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Euclid of Megara

435 BC - 365 BC

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Euclid of Megara (; Greek: Εὐκλείδης Eucleides; c. 435 – c. 365 BC) was a Greek Socratic philosopher who founded the Megarian school of philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Euclid of Megara has received more than 200,238 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Euclid of Megara is the 357th most popular philosopher (down from 321st in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Greece (down from 184th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Greek Philosopher.

Euclid of Megara is most famous for his book "Elements," which is a mathematical textbook that has been used by students for centuries.

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Among philosophers, Euclid of Megara ranks 357 out of 1,081Before him are Richard Rorty, Daniel Dennett, Judith Butler, J. L. Austin, Pompeia Plotina, and Wilhelm Windelband. After him are René Girard, Nachmanides, Uriel da Costa, Macrobius, Alexandre Kojève, and Mulla Sadra.

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Among people born in 435 BC, Euclid of Megara ranks 1After him are Evagoras I and Philoxenus of Cythera. Among people deceased in 365 BC, Euclid of Megara ranks 3Before him are Antisthenes and Marcus Furius Camillus. After him are Ptolemy of Aloros and Datames.

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Among people born in Greece, Euclid of Megara ranks 206 out of 936Before him are Quintus Curtius Rufus (41), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), Andreas Papandreou (1919), Philopoemen (-253), and Odysseas Elytis (1911). After him are Thrasybulus (-440), Agis IV (-265), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), Pelopidas (-450), Bacchylides (-490), and Prince George of Greece and Denmark (1869).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Euclid of Megara ranks 32Before him are Panaetius (-185), Hipparchia of Maroneia (-350), Speusippus (-407), Aenesidemus (-80), Crates of Thebes (-365), and Timon of Phlius (-320). After him are Archelaus (-500), Cleobulus (-590), Eudemus of Rhodes (-370), Phaedo of Elis (-401), Stilpo (-359), and Plutarch of Athens (350).