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Diogenes (Διογένης) is a Greek name. It can refer to different people:

  • Diogenes of Sinope (412-323 BC), better known as Diogenes the Cynic or simply Diogenes
  • Diogenes Apolloniates (about 460 BC), philosopher
  • Diogenes the Stoic (Diogenes of Seleucia on the Tigris) (c. 150 BC)
  • Diogenes Laertius (between 200-500 AD), historian
  • Diogenes of Oenoanda (2nd Century AD), Epicurean
  • Diogenes of Judea (about 100-76 BC), general and advisor for Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus
  • Diogenes of Babylon, Greek philosopher
  • Diogenes (duke of Syrmia), duke of Syrmia (11th century)

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