187 BC - 110 BC

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Clitomachus or Cleitomachus (Greek: Κλειτόμαχος, Kleitómakhos; 187/6–110/9 BC) was a Greek philosopher, originally from Carthage, who came to Athens in 163/2 BC and studied philosophy under Carneades. He became head of the Academy around 127/6 BC. He was an Academic skeptic like his master. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clitomachus has received more than 1,132 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Clitomachus is the 756th most popular philosopher (down from 729th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 48th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Tunisian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Clitomachus ranks 756 out of 1,089Before him are Zhang Zai, Isaac Israeli ben Solomon, Glaucon, Theodorus the Atheist, Svetozar Marković, and Hermarchus. After him are Charles Kay Ogden, Hossein Nasr, Franz Neumann, Arnold Geulincx, Androcles, and Joseph Albo.

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Among people born in 187 BC, Clitomachus ranks 2Before him is Demetrius I Soter.  Among people deceased in 110 BC, Clitomachus ranks 4Before him are Apollodorus of Athens, Panaetius, and Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Clitomachus ranks 55 out of 163Before him are Hamida Djandoubi (1949), Hédi Baccouche (1930), Hasdrubal the Boetharch (-200), Mohammed Gammoudi (1938), Gisèle Halimi (1927), and Sandra Milo (1933). After him are Abdellatif Kechiche (1960), Sabinianus (200), Kais Saied (1958), Ibn Manzur (1233), Nemesianus (300), and Abdelmajid Lakhal (1939).


Among philosophers born in Tunisia, Clitomachus ranks 4Before him are Tertullian (155), Macrobius (370), and Arnobius (255). After him are Pierre Lévy (1956).