7th Dalai Lama

1708 - 1757

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Kelzang Gyatso (Wylie: bskal bzang rgya mtsho; 1708–1757), also spelled Kalzang Gyatso, Kelsang Gyatso and Kezang Gyatso, was the 7th Dalai Lama of Tibet, recognized as the true incarnation of the 6th Dalai Lama, and enthroned after a pretender was deposed. The Seventh Dalai Lama was a great scholar, a prolific writer and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 7th Dalai Lama has received more than 201,869 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. 7th Dalai Lama is the 4,991st most popular politician (down from 4,968th in 2019), the 384th most popular biography from China (down from 380th in 2019) and the 229th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, 7th Dalai Lama ranks 4,991 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Keitai, Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke, Marie Anne de Mailly, Perdiccas II of Macedon, Fu Hao, and Otto II, Duke of Bavaria. After him are 10th Dalai Lama, Philippe Buonarroti, Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse, Miloš Jakeš, and Stanisław Żółkiewski.

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Among people born in 1708, 7th Dalai Lama ranks 4Before him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, and Albrecht von Haller. After him are Pompeo Batoni, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, Antiochus Kantemir, Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, Johann Adolf Scheibe, and Olof von Dalin. Among people deceased in 1757, 7th Dalai Lama ranks 10Before him are René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Johann Stamitz, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Rosalba Carriera, and Robert-François Damiens. After him are David Hartley, Siraj ud-Daulah, Edward Vernon, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Princess Caroline of Great Britain, and Maximilian Ulysses Browne.

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In China

Among people born in China, 7th Dalai Lama ranks 384 out of 1,186Before him are Xu Guangqi (1562), Shaohao (null), Ge Hong (284), Wei Qing (-150), Langdarma (803), and Qiu Chuji (1148). After him are 10th Dalai Lama (1816), Huiyuan (334), Gu Kaizhi (345), Emperor Jingzong of Tang (809), Ba Jin (1904), and Emperor Huai of Jin (300).


Among politicians born in China, 7th Dalai Lama ranks 229Before him are Emperor Zhi of Han (138), Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867), Wei Zheng (580), Trisong Detsen (742), Shaohao (null), and Langdarma (803). After him are 10th Dalai Lama (1816), Emperor Jingzong of Tang (809), Emperor Huai of Jin (300), Emperor Chong of Han (143), Yan Xishan (1883), and Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (810).