PHILOSOPHER

Hemachandra

1089 - 1172

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Acharya Hemachandra was an Indian Jain scholar, poet, mathematician and polymath who wrote on grammar, philosophy, prosody, mathematics and contemporary history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hemachandra has received more than 297,481 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hemachandra is the 847th most popular philosopher (up from 852nd in 2019), the 301st most popular biography from India (down from 293rd in 2019) and the 37th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Hemachandra ranks 847 out of 1,089Before him are Dietrich von Hildebrand, Pierre Nicole, Philipp Mainländer, Matthias Bel, Vallabha, and Emer de Vattel. After him are Arai Hakuseki, Kumārila Bhaṭṭa, Carl Dahlhaus, George of Trebizond, Liu Yuxi, and Albinus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1089, Hemachandra ranks 3Before him are Abraham ibn Ezra and Mahsati.  Among people deceased in 1172, Hemachandra ranks 3Before him are Stephen III of Hungary and Vitale II Michiel.

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In India

Among people born in India, Hemachandra ranks 301 out of 1,227Before him are Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Harilal Gandhi (1888), Sarada Devi (1853), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Vallabha (1479), and Bahubali (null). After him are Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), Rajesh Khanna (1942), Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay (1887), Rahul Sankrityayan (1893), and Swaminarayan (1781).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In India

Among philosophers born in India, Hemachandra ranks 37Before him are Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897), Rishabhanatha (null), Shah Waliullah Dehlawi (1703), Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (1921), Sarada Devi (1853), and Vallabha (1479). After him are Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), Debendranath Tagore (1817), Jaimini (-390), Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888), Ramananda (1400), and Derek Prince (1915).