1st Dalai Lama

1391 - 1474

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Gendün Drubpa (Tibetan: དགེ་འདུན་གྲུབ་པ།, Wylie: dge 'dun grub pa; 1391–1474) was considered posthumously to be the 1st Dalai Lama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 1st Dalai Lama has received more than 399,142 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). 1st Dalai Lama is the 1,812th most popular politician (down from 1,787th in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from China (up from 140th in 2019) and the 88th most popular Chinese Politician.

The 1st Dalai Lama was most famous for being the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet.

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Among politicians, 1st Dalai Lama ranks 1,812 out of 15,710Before him are James IV of Scotland, Abd al-Rahman II, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Burhanuddin Rabbani, and John VI of Portugal. After him are Rodion Malinovsky, Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Henry II of Castile, Edgar the Peaceful, and Ferdinand I of Naples.

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Among people born in 1391, 1st Dalai Lama ranks 2Before him is Edward, King of Portugal. After him are Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli and Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1474, 1st Dalai Lama ranks 3Before him are Guillaume Du Fay and Henry IV of Castile. After him are Mahmud Pasha Angelović, Ali Qushji, Pietro Riario, and Nicolò Marcello.

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In China

Among people born in China, 1st Dalai Lama ranks 136 out of 1,186Before him are Temür Khan (1265), Mo Yan (1955), Liu Shan (207), Ma Chao (176), Wang Wei (699), and Yu the Great (-2123). After him are Li Keqiang (1955), Wang Zhaojun (-50), Zhang Liao (169), King Wu of Zhou (-1150), Shen Kuo (1031), and Bai Qi (-250).


Among politicians born in China, 1st Dalai Lama ranks 88Before him are Emperor Wen of Han (-202), Zhengde Emperor (1491), Temür Khan (1265), Liu Shan (207), Ma Chao (176), and Yu the Great (-2123). After him are Li Keqiang (1955), Wang Zhaojun (-50), King Wu of Zhou (-1150), Emperor Huizong of Song (1082), Hongzhi Emperor (1470), and Di Renjie (630).