Gautama Maharishi

2000 BC - 2000 BC

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Gautama Maharishi (Sanskrit: महर्षिः गौतम, IAST: Maharṣiḥ Gautama), was a sage in Hinduism, who is also mentioned in Jainism and Buddhism. Gautama is prominently mentioned in the Ramayana and is known for cursing his wife Ahalya, after she had relationship with Indra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gautama Maharishi has received more than 463,547 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Gautama Maharishi is the 647th most popular philosopher (up from 800th in 2019).

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Among philosophers, Gautama Maharishi ranks 647 out of 1,081Before him are Gilbert Ryle, Cebes, Friedrich Albert Lange, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Hippo, and Johan Vilhelm Snellman. After him are Johannes Bugenhagen, Peter the Iberian, Pierre Hadot, Johannes Oecolampadius, Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi, and Zoilus.

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Among people born in 2000 BC, Gautama Maharishi ranks 6Before him are Zoroaster, Senusret I, Vishvamitra, Sumu-abum, and Vasishtha. After him are Bharadwaja, Erishum I, Ilu-shuma, Atri, Ur-Ninurta, and Gungunum. Among people deceased in 2000 BC, Gautama Maharishi ranks 5Before him are Zoroaster, Hagar, Vishvamitra, and Vasishtha. After him are Bharadwaja, Xie of Xia, Mang of Xia, Ilu-shuma, Atri, Bu Jiang, and Jiong of Xia.

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