Zou Yan

305 BC - 240 BC

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Zou Yan (; 305 BC – 240 BC) was a Chinese philosopher and spiritual writer of Warring States-era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zou Yan has received more than 109,250 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Zou Yan is the 572nd most popular philosopher (down from 512th in 2019).

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  • 110k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among philosophers, Zou Yan ranks 572 out of 1,267Before her are Alan Watts, Bernardino Telesio, Zaleucus, Arthur Danto, Usman dan Fodio, and Gersonides. After her are Andreas Karlstadt, Peter the Iberian, Charles W. Morris, Cesare Ripa, Johann Bernhard Basedow, and Ludwig Büchner.

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Among people born in 305 BC, Zou Yan ranks 2Before her is Arsinoe I. After her is Abdalonymus. Among people deceased in 240 BC, Zou Yan ranks 5Before her are Euclid, Callimachus, Arcesilaus, and Aratus. After her is Posidippus.

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