John Argyropoulos

1415 - 1487

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John Argyropoulos (/ˈd͡ʒɑn ˌɑɹd͡ʒɪˈɹɑ.pə.ləs/ Greek: Ἰωάννης Ἀργυρόπουλος Ioannis Argyropoulos; Italian: Giovanni Argiropulo; surname also spelt Argyropulus, or Argyropulos, or Argyropulo; c. 1415 – 26 June 1487) was a lecturer, philosopher and humanist, one of the émigré Greek scholars who pioneered the revival of classical Greek learning in 15th-century Italy.He translated Greek philosophical and theological works into Latin besides producing rhetorical and theological works of his own. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Argyropoulos has received more than 104,460 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). John Argyropoulos is the 804th most popular philosopher (down from 793rd in 2019), the 736th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 664th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, John Argyropoulos ranks 804 out of 1,089Before him are Stephen Toulmin, Franciscus Gomarus, Gautama Maharishi, Marco Antonio de Dominis, Karel Kosík, and Michael Baius. After him are Michael Dummett, Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, Necip Fazıl Kısakürek, Claude Lefort, F. H. Bradley, and Eric Hoffer.

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Among people born in 1415, John Argyropoulos ranks 10Before him are Vasily II of Moscow, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Joanot Martorell, Jan Długosz, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, and Albert van Ouwater. After him is Aristotele Fioravanti. Among people deceased in 1487, John Argyropoulos ranks 6Before him are Chenghua Emperor, Mara Branković, Nicholas of Flüe, Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, and Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus. After him are Tlacaelel and Hayder of Crimea.

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Among people born in Turkey, John Argyropoulos ranks 736 out of 1,128Before him are Roza Eskenazi (1895), Andronikos II of Trebizond (1240), Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1783), Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901), Metin Oktay (1936), and Ariarathes V of Cappadocia (-200). After him are İdil Biret (1941), John the Cappadocian (490), Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), Rufus of Ephesus (100), Galla (374), and Henri Langlois (1914).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, John Argyropoulos ranks 46Before him are Nikephoros Blemmydes (1197), Diodorus Cronus (-400), Crantor (-400), Zeno of Tarsus (-250), Cerinthus (100), and Maximus of Ephesus (310). After him are Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), Alcidamas (null), Antipater of Tarsus (-300), Albinus (100), Sosipatra (-400), and Critolaus (-200).