Maximus of Ephesus

310 - 372

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Maximus of Ephesus (Greek: Μάξιμος ὁ Ἐφέσιος; c. 310 – 372 AD) was a Neoplatonist philosopher. He is said to have come from a rich family, and exercised great influence over the emperor Julian, who was commended to him by Aedesius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximus of Ephesus has received more than 56,283 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Maximus of Ephesus is the 852nd most popular philosopher (down from 751st in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 706th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Philosopher.

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Over the past year Maximus of Ephesus has had the most page views in the with 7,485 views, followed by Russian (1,904), and Spanish (1,254). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (66.27%), Hungarian (50.47%), and Hebrew (39.92%)


Among philosophers, Maximus of Ephesus ranks 852 out of 1,267Before him are Valentin Weigel, Franciscus Gomarus, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Michel Marcel Navratil, Michel Henry, and Tan Sitong. After him are Gaudapada, Michael Dummett, Jean Guitton, Józef Maria Bocheński, Musaeus of Athens, and Arethas of Caesarea.

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Among people born in 310, Maximus of Ephesus ranks 10Before him are Egeria, Antipope Eulalius, Proclus of Constantinople, Pope Theophilus of Alexandria, Gaius Marius Victorinus, and Jovinus. After him are Count Theodosius, and Pacian. Among people deceased in 372, Maximus of Ephesus ranks 3Before him are Hilarion, and Emperor Jianwen of Jin. After him is Sabbas the Goth.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Maximus of Ephesus ranks 668 out of 1,347Before him are Arda Turan (1987), Agop Dilâçar (1895), Iaia (-100), Wasfi Tal (1919), Evodius (50), and Bryaxis (-400). After him are Halil Kut (1882), Sait Faik Abasıyanık (1906), Baltacı Mehmet Pasha (1662), Ferdi Tayfur (1945), Alexander Ypsilantis (1726), and Constantine Ypsilantis (1760).


Among philosophers born in Türkiye, Maximus of Ephesus ranks 43Before him are Nausiphanes (-400), Maximus Planudes (1260), Diodorus Cronus (-400), Crantor (-400), John Argyropoulos (1415), and Albinus (100). After him are Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), Hermogenes of Tarsus (200), Antipater of Tarsus (-300), Nikephoros Blemmydes (1197), Abu al-Hassan al-Amiri (913), and Cerinthus (100).