Rawls, Isocrates, Zhu Xi, Edith Stein, and Jiddu Krishnamurti. After him are Simone Weil, György Lukács, Martin Buber, Hans Kelsen, Duns Scotus, and Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 150, Clement of Alexandria ranks 2Before him is Nagarjuna. After him are Shapur I, Pope Zephyrinus, Clodius Albinus, Lucilla, Dian Wei, Aristides of Athens, Vologases IV, Zhang Zhongjing, Gogukcheon of Goguryeo, and Aquilia Severa. Among people deceased in 215, Clement of Alexandria ranks 2Before him is Galen. After him is Alexander of Aphrodisias.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Clement of Alexandria ranks 74 out of 936Before him are Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Irene of Athens (752), Isocrates (-436), Seleucus I Nicator (-358), Nana Mouskouri (1934), and Constantine I of Greece (1868). After him are Lysippos (-390), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Alcaeus of Mytilene (-620), Paul of Greece (1901), Pope Dionysius (200), and Hippias (-443).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Greece

Among philosophers born in Greece, Clement of Alexandria ranks 15Before him are Gorgias (-483), Leucippus (-500), Theophrastus (-371), Pyrrho (-365), Antisthenes (-445), and Isocrates (-436). After him are Hippias (-443), Melissus of Samos (-470), Diotima of Mantinea (-450), Chilon of Sparta (-600), Cratylus (-500), and Epimenides (-690).