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Strato of Lampsacus

335 BC - 269 BC

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Strato of Lampsacus (; Greek: Στράτων ὁ Λαμψακηνός, translit. Strátōn ho Lampsakēnós, c. 335 – c. 269 BCE) was a Peripatetic philosopher, and the third director (scholarch) of the Lyceum after the death of Theophrastus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Strato of Lampsacus has received more than 102,478 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Strato of Lampsacus is the 344th most popular philosopher (up from 347th in 2019), the 327th most popular biography from Turkey and the 25th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

The most famous thing about the Strato of Lampsacus is that it was the first city to have a democratic form of government.

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Among philosophers, Strato of Lampsacus ranks 344 out of 1,081Before him are Francisco de Vitoria, Antoine Arnauld, Juan Luis Vives, Jacques Rancière, Edgar Morin, and Martianus Capella. After him are Lev Shestov, Yi I, E. H. Carr, Wang Yangming, Hermann Cohen, and Pietro Pomponazzi.

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Among people born in 335 BC, Strato of Lampsacus ranks 2Before him is Herophilos. After him is Glaucias of Taulantii. Among people deceased in 269 BC, Strato of Lampsacus ranks 2Before him is Epicurus.

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Among people born in Turkey, Strato of Lampsacus ranks 327 out of 1,301Before him are André Chénier (1762), Telipinu (-1600), Artemidorus (200), Ibn Hawqal (943), Gevherhan Sultan (1605), and Şehzade Mehmed (1605). After him are Said Nursî (1877), Gregory of Narek (951), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Tansu Çiller (1946), Theodoret (393), and Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Strato of Lampsacus ranks 25Before him are Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Priscus (410), Cleanthes (-330), Thrasymachus (-459), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), and Gemistus Pletho (1355). After him are Gennadius Scholarius (1400), Eubulides (-500), Nicephorus Gregoras (1295), George Pachymeres (1242), Themistius (317), and Crates of Mallus (-200).