John Argyropoulos

1415 - 1487

John Argyropoulos

John Argyropoulos (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 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 66,549 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 797th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, John Argyropoulos ranks 795 out of 1,005Before him are Karel Kosík, Nikolai Amosov, Theodorus the Atheist, Arai Hakuseki, Christian von Ehrenfels, and Michael Dummett. After him are Bernard Williams, Arethas of Caesarea, Eric Hoffer, Alexander Zinoviev, Ferdinand Christian Baur, and J. M. E. McTaggart.

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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, Albert van Ouwater, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg.  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 666 out of 901Before him are Alice of Antioch (1110), Ioannis Kolettis (1773), Zipoetes I of Bithynia (-354), Hande Yener (1973), Audoin (541), and George of Pisidia (580). After him are Constantine I, Prince of Armenia (1035), Michael Attaleiates (1021), Verina (null), Cerinthus (100), Darío Moreno (1921), and Histiaeus (-550).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, John Argyropoulos ranks 43Before him are Onesicritus (-360), Nikephoros Blemmydes (1197), Maximus Planudes (1260), Crantor (-400), Maximus of Ephesus (310), and Alcidamas (null). After him are Cerinthus (100), Antipater of Tarsus (-300), Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), and Critolaus (-200).

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