490 BC - 420 BC

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Oenopides of Chios (Greek: Οἰνοπίδης ὁ Χῖος; born c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oenopides has received more than 55,765 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Oenopides is the 247th most popular astronomer (up from 252nd in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Greece (up from 533rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Greek Astronomer.

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  • 53.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Oenopides by language

Over the past year Oenopides has had the most page views in the with 6,629 views, followed by Chinese (1,413), and Italian (1,169). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (87.88%), Hebrew (68.96%), and Catalan (42.98%)


Among astronomers, Oenopides ranks 247 out of 644Before her are George Mary Searle, Giovanni Battista Donati, Giovanni Domenico Maraldi, Jean Fernel, Wilhelm von Biela, and César-François Cassini de Thury. After her are Vesto Slipher, William Wallace Campbell, Svetlana Gerasimenko, Bengt Strömgren, Charles Wolf, and Laurent Cassegrain.

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Among people born in 490 BC, Oenopides ranks 12Before her are Archelaus I of Macedon, Agis II, Crateuas of Macedon, Hellanicus of Lesbos, Ion of Chios, and Nepherites I.  Among people deceased in 420 BC, Oenopides ranks 4Before her are Protagoras, Callicrates, and Archidamus II.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Oenopides ranks 508 out of 1,024Before her are Arethas of Caesarea (860), Archidamus I (-600), Isidore of Kiev (1385), Timotheus (-400), Kostas Karamanlis (1956), and Glaucus of Corinth (null). After her are Archidamus IV (-400), Maria Farantouri (1947), Philitas of Cos (-400), Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou (1950), Eurycratides (-600), and Apollodorus the Epicurean (-150).


Among astronomers born in Greece, Oenopides ranks 2Before her are Aristarchus of Samos (-311). After her are Andronicus of Cyrrhus (-200), and Vicky Kalogera (1975).