Marinus of Tyre

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Marinus of Tyre (Greek: Μαρῖνος ὁ Τύριος, Marînos ho Týrios; c. AD 70–130) was a Greek geographer, cartographer and mathematician, who founded mathematical geography and provided the underpinnings of Claudius Ptolemy's influential Geography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marinus of Tyre has received more than 111,876 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Marinus of Tyre is the 32nd most popular geographer (down from 30th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 26th in 2019) and the most popular Lebanese Geographer.

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Among geographers, Marinus of Tyre ranks 32 out of 67Before him are Georg Joachim Rheticus, Ibn Jubayr, William Morris Davis, Albrecht Penck, Artemidorus Ephesius, and Willem Blaeu. After him are Jovan Cvijić, Johann Georg Gmelin, Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, Vincenzo Coronelli, Abu Sa'id Gardezi, and Alfred Hettner.

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Among people born in 100, Marinus of Tyre ranks 34Before him are Gan Ying, Praxedes, Claudia Acte, Vologases III of Parthia, Tiberius Julius Alexander, and Mucianus. After him are Apollos, Lusius Quietus, Simon bar Giora, Pope Anianus of Alexandria, Carpocrates, and Aquila of Sinope. Among people deceased in 130, Marinus of Tyre ranks 5Before him are Antinous, Apollodorus of Damascus, Emperor Keikō, and Publius Juventius Celsus.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Marinus of Tyre ranks 39 out of 119Before him are Bertrand, Count of Toulouse (1065), Delphine Seyrig (1932), Bechara El Khoury (1890), Omar Karami (1934), Raymond II, Count of Tripoli (1115), and Nassim Nicholas Taleb (1960). After him are Alfonso Jordan (1103), Zeno of Sidon (-150), Elias Hrawi (1926), Serj Tankian (1967), Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir (1920), and Jurji Zaydan (1861).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Lebanon

Among geographers born in Lebanon, Marinus of Tyre ranks 1