Heraclides Ponticus

385 BC - 322 BC

Heraclides Ponticus

Heraclides Ponticus (Greek: Ἡρακλείδης ὁ Ποντικός Herakleides; c. 390 BC – c. 310 BC) was a Greek philosopher and astronomer who was born in Heraclea Pontica, now Karadeniz Ereğli, Turkey, and migrated to Athens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heraclides Ponticus has received more than 101,036 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 319th most popular philosopher.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Heraclides Ponticus ranks 317 out of 1,005Before him are Roscellinus, Ramana Maharshi, Rudolf Bultmann, J. L. Austin, Hwang Jini, and Johann Reuchlin. After him are Panaetius, Isaac Abarbanel, Hilary Putnam, Anacharsis, Johann Georg Hamann, and Alfred Tarski.

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Among people born in 385 BC, Heraclides Ponticus ranks 1After him is Shen Buhai. Among people deceased in 322 BC, Heraclides Ponticus ranks 3Before him are Diogenes and Demosthenes. After him are Leonnatus, Hypereides, and Ariarathes I of Cappadocia.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Heraclides Ponticus ranks 288 out of 901Before him are Fritigern (400), Aratus (-315), Abgar V (-1), Philemon (100), Beyhan Sultan (1497), and Cleitus the Black (-370). After him are Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha (232), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), Tribonian (475), Andranik (1865), Papias of Hierapolis (70), and Yılmaz Güney (1937).