5th Dalai Lama

1617 - 1682

5th Dalai Lama

Ngawang Lobsang Gyatso (Tibetan: ངག་དབང་བློ་བཟང་རྒྱ་མཚོ་, Wylie: Ngag-dbang blo-bzang rgya-mtsho; Tibetan pronunciation: [ŋɑ̀wɑ̀ŋ lɔ́psɑ̀ŋ cɑ̀t͡só]; 1617–1682) was the 5th Dalai Lama and the first Dalai Lama to wield effective temporal and spiritual power over all Tibet. He is often referred to simply as the Great Fifth, being a key religious and temporal leader of Tibetan Buddhism and Tibet. Gyatso is credited with unifying all Tibet after a Mongol military intervention which ended a protracted era of civil wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 5th Dalai Lama has received more than 284,587 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,490th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, 5th Dalai Lama ranks 2,473 out of 14,801Before him are Boris Johnson, Rafic Hariri, Choe Yong-gon, Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias, Konstantin Päts, and Herodes Atticus. After him are Nogai Khan, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, Julius Nyerere, Rudolf I of Bohemia, and Toghrul.

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Among people born in 1617, 5th Dalai Lama ranks 2Before him is Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. After him are Gerard ter Borch, Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine, Emanuel de Witte, Leopoldo de' Medici, Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Magdalene Sibylle of Saxony, Elias Ashmole, Yun Hyu, John Michael Wright, and Ralph Cudworth. Among people deceased in 1682, 5th Dalai Lama ranks 6Before him are Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Evliya Çelebi, Claude Lorrain, Feodor III of Russia, and Jacob van Ruisdael. After him are Johann Joachim Becher, Jacob Kettler, Alessandro Stradella, Avvakum, Baldassare Longhena, and Jean Picard.

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Among people born in China, 5th Dalai Lama ranks 197 out of 921Before him are Emperor Suzong of Tang (711), Emperor Shenzong of Song (1048), Zhang Liang (-290), Taishi Ci (166), Faxian (340), and Emperor Taizong of Song (939). After him are Emperor Ming of Han (28), Lü Meng (178), Tao Yuanming (365), Wang Yangming (1472), Cao Ren (168), and Tsung-Dao Lee (1926).


Among politicians born in China, 5th Dalai Lama ranks 121Before him are Peng Dehuai (1898), Emperor Suzong of Tang (711), Emperor Shenzong of Song (1048), Zhang Liang (-290), Taishi Ci (166), and Emperor Taizong of Song (939). After him are Emperor Ming of Han (28), Emperor Ling of Han (156), Emperor Gaozong of Song (1107), Xun Yu (163), Zhang Zuolin (1875), and 3rd Dalai Lama (1543).

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