395 BC - 330 BC

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Praxiteles (; Greek: Πραξιτέλης) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most renowned of the Attica sculptors of the 4th century BC. He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Praxiteles has received more than 384,112 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Praxiteles is the 5th most popular sculptor (down from 4th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Greece (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Greek Sculptor.

Praxiteles is most famous for his statues of Hermes and Aphrodite.

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Among sculptors, Praxiteles ranks 5 out of 190Before him are Auguste Rodin, Phidias, Myron, and Polykleitos. After him are Benvenuto Cellini, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Alberto Giacometti, Camille Claudel, Lysippos, Antonio Canova, and Constantin Brâncuși.

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Among people born in 395 BC, Praxiteles ranks 1After him is Scopas. Among people deceased in 330 BC, Praxiteles ranks 2Before him is Darius III. After him are Ephorus, Philotas, Archestratus, Peucestas, and Ariobarzanes of Persis.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Praxiteles ranks 46 out of 855Before him are Gorgias (-483), Polykleitos (-450), Solon (-638), Peisistratos (-600), Menander (-342), and Theophrastus (-371). After him are Draco (-650), Constantine II of Greece (1940), Miltiades (-540), Pope Sixtus II (215), Pyrrho (-365), and Queen Sofía of Spain (1938).

Among SCULPTORS In Greece

Among sculptors born in Greece, Praxiteles ranks 4Before him are Phidias (-490), Myron (-500), and Polykleitos (-450). After him are Lysippos (-390), Scopas (-395), Leochares (-400), Alcamenes (-500), Chares of Lindos (-400), Ageladas (-600), Antenor (-590), and Paeonius (-500).