14th Dalai Lama

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14th Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso; born Lhamo Dhondup, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism, which was formally headed by the Ganden Tripas. From the time of the 5th Dalai Lama to 1959, the central government of Tibet, the Ganden Phodrang, invested the position of Dalai Lama with temporal duties.The 14th Dalai Lama was born in Taktser, Tibet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 14th Dalai Lama has received more than 6,492,671 page views. His biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 36th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, 14th Dalai Lama ranks 38 out of 2,001Before him are Pope John XXIII, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul I, Pope Pius XII, and Jonah. After him are Ignatius of Loyola, Bartholomew the Apostle, Husayn ibn Ali, Ruhollah Khomeini, Isaac, and Pope Alexander VI.

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Among people born in 1935, 14th Dalai Lama ranks 3Before him are Elvis Presley and Alain Delon. After him are Luciano Pavarotti, Woody Allen, Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, Julie Andrews, and Arvo Pärt.

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Among people born in China, 14th Dalai Lama ranks 9 out of 921Before him are Qin Shi Huang (-258), Huang Xianfan (1899), Laozi (-604), Chiang Kai-shek (1887), Sun Tzu (-543), and Zheng He (1387). After him are Deng Xiaoping (1904), Jackie Chan (1954), Sun Yat-sen (1866), Kublai Khan (1215), Sima Qian (-145), and Cao Cao (155).


Among religious figures born in China, 14th Dalai Lama ranks 1After him are 13th Dalai Lama (1876), Je Tsongkhapa (1357), 6th Dalai Lama (1683), 11th Dalai Lama (1838), Yijing (635), Bao Xishun (1951), Rabban Bar Sauma (1220), Joseph Zen (1932), Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei (1901), Paul Shan Kuo-hsi (1924), and He Pingping (1988).

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