Nicephorus Gregoras

1295 - 1360

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Nicephorus Gregoras (; Greek: Νικηφόρος Γρηγορᾶς, Nikephoros Gregoras; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicephorus Gregoras has received more than 40,073 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Nicephorus Gregoras is the 414th most popular philosopher (down from 411th in 2019), the 375th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 368th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Nicephorus Gregoras was a Byzantine historian who is most famous for his history of the Byzantine Empire, "History of the Byzantine Empire."

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Among philosophers, Nicephorus Gregoras ranks 414 out of 1,089Before him are Leszek Kołakowski, Carl Gustav Hempel, Hipparchia of Maroneia, Charles Taylor, Nelson Goodman, and Siger of Brabant. After him are Étienne Gilson, Lucilio Vanini, Archelaus, Eubulides, Francis Hutcheson, and Norberto Bobbio.

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Among people born in 1295, Nicephorus Gregoras ranks 4Before him are Saint Roch, Isabella of France, and Jean Buridan. After him are Henry Suso, Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy, and Nicholas Orsini. Among people deceased in 1360, Nicephorus Gregoras ranks 1After him are Joan I, Countess of Auvergne, John Koukouzelis, and Qulpa.

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Among people born in Turkey, Nicephorus Gregoras ranks 375 out of 1,128Before him are Boris II of Bulgaria (931), Yolanda of Flanders (1175), Gülbahar Hatun (1429), Fatma Sultan (1605), Muzafer Sherif (1906), and Eutropius (320). After him are Seleucus III Ceraunus (-243), Latife Uşşaki (1898), Mithridates I of Pontus (-400), Simplicius of Cilicia (490), Yılmaz Güney (1937), and Ctesias (-440).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Nicephorus Gregoras ranks 27Before him are Cleanthes (-330), Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Thrasymachus (-459), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), Strato of Lampsacus (-335), and Gennadius Scholarius (1400). After him are Archelaus (-500), Eubulides (-500), George Pachymeres (1242), Crates of Mallus (-200), Themistius (317), and Diogenes of Oenoanda (200).