1471 - 1529

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Krishnadevaraya was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire, who reigned from 1509 to 1529. He was the third ruler of the Tuluva dynasty. He ruled the largest empire in India after the decline of the Delhi Sultanate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krishnadevaraya has received more than 2,789,513 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Krishnadevaraya is the 7,945th most popular politician (down from 6,710th in 2019), the 232nd most popular biography from India (down from 188th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Krishnadevaraya ranks 7,945 out of 15,710Before him are Peter the Patrician, René Duguay-Trouin, Ngô Đình Nhu, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Ibrahim Muteferrika, and Viacheslav I of Kiev. After him are Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Eurycratides, Naropa, Constantine II of Scotland, Margaret of Navarre, and Dorieus.

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Among people born in 1471, Krishnadevaraya ranks 5Before him are Albrecht Dürer, Frederick I of Denmark, George, Duke of Saxony, and Elisabetta Gonzaga.  Among people deceased in 1529, Krishnadevaraya ranks 6Before him are Baldassare Castiglione, La Malinche, Wang Yangming, Andrea Sansovino, and Juan del Encina. After him are Jan Provoost and Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón.

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In India

Among people born in India, Krishnadevaraya ranks 232 out of 1,227Before him are Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897), Mohammed Rafi (1924), Anna Hazare (1937), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), Rishabhanatha (null), and Shah Waliullah Dehlawi (1703). After him are Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913), Lindsay Anderson (1923), Mir Taqi Mir (1723), Rajaraja I (947), Parshvanatha (-872), and C. Rajagopalachari (1878).


Among politicians born in India, Krishnadevaraya ranks 72Before him are Lala Lajpat Rai (1865), Charan Singh (1902), K. Kamaraj (1903), Feroze Gandhi (1912), Rajaram I (1670), and Dhyan Chand (1905). After him are Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913), Rajaraja I (947), Hyder Ali (1720), Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556), and Jahandar Shah (1661).