1440 - 1518


Kabir Das (IAST: Kabīr) was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, whose writings influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Guru Granth Sahib. His early life was in a Muslim family, but he was strongly influenced by his teacher, the Hindu bhakti leader Ramananda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kabir has received more than 3,092,894 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 146th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Kabir ranks 145 out of 1,005Before him are Jiddu Krishnamurti, Leucippus, Clement of Alexandria, Simone Weil, Al-Tabari, and Chanakya. After him are Joseph Priestley, Wilhelm Dilthey, Adi Shankara, Jean Baudrillard, Baron d'Holbach, and Ferdinand Tönnies.

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Among people born in 1440, Kabir ranks 3Before him are Ladislaus the Posthumous and Ivan III of Russia. After him are Hugo van der Goes, Diogo Cão, Sten Sture the Elder, Hartmann Schedel, Bartolomé Bermejo, Jorge Manrique, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Antonio Vivarini, and Loyset Compère. Among people deceased in 1518, Kabir ranks 1After him are Vannozza dei Cattanei, Oruç Reis, Pierre de la Rue, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, and Loyset Compère.

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In India

Among people born in India, Kabir ranks 22 out of 848Before him are Shivaji (1627), Ānanda (-600), Sathya Sai Baba (1926), Rama (null), Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895), and Chanakya (-375). After him are Adi Shankara (788), Sita (null), Aurangzeb (1618), Jahangir (1569), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), and B. R. Ambedkar (1891).


Among philosophers born in India, Kabir ranks 5Before him are Gautama Buddha (-566), Nagarjuna (150), Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895), and Chanakya (-375). After him are Adi Shankara (788), Swami Vivekananda (1863), Ramakrishna (1836), Vyasa (-390), Ram Mohan Roy (1772), Paramahansa Yogananda (1893), and Sri Aurobindo (1872).

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