WRITER

Meera

1498 - 1546

Meera

Mirabai मीराबाई, (1502–1556) was a 16th-century Hindu mystic poet and devotee of Lord Krishna. She is a celebrated Bhakti saint, particularly in the North Indian Hindu tradition.Mirabai was born into a Rajput royal family in Kudki, Pali district, Rajasthan, India then spent her childhood in Merta, Rajasthan. She is mentioned in Bhaktamal, confirming that she was widely known and a cherished figure in the Bhakti movement culture by about 1600 CE. Most legends about Meera mention her fearless disregard for social and family conventions, her devotion to [[Lord Krishna]], her treating Lord Krishna as her husband and being persecuted by her in-laws for her religious devotion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meera has received more than 2,009,750 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 454th most popular writer.

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  • 66.33

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Meera ranks 451 out of 4,883Before her are France Prešeren, Maurice Leblanc, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Saint-John Perse, Ágota Kristóf, and Louise de La Vallière. After her are Kurt Vonnegut, Joseph Brodsky, Paul Éluard, Attar of Nishapur, Octavio Paz, and Athenaeus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1498, Meera ranks 3Before her are Eleanor of Austria and Katharina von Bora. After her are Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, Maarten van Heemskerck, Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal, Andrés de Urdaneta, Giulio Clovio, Sophie of Pomerania, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Hieronymus Bock, and Andreas Osiander. Among people deceased in 1546, Meera ranks 5Before her are Martin Luther, Hayreddin Barbarossa, Francisco de Orellana, and Giulio Romano. After her are Francisco de Vitoria, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Étienne Dolet, Isabella di Morra, and Petru Rareș.

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In India

Among people born in India, Meera ranks 45 out of 848Before her are Sariputta (-568), Bhāskara II (1114), Mahākāśyapa (-550), Tulsidas (1532), Zubin Mehta (1936), and Salman Khan (1965). After her are Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Augustus De Morgan (1806), Mumtaz Mahal (1593), and Tipu Sultan (1750).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Meera ranks 7Before her are George Orwell (1903), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Valmiki (-80), and Tulsidas (1532). After her are William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), Salman Rushdie (1947), Tukaram (1608), and Vātsyāyana (300).

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