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 45,573 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Oenopides is the 250th most popular astronomer (down from 211th in 2019), the 535th most popular biography from Greece (down from 473rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Oenopides ranks 250 out of 531Before her are Fred Lawrence Whipple, William Cranch Bond, Seth Carlo Chandler, Hubert Reeves, Paul Wild, and Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin. After her are Giovanni Battista Donati, Alvan Graham Clark, Andrew Graham, Niccolò Zucchi, George Mary Searle, and Theodor von Oppolzer.

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Among people born in 490 BC, Oenopides ranks 11Before her are Bacchylides, Archelaus I of Macedon, Agis II, Hellanicus of Lesbos, Ion of Chios, and Nepherites I. After her is Crateuas of Macedon. 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 535 out of 936Before her are Andronikos Palaiologos (1400), George Dalaras (1949), Spyridon Marinatos (1901), Leosthenes (-400), Philostratus of Lemnos (200), and Nephon II of Constantinople (1450). After her are Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851), Antiphanes (-388), Geminus (null), Arethas of Caesarea (860), Nikolaos Michaloliakos (1957), and Thrasyllus (-450).


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