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Metrodorus of Lampsacus

331 BC - 278 BC

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Metrodorus of Lampsacus (Greek: Μητρόδωρος Λαμψακηνός, Mētrodōros Lampsakēnos; 331/0–278/7 BC) was a Greek philosopher of the Epicurean school. Although one of the four major proponents of Epicureanism, only fragments of his works remain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Metrodorus of Lampsacus has received more than 2,471 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Metrodorus of Lampsacus is the 558th most popular philosopher (down from 543rd in 2019), the 516th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 498th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Turkish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Metrodorus of Lampsacus ranks 558 out of 1,081Before him are Sivananda Saraswati, Chandrakirti, Ivan Ilyin, Gianni Vattimo, Eduard Spranger, and Bernardino Telesio. After him are Zhou Dunyi, Luis de Molina, Werner Jaeger, Georges Canguilhem, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Ludwig Büchner.

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Among people born in 331 BC, Metrodorus of Lampsacus ranks 1 Among people deceased in 278 BC, Metrodorus of Lampsacus ranks 2Before him is Qu Yuan. After him are Zipoetes I of Bithynia and Polyaenus of Lampsacus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Metrodorus of Lampsacus ranks 516 out of 1,301Before him are Ardys of Lydia (-750), Nubar Pasha (1825), Eunapius (349), Joe Strummer (1952), Mursili III (-1400), and Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873). After him are Despina Khatun (1438), Stratonice of Syria (-317), George Syncellus (800), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu (1948), Tchéky Karyo (1953), and Mustafa Çelebi (1380).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Metrodorus of Lampsacus ranks 32Before him are Gennadius Scholarius (1400), Eubulides (-500), Nicephorus Gregoras (1295), George Pachymeres (1242), Themistius (317), and Crates of Mallus (-200). After him are Barlaam of Seminara (1290), Diogenes of Oenoanda (200), Maximus Planudes (1260), Bardaisan (154), Manuel Chrysoloras (1355), and Diodorus Cronus (-400).