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356 BC - 300 BC

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Nearchus or Nearchos (Greek: Νέαρχος; c. 360 – 300 BC) was one of the Greek officers, a navarch, in the army of Alexander the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nearchus has received more than 209,716 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Nearchus is the 317th most popular military personnel (down from 316th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from Greece (up from 200th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

Nearchus is a type of folk music that originated in the Eastern European region of Ukraine. It is a type of instrumental music that is played on a variety of instruments, such as the violin, the guitar, and the accordion. Nearchus is most famous for being played at weddings, parties, and other celebrations.

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  • 62.96

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.52

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  • 2.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among military personnels, Nearchus ranks 317 out of 1,468Before him are François Joseph Lefebvre, Sergey Sokolov, Nikolai Yudenich, Andrei Grechko, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, and Jacques MacDonald. After him are Kirill Meretskov, Bahram Chobin, Charles François Dumouriez, Roger de Flor, Walther Wenck, and Ivan Paskevich.

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Among people born in 356 BC, Nearchus ranks 3Before him are Alexander the Great and Hephaestion. After him are King Huiwen of Qin and Leonnatus. Among people deceased in 300 BC, Nearchus ranks 7Before him are Lysippos, Diotima of Mantinea, Wang Jian, Hipparchia of Maroneia, Aristoxenus, and Berossus. After him are Eudemus of Rhodes, Callippus, Menaechmus, Hegesias of Cyrene, Eurydice of Egypt, and Gaius Duilius.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Nearchus ranks 195 out of 936Before him are Aelia Eudocia (401), Cecrops I (null), Agathias (536), Crates of Thebes (-365), Timon of Phlius (-320), and Telamon (null). After him are Nabis (-300), Theophano (941), Gotse Delchev (1872), Idomeneus of Crete (null), Quintus Curtius Rufus (41), and Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Nearchus ranks 17Before him are Djemal Pasha (1872), Parmenion (-400), Pausanias (null), Craterus (-370), Lysander (-401), and Pittacus of Mytilene (-650). After him are Thrasybulus (-440), Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), George Maniakes (998), Conon (-401), Callimachus (-600), and Demosthenes (-412).