George Kedrenos

1100 - 1100

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George Kedrenos, Cedrenus or Cedrinos (Greek: Γεώργιος Κεδρηνός, fl. 11th century) was a Byzantine Greek historian. In the 1050s he compiled Synopsis historion (also known as A concise history of the world), which spanned the time from the biblical account of creation to his own day. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Kedrenos has received more than 38,886 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). George Kedrenos is the 97th most popular historian (down from 93rd in 2019), the 487th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 449th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Turkish Historian.

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Among historians, George Kedrenos ranks 97 out of 341Before him are Flavio Biondo, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, George Ostrogorsky, Evagrius Scholasticus, Hermann Alexander Diels, and Richard Sennett. After him are Reinhart Koselleck, Henry Thomas Buckle, Árni Magnússon, Arnold Hauser, Hayden White, and Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani.

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Among people born in 1100, George Kedrenos ranks 26Before him are Teobaldo Boccapecci, Ragnvald Knaphövde, Niklot, Bernard de Tremelay, Kerbogha, and Wace. After him are Gorakhnath, Anushtegin Gharchai, Henry, Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine, Jabir ibn Aflah, and Antipope Sylvester IV. Among people deceased in 1100, George Kedrenos ranks 6Before him are Godfrey of Bouillon, Parascheva of the Balkans, William II of England, Antipope Clement III, and Emperor Zhezong. After him are Bretislav II, Naropa, and Edmund of Scotland.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, George Kedrenos ranks 487 out of 1,128Before him are Jovan Vladimir (990), Nicholas Mystikos (852), Theodore Metochites (1270), Henri Verneuil (1920), Bülent Ersoy (1952), and Piri Mehmed Pasha (1458). After him are Cüneyt Arkın (1937), Stratonice of Syria (-317), Diogenes of Oenoanda (200), Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873), Meletius of Antioch (400), and Emine Erdoğan (1955).

Among HISTORIANS In Turkey

Among historians born in Turkey, George Kedrenos ranks 12Before him are Ali ibn al-Athir (1160), Socrates of Constantinople (380), Libanius (314), Ephorus (-400), Eutropius (320), and Eunapius (349). After him are Leo the Deacon (950), Doukas (1400), John Kinnamos (1143), Philostorgius (368), Michael Attaleiates (1021), and Agatharchides (-208).