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Nāgārjuna (c. 150 – c. 250 CE), (Tibetan: mGon-po kLu-grub) is widely considered one of the most important Buddhist philosophers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nagarjuna has received more than 1,038,561 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 96th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Nagarjuna ranks 94 out of 1,005Before him are Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, John of Damascus, Friedrich Fröbel, Carl von Clausewitz, Isidore of Seville, and Johann Gottfried Herder. After him are Roland Barthes, Zhuang Zhou, Jacques Derrida, Athanasius of Alexandria, Ibn Arabi, and Tommaso Campanella.

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Among people born in 150, Nagarjuna ranks 1After him are Clement of Alexandria, Shapur I, Pope Zephyrinus, Clodius Albinus, Dian Wei, Aristides of Athens, Vologases IV, Gogukcheon of Goguryeo, Zhang Zhongjing, Gaius Fulvius Plautianus, and Terentianus. Among people deceased in 250, Nagarjuna ranks 1After him are Pope Fabian, Denis, Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha, Cai Yan, Herodian, Philostratus, Aryadeva, Licinianus, and Censorinus.

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In India

Among people born in India, Nagarjuna ranks 15 out of 848Before him are Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Indira Gandhi (1917), Vivien Leigh (1913), and Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887). After him are Shivaji (1627), Ānanda (-600), Sathya Sai Baba (1926), Rama (null), Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895), and Chanakya (-375).


Among philosophers born in India, Nagarjuna ranks 2Before him are Gautama Buddha (-566). After him are Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895), Chanakya (-375), Kabir (1440), 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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