400 BC - 276 BC

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Crantor (Greek: Κράντωρ, gen.: Κράντορος; died 276/5 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scholarch (leader) of the Old Academy, probably born around the middle of the 4th century BC, at Soli in Cilicia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Crantor has received more than 35,652 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Crantor is the 710th most popular philosopher (down from 702nd in 2019), the 652nd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 600th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Turkish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Crantor ranks 710 out of 1,089Before him are Gustavo Gutiérrez, Jean Guitton, Ted Nelson, Onesicritus, Narayana Guru, and Lucius Annaeus Cornutus. After him are Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, Émile Boutroux, Hermann von Keyserling, Theophan Prokopovich, María Zambrano, and Zeno of Tarsus.

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Among people born in 400 BC, Crantor ranks 52Before him are Anniceris, Polykleitos the Younger, Diodorus Cronus, Agesipolis II, Publius Decius Mus, and Publius Decius Mus. After him are Apama, Archidamus IV, Hecataeus of Abdera, Crates of Athens, Antimachus, and Agnodice. Among people deceased in 276 BC, Crantor ranks 1

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Crantor ranks 652 out of 1,128Before him are Prusias II of Bithynia (-300), Kâzım Karabekir (1882), Agatharchides (-208), Archelaus of Cappadocia (-50), Bâkî (1526), and Sultan Kösen (1982). After him are Sait Faik Abasıyanık (1906), Leyla Gencer (1928), Anicia Juliana (462), Alexios IV of Trebizond (1382), Zeno of Tarsus (-250), and Verina (null).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Crantor ranks 42Before him are Barlaam of Seminara (1290), Bardaisan (154), Nausiphanes (-400), Maximus Planudes (1260), Nikephoros Blemmydes (1197), and Diodorus Cronus (-400). After him are Zeno of Tarsus (-250), Cerinthus (100), Maximus of Ephesus (310), John Argyropoulos (1415), Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), and Alcidamas (null).