320 BC - 260 BC


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 35,983 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 271st most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Timocharis ranks 272 out of 495Before him are Lewis Boss, James Challis, Gottfried Kirch, Richard Christopher Carrington, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, and Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke. After him are Tamara Smirnova, Hendrik van Gent, Cyril Jackson, Viktor Knorre, Harold Spencer Jones, and Aleksander Wolszczan.

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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.  Among people deceased in 260 BC, Timocharis ranks 18Before him are Philochorus, Euthydemus I, Quintus Caecilius Metellus, Appius Claudius Pulcher, Gaius Sulpicius Gallus, and Lucius Aemilius Papus. After him are Ariamnes of Cappadocia and Agathocles of Bactria.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Timocharis ranks 332 out of 432Before him are Al-Fa'iz bi-Nasr Allah (1149), Ali ibn Ridwan (988), Sobekemsaf I (-1650), Mohamed Atta (1968), Mohamed Hassanein Heikal (1923), and Kamal Ganzouri (1933). After him are Riccardo Freda (1909), Atef Ebeid (1932), Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), Ibrahim Mahlab (1949), Antonios Naguib (1935), and Ahmed Aboul Gheit (1942).


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

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