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320 BC - 260 BC

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Timocharis of Alexandria (Greek: Τιμόχαρις or Τιμοχάρης, gen. Τιμοχάρους; c. 320–260 BC) was a Greek astronomer and philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Timocharis has received more than 51,223 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Timocharis is the 208th most popular astronomer (up from 287th in 2019), the 337th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 384th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Egyptian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Timocharis ranks 208 out of 531Before him are William Wallace Campbell, Johann Karl Friedrich Zöllner, Guillaume Le Gentil, Edward L. G. Bowell, James W. Christy, and Heinrich Christian Schumacher. After him are Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann, Seth Barnes Nicholson, Sergey Belyavsky, Martin Schwarzschild, Alexis Bouvard, and Oskar Backlund.

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Among people born in 320 BC, Timocharis ranks 6Before him are Timon of Phlius, Bindusara, Lycophron, Meleager, and Asclepiades of Samos. After him are Colotes, Leonidas of Tarentum, and Craterus. Among people deceased in 260 BC, Timocharis ranks 11Before him are Zenodotus, Hanno the Great, Euthydemus I, Gaius Claudius Nero, Quintus Fulvius Flaccus, and Laodice I. After him are Quintus Caecilius Metellus, Marcus Livius Salinator, Hannibal Gisco, Philochorus, Gaius Sulpicius Gallus, and Publius Cornelius Cethegus.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Timocharis ranks 337 out of 582Before him are Said Halim Pasha (1865), Shawar (1100), Macarius of Alexandria (297), Shadia (1931), Ahmad al-Tayyeb (1946), and Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria (1902). After him are Mustafa Ben Halim (1921), André Aciman (1951), Olympiodorus of Thebes (301), Ahmed Aboul Gheit (1942), Sameera Moussa (1917), and Moshé Mizrahi (1931).


Among astronomers born in Egypt, Timocharis ranks 3Before him are Ptolemy (100) and Sosigenes of Alexandria (-80).