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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 866,635 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Charaka is the 177th most popular physician (up from 201st in 2019).

Memorability Metrics

  • 870k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Charaka ranks 177 out of 502Before him are Kitasato Shibasaburō, Erasistratus, Hans Rosling, Andrew Schally, Thomas Willis, and Patch Adams. After him are Aretaeus of Cappadocia, Albert of Riga, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Werner Haase, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, and Ernst-Günther Schenck.

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Among people born in 50, Charaka ranks 10Before him are Zacchaeus, Apollodorus of Damascus, Simon bar Kokhba, Salome, Simon Magus, and Rabbi Akiva. After him are Osroes I, Gaius Calpurnius Piso, Saint Petronilla, Pacorus II, Yohanan ben Zakkai, and Vologases II of Parthia.

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