342 BC - 291 BC


Menander (; Greek: Μένανδρος Menandros; c. 342/41 – c. 290 BC) was a Greek dramatist and the best-known representative of Athenian New Comedy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Menander has received more than 326,498 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 168th most popular writer.

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  • 330k

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  • 73.24

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  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Menander ranks 166 out of 4,883Before him are Abu Nuwas, Tove Jansson, Guillaume Apollinaire, Pindar, Dr. Seuss, and Lucian. After him are Geoffrey Chaucer, Herman Melville, Yasunari Kawabata, Eugène Ionesco, Terence, and Ray Bradbury.

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Among people born in 342 BC, Menander ranks 1 Among people deceased in 291 BC, Menander ranks 1After him are Emperor Kōan and Dinarchus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Menander ranks 41 out of 698Before him are Nurbanu Sultan (1525), Polybius (-208), Alcibiades (-450), Olympias (-375), Solon (-638), and Pindar (-517). After him are Xanthippe (-500), Praxiteles (-395), Theophrastus (-371), Irene of Athens (752), Gorgias (-483), and Draco (-650).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Menander ranks 6Before him are Sophocles (-497), Aeschylus (-525), Aristophanes (-448), Sappho (-630), and Pindar (-517). After him are Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Nâzım Hikmet (1902), Simonides of Ceos (-556), Archilochus (-680), Arion (-700), and Phaedrus (-20).

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