PHILOSOPHER

Daisaku Ikeda

1928 - Today

Daisaku Ikeda

Daisaku Ikeda (池田 大作, Ikeda Daisaku, born 2 January 1928) is a Japanese Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and nuclear disarmament advocate. He has served as the third president and then honorary president of the Soka Gakkai, the largest of Japan's new religious movements. Ikeda is the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), the world's largest Buddhist lay organization, which declares approximately 12 million practitioners in 192 countries and territories, of whom more than 1.5 million reside outside of Japan as of 2012.Ikeda was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1928, to a family of seaweed farmers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daisaku Ikeda has received more than 428,292 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 671st most popular philosopher.

Memorability Metrics

  • 430k

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  • 54.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Daisaku Ikeda ranks 669 out of 1,005Before him are Jean Ziegler, Étienne Balibar, Jean-Marie Guyau, Franz Xaver von Baader, Aristo of Chios, and Antony Flew. After him are Jan Mukařovský, Georges Politzer, Johannes Sturm, Calcidius, Joseph Albo, and Abhinavagupta.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Daisaku Ikeda ranks 146Before him are Pavel Kohout, Djivan Gasparyan, Nicolas Hayek, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Yoshiro Nakamatsu, and William Peter Blatty. After him are Eddie Fisher, Luciano De Crescenzo, Ida Haendel, Gerald Bull, Leyla Gencer, and Gordie Howe.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Daisaku Ikeda ranks 547 out of 3,113Before him are Seiichi Itō (1890), Shō Tai (1843), Yoshiro Nakamatsu (1928), Akira Matsunaga (1914), Kiyoo Kanda (null), and Yoshio Nishina (1890). After him are Yoshio Fujiwara (null), Ankō Itosu (1831), Ogata Kōrin (1658), Hidetoshi Nakata (1977), Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), and Fusajiro Yamauchi (1859).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Japan

Among philosophers born in Japan, Daisaku Ikeda ranks 3Before him are Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835) and Masanobu Fukuoka (1913). After him are Kitaro Nishida (1870), Hakuin Ekaku (1686), Motoori Norinaga (1730), Arai Hakuseki (1657), and Ogyū Sorai (1666).

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