240 BC - 180 BC

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Diocles (Greek: Διοκλῆς; c. 240 BC – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diocles has received more than 32,053 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Diocles is the 409th most popular mathematician (up from 485th in 2019), the 490th most popular biography from Greece and the 6th most popular Greek Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Diocles ranks 409 out of 828Before him are Richard S. Hamilton, Stephen Cole Kleene, Richard E. Bellman, Ibn al-Banna' al-Marrakushi, Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, and Shiing-Shen Chern. After him are Ronald Graham, Ernest William Brown, Guido Fubini, Nikolai Luzin, Hans Freudenthal, and Lennart Carleson.

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Among people born in 240 BC, Diocles ranks 3Before him are Diogenes of Babylon and Lucius Valerius Flaccus.  Among people deceased in 180 BC, Diocles ranks 6Before him are Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Empress Lü, Aristophanes of Byzantium, Emperor Houshao of Han, and Lucius Valerius Flaccus. After him are Demetrius I of Bactria and Brihadratha Maurya.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Diocles ranks 490 out of 855Before him are Charilaos Vasilakos (1877), Amasis Painter (-550), Aristarchus of Thessalonica (5), Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou (1950), Glaucias of Taulantii (-335), and Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark (1904). After him are Demetrius of Montferrat (1205), Michael Glykas (1125), Archelaus of Sparta (-790), Eudamidas III (-300), Menedemus (-340), and Leosthenes (-400).


Among mathematicians born in Greece, Diocles ranks 6Before him are Meton of Athens (-500), Hippocrates of Chios (-470), Conon of Samos (-280), Menaechmus (-375), and Theaetetus (-417). After him are Aristyllus (-400), Geminus (null), Dinostratus (-390), Cahit Arf (1910), and Demetrios Christodoulou (1951).