517 BC - 437 BC


Pindar (; Greek: Πίνδαρος Pindaros, [píndaros]; Latin: Pindarus; c. 518 – 438 BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes. Of the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, his work is the best preserved. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pindar has received more than 593,030 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 165th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 590k

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  • 73.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Pindar ranks 163 out of 4,883Before him are Snorri Sturluson, Janusz Korczak, Pliny the Younger, Abu Nuwas, Tove Jansson, and Guillaume Apollinaire. After him are Dr. Seuss, Lucian, Menander, Geoffrey Chaucer, Herman Melville, and Yasunari Kawabata.

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Among people born in 517 BC, Pindar ranks 1 Among people deceased in 437 BC, Pindar ranks 1

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Pindar ranks 40 out of 698Before him are Aristarchus of Samos (-311), Nurbanu Sultan (1525), Polybius (-208), Alcibiades (-450), Olympias (-375), and Solon (-638). After him are Menander (-342), Xanthippe (-500), Praxiteles (-395), Theophrastus (-371), Irene of Athens (752), and Gorgias (-483).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Pindar ranks 5Before him are Sophocles (-497), Aeschylus (-525), Aristophanes (-448), and Sappho (-630). After him are Menander (-342), Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Nâzım Hikmet (1902), Simonides of Ceos (-556), Archilochus (-680), Arion (-700), and Phaedrus (-20).

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