407 BC - 339 BC

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Speusippus (; Greek: Σπεύσιππος; c. 408 – 339/8 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher. Speusippus was Plato's nephew by his sister Potone. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Speusippus has received more than 92,789 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Speusippus is the 255th most popular philosopher (up from 261st in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Greece (down from 139th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Greek Philosopher.

Speusippus was most famous for his work in mathematics and philosophy. He was the head of Plato's Academy after Plato's death.

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Among philosophers, Speusippus ranks 255 out of 1,089Before him are Ibn al-Nafis, Julius Evola, Marsilius of Padua, Otto Weininger, Arcesilaus, and Al-Ash'ari. After him are Bias of Priene, Xenocrates, Raymond Aron, Moritz Schlick, Bruno Bauer, and Roger Garaudy.

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Among people born in 407 BC, Speusippus ranks 1After him is Eurydice I of Macedon. Among people deceased in 339 BC, Speusippus ranks 1After him is Ateas.

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Among people born in Greece, Speusippus ranks 147 out of 855Before him are Lysander (-401), Saint Giles (640), Longus (110), Oruç Reis (1473), Hippias (-600), and Sophia Palaiologina (1455). After him are Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Gorgo, Queen of Sparta (-506), Craterus (-370), Brasidas (-500), Demetrius Vikelas (1835), and Antipope Alexander V (1339).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Speusippus ranks 23Before him are Hippias (-443), Diotima of Mantinea (-450), Chilon of Sparta (-600), Epimenides (-690), Cratylus (-500), and Apollodorus of Athens (-180). After him are Prodicus (-460), Panaetius (-185), Pherecydes of Syros (-580), Aenesidemus (-80), Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), and Euclid of Megara (-435).