Theon of Smyrna

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Theon of Smyrna (Greek: Θέων ὁ Σμυρναῖος Theon ho Smyrnaios, gen. Θέωνος Theonos; fl. 100 CE) was a Greek philosopher and mathematician, whose works were strongly influenced by the Pythagorean school of thought. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theon of Smyrna has received more than 57,302 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Theon of Smyrna is the 317th most popular mathematician (up from 322nd in 2019), the 633rd most popular biography from Turkey and the 9th most popular Turkish Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Theon of Smyrna ranks 317 out of 828Before her are Kiyosi Itô, Jean Dieudonné, Albert Girard, Ostilio Ricci, Raymond Smullyan, and Johannes Widmann. After her are Eutocius of Ascalon, Felix Bernstein, Richard Courant, Isaac Beeckman, Abraham Wald, and Gerhard Gentzen.

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Among people born in 70, Theon of Smyrna ranks 5Before her are Suetonius, Pope Anicetus, Papias of Hierapolis, and Menelaus of Alexandria.  Among people deceased in 135, Theon of Smyrna ranks 3Before her are Epictetus and Simon bar Kokhba.

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Among people born in Turkey, Theon of Smyrna ranks 633 out of 1,128Before her are Mustafa Balel (1945), Aristeas (-600), Babylas of Antioch (238), Parthenius of Nicaea (-1), Şenol Güneş (1952), and Lucia, Countess of Tripoli (1265). After her are Aulus Licinius Archias (-121), Darío Moreno (1921), Martina (598), Andronikos Doukas (1006), Isaac Komnenos (1093), and Eutychius of Constantinople (512).


Among mathematicians born in Turkey, Theon of Smyrna ranks 9Before her are Al-Battani (858), Anthemius of Tralles (474), Thābit ibn Qurra (836), Simplicius of Cilicia (490), Autolycus of Pitane (-360), and Callippus (-370). After her are Suzan Kahramaner (1913).