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Strabo

64 BC - 23

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Strabo (; Greek: Στράβων Strábōn; 64 or 63 BC – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Strabo has received more than 1,220,846 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Strabo is the 2nd most popular geographer, the 19th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 21st in 2019) and the most popular Turkish Geographer.

Strabo is most famous for his Geographica, a 17-volume work on the geography of the ancient world.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 81.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 16.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GEOGRAPHERS

Among geographers, Strabo ranks 2 out of 67Before him are Eratosthenes. After him are Alexander von Humboldt, Gerardus Mercator, Muhammad al-Idrisi, Piri Reis, Pausanias, Carl Ritter, George Everest, Abraham Ortelius, Martin Waldseemüller, and Ferdinand von Richthofen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 64 BC, Strabo ranks 1After him are Gaius Julius Hyginus, Nicolaus of Damascus, and Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus. Among people deceased in 23, Strabo ranks 1After him are Wang Mang, Juba II, Drusus Julius Caesar, and Liu Xin.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Strabo ranks 19 out of 1,301Before him are Selim I (1470), Galen (129), Murad IV (1612), Anaximander (-610), Diogenes (-404), and Mehmed III (1566). After him are Mustafa I (1591), Murad I (1326), Bayezid I (1354), Hesiod (-800), Mehmed IV (1642), and Murad II (1404).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Turkey

Among geographers born in Turkey, Strabo ranks 1After him are Piri Reis (1470), Pausanias (110), and Artemidorus Ephesius (-150).