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Philostorgius (Greek: Φιλοστόργιος; 368 – c. 439 AD) was an Anomoean Church historian of the 4th and 5th centuries. Very little information about his life is available. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philostorgius has received more than 45,008 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Philostorgius is the 129th most popular historian (down from 119th in 2019), the 604th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 530th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Turkish Historian.

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Among historians, Philostorgius ranks 129 out of 341Before him are Barbara W. Tuchman, Norman Davies, John Kinnamos, Wilhelm Worringer, Guibert of Nogent, and Michael Rostovtzeff. After him are Thomas Babington Macaulay, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, Charles Diehl, Richard Pipes, Anthony Blunt, and Marin Barleti.

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Among people born in 368, Philostorgius ranks 3Before him are Rugila and Mundzuk.  Among people deceased in 439, Philostorgius ranks 2Before him is Melania the Younger. After him is Isaac of Armenia.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Philostorgius ranks 604 out of 1,128Before him are Alyattes of Lydia (-640), Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti (1929), Arctinus of Miletus (-800), Phocylides (-560), Constantine Manasses (1130), and Bohemond VI of Antioch (1237). After him are Zannanza (-1350), Nausiphanes (-400), Histiaeus (-550), Maria Palaiologina (1300), Lala Şahin Pasha (1330), and Alexandros Mavrokordatos (1791).

Among HISTORIANS In Turkey

Among historians born in Turkey, Philostorgius ranks 16Before him are Eutropius (320), Eunapius (349), George Kedrenos (1100), Leo the Deacon (950), Doukas (1400), and John Kinnamos (1143). After him are Michael Attaleiates (1021), Agatharchides (-208), Matthew of Edessa (1100), Halil İnalcık (1916), Constantine Lascaris (1434), and Charles Barbier de Meynard (1826).