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Charaka was one of the principal contributors to Ayurveda, a system of medicine and lifestyle developed in Ancient India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charaka has received more than 796,440 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Charaka is the 201st most popular physician (up from 231st in 2019).

Memorability Metrics

  • 800k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Charaka ranks 201 out of 509Before him are Severo Ochoa, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Philipp Franz von Siebold, Regnier de Graaf, Patch Adams, and Anthony Fauci. After him are Bernardino Ramazzini, Jack Kevorkian, George Whipple, Dickinson W. Richards, David H. Hubel, and Karl Adolph von Basedow.

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Among people born in 50, Charaka ranks 11Before him are Simon bar Kokhba, Zacchaeus, Salome, Simon Magus, Rabbi Akiva, and Osroes I. After him are Gaius Calpurnius Piso, Yohanan ben Zakkai, Domitilla the Elder, Vologases II of Parthia, Tiberius Claudius Narcissus, and Archippus.

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