Nikephoros Blemmydes

1197 - 1269

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Nikephoros Blemmydes (Latinized as Nicephorus Blemmydes; Greek: Νικηφόρος Βλεμμύδης, 1197–1272) was a 13th-century Byzantine author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikephoros Blemmydes has received more than 15,983 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Nikephoros Blemmydes is the 683rd most popular philosopher (down from 681st in 2019), the 616th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 579th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 683 out of 1,089Before him are Étienne Balibar, Arnold Ruge, Maximus Planudes, Volin, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Wolfhart Pannenberg. After him are Rudolph Goclenius, Anniceris, Diodorus Cronus, Thomas Hill Green, Johannes Oecolampadius, and Peter John Olivi.

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Among people born in 1197, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 6Before him are Ibn al-Baitar, Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse, Aybak, Emperor Juntoku, and Mafalda of Portugal. After him are Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy, Yolanda of Courtenay, Yusuf II, Almohad caliph, and Gonzalo de Berceo. Among people deceased in 1269, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 1After him are Ibn Abi Usaibia and Sava II.

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Among people born in Turkey, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 616 out of 1,128Before him are Alexandros Mavrokordatos (1791), Alexander of Tralles (525), Maximus Planudes (1260), Ahmed Muhtar Pasha (1839), Cleitarchus (-400), and Adnan Oktar (1956). After him are Lefter Küçükandonyadis (1924), Dolon (null), Anaximenes of Lampsacus (-380), Manuel I of Trebizond (1218), Diodorus Cronus (-400), and Mustafa Reşid Pasha (1800).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 40Before him are Manuel Chrysoloras (1355), Metrodorus of Lampsacus (-331), Barlaam of Seminara (1290), Bardaisan (154), Nausiphanes (-400), and Maximus Planudes (1260). After him are Diodorus Cronus (-400), Crantor (-400), Zeno of Tarsus (-250), Cerinthus (100), Maximus of Ephesus (310), and John Argyropoulos (1415).