Theodorus the Atheist

340 BC - 250 BC

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Theodorus the Atheist (Greek: Θεόδωρος ὁ ἄθεος; c. 340 – c. 250 BC), of Cyrene, was a Greek philosopher of the Cyrenaic school. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodorus the Atheist has received more than 91,973 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Theodorus the Atheist is the 753rd most popular philosopher (up from 789th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Libya (down from 24th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Libyan Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Theodorus the Atheist ranks 753 out of 1,089Before him are Cerinthus, Paul de Lagarde, Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Zhang Zai, Isaac Israeli ben Solomon, and Glaucon. After him are Svetozar Marković, Hermarchus, Clitomachus, Charles Kay Ogden, Hossein Nasr, and Franz Neumann.

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Among people born in 340 BC, Theodorus the Atheist ranks 6Before him are Chandragupta Maurya, Appius Claudius Caecus, Berenice I of Egypt, Philetaerus, and Philochorus. After him are Menedemus and Duris of Samos. Among people deceased in 250 BC, Theodorus the Atheist ranks 10Before him are Nicomedes I of Bithynia, King Xiaowen of Qin, Gongsun Long, Ariobarzanes of Pontus, Herodas, and Demetrius the Fair. After him are Hermarchus, Lucius Cornelius Scipio, and Magas of Cyrene.

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Among people born in Libya, Theodorus the Atheist ranks 28 out of 59Before him are Abdurrahim El-Keib (1950), Claudio Gentile (1953), Arete of Cyrene (-400), Pedubast I (-900), Anniceris (-400), and Lucius Annaeus Cornutus (10). After him are Ptolemy Apion (-101), Abdul Fatah Younis (1944), Mahmoud Jibril (1952), Gaius Fulvius Plautianus (150), Baghdadi Mahmudi (1945), and Mustafa Abdul Jalil (1952).


Among philosophers born in Libya, Theodorus the Atheist ranks 9Before him are Carneades (-214), Synesius (370), Hegesias of Cyrene (-400), Arete of Cyrene (-400), Anniceris (-400), and Lucius Annaeus Cornutus (10).