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 18,682 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Nikephoros Blemmydes is the 782nd most popular philosopher (down from 683rd in 2019), the 730th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 616th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 782 out of 1,081Before him are Eric Hoffer, Melchor Cano, Jacob Moleschott, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, and Mahadev Govind Ranade. After him are Glaucon, Domingo de Soto, Hakuin Ekaku, Donald Davidson, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, and Michael J. Sandel.

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Among people born in 1197, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 9Before him are Aybak, Emperor Juntoku, Mafalda of Portugal, Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy, Agnes of Assisi, and Yolanda of Courtenay. After him are Yusuf II, Almohad caliph, Gonzalo de Berceo, and Richard of Chichester. Among people deceased in 1269, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 1After him are Ibn Abi Usaibia, Ulrich III, Duke of Carinthia, and Sava II.

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Among people born in Turkey, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 730 out of 1,301Before him are Tevfik Esenç (1904), Ada of Caria (-400), Domitius Alexander (300), Lefter Küçükandonyadis (1924), Nuri Bilge Ceylan (1959), and Andronikos III of Trebizond (1310). After him are Alexios IV of Trebizond (1382), İdil Biret (1941), Parthenius of Nicaea (-1), Anicia Juliana (462), Manuel II of Trebizond (1324), and Michael the Syrian (1126).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Nikephoros Blemmydes ranks 43Before him are Manuel Chrysoloras (1355), Diodorus Cronus (-400), Nausiphanes (-400), John Argyropoulos (1415), Maximus of Ephesus (310), and Crantor (-400). After him are Cerinthus (100), Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (1904), Alcidamas (null), Albinus (100), Zeno of Tarsus (-250), and Antipater of Tarsus (-300).