New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



200 BC - 118 BC

Photo of Critolaus

Icon of person Critolaus

Critolaus (; Greek: Κριτόλαος Kritolaos; c. 200 – c. 118 BC) of Phaselis was a Greek philosopher of the Peripatetic school. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Critolaus has received more than 41,635 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Critolaus is the 945th most popular philosopher (down from 940th in 2019), the 881st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 851st in 2019) and the 50th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Memorability Metrics

  • 42k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Critolaus by language


Among philosophers, Critolaus ranks 945 out of 1,081Before him are Gabriel Biel, Wei Yuan, Ajita Kesakambali, Édouard Le Roy, Lysander Spooner, and Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. After him are Peter Lamborn Wilson, Samuel Alexander, Ogyū Sorai, Gargi Vachaknavi, Olof Celsius, and Carl Dahlhaus.

Most Popular Philosophers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 200 BC, Critolaus ranks 63Before him are Gaius Flavius Fimbria, Hiempsal II, Laodice VI, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus, Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, and Boiorix. After him are Quintus Fabius Maximus Allobrogicus, Ariarathes VII of Cappadocia, Lucius Porcius Cato, Hiempsal I, Gnaeus Octavius, and Andronicus of Cyrrhus. Among people deceased in 118 BC, Critolaus ranks 2Before him is Micipsa.

Others Born in 200 BC

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 118 BC

Go to all Rankings

In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Critolaus ranks 881 out of 1,301Before him are David Komnenos (1184), Onesiphorus (50), Maria Komnene (1152), Mkrtich Khrimian (1820), Yıldırım Akbulut (1935), and John Mauropous (990). After him are Lucius Marcius Philippus (-150), Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar (1901), Saint Telemachus (301), Yaşar Doğu (1913), Basil III of Constantinople (1846), and Andronikos Doukas Angelos (1130).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Critolaus ranks 50Before him are Cerinthus (100), Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), Alcidamas (null), Albinus (100), Zeno of Tarsus (-250), and Antipater of Tarsus (-300). After him are Colotes (-320), Sosipatra (-400), and Seyla Benhabib (1950).