PHILOSOPHER

Gautama Buddha

566 BC - 452 BC

Gautama Buddha

The Buddha (also known as Siddhattha Gotama or Siddhārtha Gautama) was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who lived in ancient India (c. 5th to 4th century BCE). He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gautama Buddha has received more than 14,098,480 page views. His biography is available in 179 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular philosopher.

Memorability Metrics

  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 92.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 179

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 15.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Gautama Buddha ranks 4 out of 1,005Before him are Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates. After him are Confucius, Immanuel Kant, René Descartes, Pythagoras, Avicenna, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Niccolò Machiavelli.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 566 BC, Gautama Buddha ranks 1 Among people deceased in 452 BC, Gautama Buddha ranks 1

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In India

Among people born in India, Gautama Buddha ranks 1 out of 848After him are Mahatma Gandhi (1869), George Orwell (1903), Ashoka (-304), Rajneesh (1931), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Amitabh Bachchan (1942), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), and Indira Gandhi (1917).