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Darma Udumtsen (Tibetan: དར་མ་འུ་དུམ་བཙན, Wylie: dar ma 'u dum btsan), better known by his nickname Langdarma (Tibetan: གླང་དར་མ།, Wylie: glang dar ma, THL: Lang Darma, lit. "Mature Bull" or "Dharma the Bull") was most likely the last Tibetan Emperor who most likely reigned from 838 to 841 CE. Early sources call him Tri Darma "King Dharma". His domain extended beyond Tibet to include Dunhuang and neighbouring Chinese regions.By tradition Langdarma is held to have been anti-Buddhist and a follower of Bon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Langdarma has received more than 102,272 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Langdarma is the 5,627th most popular politician (down from 4,918th in 2019), the 426th most popular biography from China (down from 382nd in 2019) and the 257th most popular Chinese Politician.

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Among politicians, Langdarma ranks 5,627 out of 15,577Before him are Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad, Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria, Alben W. Barkley, George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Toqta, and Demchugdongrub. After him are Hwang Kyo-ahn, Abraham Kuyper, Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Mahmud Hotak, and Double Falcon.

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Among people born in 803, Langdarma ranks 2Before him is Du Mu.  Among people deceased in 842, Langdarma ranks 5Before him are Theophilos, Al-Mu'tasim, Alfonso II of Asturias, and Emperor Saga. After him is Liu Yuxi.

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In China

Among people born in China, Langdarma ranks 426 out of 1,392Before him are Ma Dai (183), Emperor Chong of Han (143), Edmond H. Fischer (1920), Zhou Tai (163), Yang Kaihui (1901), and Demchugdongrub (1902). After him are Gampopa (1079), Xu Da (1332), Cangjie (-2650), Wei Qing (-150), Chen Sheng (-250), and Li Qingzhao (1084).


Among politicians born in China, Langdarma ranks 257Before him are Zhang Lu (101), Wang Qishan (1948), Emperor Houshao of Han (null), Emperor Chong of Han (143), Yang Kaihui (1901), and Demchugdongrub (1902). After him are Cangjie (-2650), Zhang Chunqiao (1917), Cao Zhang (190), Wang Zhengjun (-71), Emperor Taiwu of Northern Wei (408), and Sheng Shicai (1895).