185 BC - 110 BC

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Panaetius (; Greek: Παναίτιος Panetios; c. 185 – c. 110/109 BC) of Rhodes was a Stoic philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Panaetius has received more than 66,514 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Panaetius is the 291st most popular philosopher (up from 317th in 2019), the 165th most popular biography from Greece (up from 172nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular Greek Philosopher.

Panaetius was a Greek philosopher who is most famous for his work on the Stoic school of philosophy.

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Among philosophers, Panaetius ranks 291 out of 1,089Before him are Prodicus, Ramana Maharshi, John Searle, Anne Sullivan, Alfred Tarski, and Aśvaghoṣa. After him are Pherecydes of Syros, A. S. Neill, Félix Guattari, Uriel da Costa, Aenesidemus, and Alcmaeon of Croton.

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Among people born in 185 BC, Panaetius ranks 4Before him are Terence, Scipio Aemilianus, and Cleopatra II of Egypt. After him is Andriscus. Among people deceased in 110 BC, Panaetius ranks 2Before him is Apollodorus of Athens. After him are Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi and Clitomachus.

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Among people born in Greece, Panaetius ranks 165 out of 855Before him are Prodicus (-460), Periander (-700), Cleomenes I (-600), Meton of Athens (-500), Antonia Minor (-36), and Hippocrates of Chios (-470). After him are Pherecydes of Syros (-580), Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886), Antigonus II Gonatas (-319), Aenesidemus (-80), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), and Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Panaetius ranks 25Before him are Chilon of Sparta (-600), Epimenides (-690), Cratylus (-500), Apollodorus of Athens (-180), Speusippus (-407), and Prodicus (-460). After him are Pherecydes of Syros (-580), Aenesidemus (-80), Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), Euclid of Megara (-435), Crates of Thebes (-365), and Timon of Phlius (-320).