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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 136,082 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Marinus of Tyre is the 29th most popular geographer (up from 32nd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 39th in 2019) and the most popular Lebanese Geographer.

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Among geographers, Marinus of Tyre ranks 29 out of 67Before him are James Lovelock, Georg Joachim Rheticus, Al-Bakri, Fra Mauro, William Morris Davis, and Sebastian Münster. After him are Nicolas Sanson, Albrecht Penck, Abu Sa'id Gardezi, Jodocus Hondius, Vincenzo Coronelli, and Willem Blaeu.

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Among people born in 100, Marinus of Tyre ranks 31Before him are Saint Sabina, Aretaeus of Cappadocia, Marcus Cornelius Fronto, Agrippa the Skeptic, Praxedes, and Valentinus. After him are Gan Ying, Vologases III of Parthia, Simon bar Giora, Apollos, Lusius Quietus, and Aquila of Sinope. Among people deceased in 130, Marinus of Tyre ranks 4Before him are Antinous, Apollodorus of Damascus, and Emperor Keikō. After him is Publius Juventius Celsus.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Marinus of Tyre ranks 27 out of 138Before him are Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (1073), Frumentius (400), Émile Lahoud (1936), Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Amine Gemayel (1942), and Antipater of Sidon (-200). After him are Zeno of Sidon (-150), Najib Mikati (1955), Pamphilus of Caesarea (240), Bertrand, Count of Toulouse (1065), Michel Suleiman (1948), and Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (1940).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Lebanon

Among geographers born in Lebanon, Marinus of Tyre ranks 1