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Bahubali (English: One With Strong Arms), a correction Jains, was the son of Rishabhanatha (the first tirthankara of Jainism) and the younger brother of Bharata Chakravartin. He is said to have meditated motionless for a year in a standing posture (kayotsarga) and that during this time, climbing plants grew around his legs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bahubali has received more than 4,582,022 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Bahubali is the 9,426th most popular politician (up from 10,064th in 2019), the 300th most popular biography from India (up from 314th in 2019) and the 101st most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Bahubali ranks 9,426 out of 15,710Before him are Marcus Antonius Antyllus, Aulus Caecina Alienus, Robert Guéï, Charles D. B. King, Beketaten, and Tribuno Memmo. After him are Vladimir Bakarić, Alexander Mackenzie, Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro, Viacheslav Chornovil, Phraates I, and Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots.

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Among people born in India, Bahubali ranks 300 out of 1,227Before him are Jacques Lauriston (1768), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Harilal Gandhi (1888), Sarada Devi (1853), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), and Vallabha (1479). After him are Hemachandra (1089), Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), Rajesh Khanna (1942), Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay (1887), and Rahul Sankrityayan (1893).


Among politicians born in India, Bahubali ranks 101Before him are Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), M. Visvesvaraya (1861), Rani Padmini (null), Jacques Lauriston (1768), and Harilal Gandhi (1888). After him are Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay (1887), Dara Shukoh (1615), Iskander Mirza (1899), Zail Singh (1916), and Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861).