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6th Dalai Lama

1683 - 1706

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Tsangyang Gyatso (Tibetan: ཚངས་དབྱངས་རྒྱ་མཚོ, Wylie: tshangs-dbyangs rgya-mtsho, ZYPY: Cangyang Gyamco; born 1 March 1683, died after 1706) was the 6th Dalai Lama. He was an unconventional Dalai Lama that preferred a libertine lifestyle to that of an ordained monk. His regent was killed before he was kidnapped by Lha-bzang Khan of the Khoshut Khanate and disappeared. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 6th Dalai Lama has received more than 413,340 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). 6th Dalai Lama is the 1,033rd most popular religious figure (down from 663rd in 2019). (up from 201st in 2019)

The 6th Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso, is most famous for his poems and songs.

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  • 4.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, 6th Dalai Lama ranks 1,033 out of 2,238Before him are Yves Congar, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Rupert of Salzburg, Nicholas of Tolentino, Ahmad al-Badawi, and Maria Celeste. After him are Annie Chapman, Antipope Philip, Antipope Gregory VI, Ikkyū, Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow, and Urraca of Zamora.

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Among people born in 1683, 6th Dalai Lama ranks 8Before him are Jean-Philippe Rameau, George II of Great Britain, Caroline of Ansbach, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Maria Anna of Austria, and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta. After him are John Theophilus Desaguliers, Christoph Graupner, Gottfried Silbermann, Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Johann David Heinichen, and Burkhard Christoph von Münnich. Among people deceased in 1706, 6th Dalai Lama ranks 4Before him are Johann Pachelbel, Pierre Bayle, and Peter II of Portugal. After him are Andreas Werckmeister, Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Arsenije III Čarnojević, Ferdinand de Marsin, Rahman Baba, John Evelyn, Fyodor Alexeyevich Golovin, and Georg Joseph Kamel.

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