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 437,329 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Gautama Maharishi is the 800th most popular philosopher (down from 772nd in 2019).

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Among philosophers, Gautama Maharishi ranks 800 out of 1,089Before him are Herman of Carinthia, Pyotr Lavrov, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann, Stephen Toulmin, and Franciscus Gomarus. After him are Marco Antonio de Dominis, Karel Kosík, Michael Baius, John Argyropoulos, Michael Dummett, and Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar.

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Among people born in 2000 BC, Gautama Maharishi ranks 7Before him are Zoroaster, Senusret I, Sumu-abum, Vishvamitra, Vasishtha, and Bharadwaja. After him are Gungunum, Erishum I, Atri, Ilu-shuma, Iddin-Dagan, and Ur-Ninurta. Among people deceased in 2000 BC, Gautama Maharishi ranks 6Before him are Zoroaster, Vishvamitra, Vasishtha, Mang of Xia, and Bharadwaja. After him are Xie of Xia, Bu Jiang, Gungunum, Jiong of Xia, Atri, and Ilu-shuma.

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