250 BC - 170 BC

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Nicander of Colophon (Greek: Νίκανδρος ὁ Κολοφώνιος, translit. Níkandros ho Kolophṓnios; fl. 2nd century BC), Greek poet, physician and grammarian, was born at Claros (Ahmetbeyli in modern Turkey), near Colophon, where his family held the hereditary priesthood of Apollo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicander has received more than 52,478 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicander is the 1,682nd most popular writer (down from 1,556th in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 484th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 21

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  • 7.19

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  • 1.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Nicander ranks 1,682 out of 5,794Before him are Lilya Brik, Philip Sidney, Michel Zevaco, Ivy Lee, Annie Ernaux, and Lu You. After him are Hellanicus of Lesbos, Gerald Gardner, Ivan Klíma, Nora Roberts, Maria Gripe, and Akiyuki Nosaka.

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Among people born in 250 BC, Nicander ranks 10Before him are Touman, Eumenes I, Fusu, Lykourgos, Tiberius Sempronius Longus, and Chen Sheng. After him are Ariobarzanes of Pontus, Gaius Fabricius Luscinus, Zeno of Tarsus, An Dương Vương, Cleombrotus II, and Appius Claudius Pulcher. Among people deceased in 170 BC, Nicander ranks 1

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Nicander ranks 547 out of 1,128Before him are Sosthenes of Macedon (-400), Despina Khatun (1438), Kemal Sunal (1944), Nubar Pasha (1825), Archippus (50), and Şahin Giray (1745). After him are Hrant Dink (1954), Bohemond IV of Antioch (1172), George Sphrantzes (1401), Artakama (-350), Danishmend Gazi (1100), and Artemisia II of Caria (null).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Nicander ranks 48Before him are Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873), Quintus Smyrnaeus (400), Symeon the Metaphrast (900), Hipponax (-600), Alexander Polyhistor (-100), and Oribasius (325). After him are Petros Markaris (1937), Eustathius of Thessalonica (1101), Adamantios Korais (1748), Symeon the New Theologian (949), Pir Sultan Abdal (1480), and Methodius of Olympus (260).