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Parashurama (Sanskrit: परशुराम, romanized: Paraśurāma, lit. 'Rama with an axe'), also referred to as Rama Jamadagnya, Rama Bhargava and Veerarama, is the sixth incarnation among the Dashavatara of the god Vishnu in Hinduism. He is believed to be one of the Chiranjeevis (long-lived ones or immortal ones), who will appear at the end of the Kali yuga to be the guru of Vishnu's tenth and last incarnation, Kalki. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Parashurama has received more than 2,796,218 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Parashurama is the 2,865th most popular politician (up from 3,054th in 2019).

Parashurama is most famous for his battle with Kartavirya Arjuna, a king of the Haihaya dynasty. Parashurama was the son of sage Jamadagni and his wife Renuka. He is believed to have lived in the 11th century BC.

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Among politicians, Parashurama ranks 2,865 out of 15,710Before him are Albrecht von Roon, Tokugawa Hidetada, Jeong Dojeon, Kuniaki Koiso, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, and Gotthard Kettler. After him are Agnes of Merania, John I of Aragon, Wilhelm Cuno, Eric IV of Denmark, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, and John George III, Elector of Saxony.

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