600 BC - 500 BC

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Democedes of Croton (Greek: Δημοκήδης), described in The Histories of Herodotus as "the most skillful physician of his time". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Democedes has received more than 22,204 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Democedes is the 6,422nd most popular politician (down from 5,979th in 2019), the 1,777th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,630th in 2019) and the 459th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Democedes ranks 6,422 out of 15,710Before him are Yasovarman I, William, Prince of Hohenzollern, Fritz Fischer, Pushyamitra Shunga, Princess Elisabeth of Savoy, and Sindae of Goguryeo. After him are Floriano Peixoto, Dinarchus, Emperor Tianzuo of Liao, Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Joop den Uyl, and Mauregatus of Asturias.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Democedes ranks 53Before him are Hipponax, Miltiades the Elder, Nebuchadnezzar IV, Scylax of Caryanda, Publius Valerius Publicola, and Cleombrotus. After him are Andokides painter, Artabazos I of Phrygia, Eupalinos, Aristeas, Artaphernes, and Vulca. Among people deceased in 500 BC, Democedes ranks 26Before him are Acusilaus, Theagenes of Thasos, Himilco, Scylax of Caryanda, Agoracritus, and Anytus. After him are Corax of Syracuse, Artabazos I of Phrygia, Artaphernes, Artystone, Titus Lartius, and Aristodemus of Cumae.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Democedes ranks 1,777 out of 4,088Before him are Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (1447), Domenico Dragonetti (1763), Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1441), Lucius Licinius Crassus (-140), Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895), and Ridolfo Ghirlandaio (1483). After him are Guido of Siena (1230), Ermanno Olmi (1931), Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara (1383), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Eugenio Beltrami (1835), and Corax of Syracuse (-500).