Gajah Mada

1290 - 1364

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Gajah Mada (c. 1290 – c. 1364) was, according to Javanese old manuscripts, poems and mythology, a powerful military leader and Mahapatih or (equal to) Prime Minister of the Indonesian Hindu empire of Majapahit, credited with bringing the empire to its peak of glory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gajah Mada has received more than 305,364 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gajah Mada is the 4,423rd most popular politician (up from 4,605th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Indonesia and the 8th most popular Indonesian Politician.

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Among politicians, Gajah Mada ranks 4,423 out of 15,710. Before him are Chadli Bendjedid, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, Shiban, Imi Lichtenfeld, and Emperor Ai of Han. After him are Ivaylo of Bulgaria, Janez Janša, Ahilyabai Holkar, Pedro Pires, Mao Anying, and Fruela II of Asturias.

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Among people born in 1290, Gajah Mada ranks 7Before him are Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France, Andrea Pisano, Leopold I, Duke of Austria, Rustichello da Pisa, and Taddeo Gaddi. After him are Muhammad bin Tughluq, John Parricida, Bernardo Daddi, Barlaam of Seminara, Beatrice of Silesia, and Jacob van Artevelde. Among people deceased in 1364, Gajah Mada ranks 3Before him are John II of France and Valdemar III of Denmark. After him are Charles, Duke of Brittany, Edward Balliol, Agnes of Austria, Emperor Kōgon, Robert, Prince of Taranto, Elisenda of Montcada, Nicholas Alexander of Wallachia, and Longchenpa.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Gajah Mada ranks 10 out of 93. Before him are Anthony Fokker (1890), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), B. J. Habibie (1936), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949). After him are Mohammad Hatta (1902), Jan Toorop (1858), Enrique of Malacca (1495), Laura Gemser (1950), Kartini (1879), and Diponegoro (1785).

Among POLITICIANS In Indonesia

Among politicians born in Indonesia, Gajah Mada ranks 8Before him are Suharto (1921), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), B. J. Habibie (1936), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949). After him are Mohammad Hatta (1902), Diponegoro (1785), Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), Jusuf Kalla (1942), Adam Malik (1917), and Tan Malaka (1897).