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Rama (; IAST: Rāma, pronounced [ˈraːmɐ] (listen); Sanskrit: राम), Ram, Raman or Ramar, also known as Ramachandra (; IAST: Rāmacandra, Sanskrit: रामचन्द्र), is a major deity in Hinduism. He is the seventh and one of the most popular avatars of Vishnu. In Rama-centric traditions of Hinduism, he is considered the Supreme Being.Rama is said to have been born to Kaushalya and Dasharatha in Ayodhya, the ruler of the Kingdom of Kosala. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rama has received more than 6,998,652 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Rama is the 1,082nd most popular politician (down from 562nd in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from India (down from 19th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Indian Politician.

Rama is most famous for being the seventh avatar of Vishnu, and is the hero of the Hindu epic Ramayana.

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Among politicians, Rama ranks 1,082 out of 15,710Before him are Isaac II Angelos, Robert I of France, Empress Gi, Pierre Laval, Chongzhen Emperor, and James A. Garfield. After him are Christian III of Denmark, Faisal I of Iraq, Psamtik I, Ptolemy III Euergetes, Polycrates, and Ferdinand VI of Spain.

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Among people born in India, Rama ranks 29 out of 1,227Before him are Kabir (1440), Aurangzeb (1618), Brahmagupta (598), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), and B. R. Ambedkar (1891). After him are Alauddin Khalji (1266), C. V. Raman (1888), Salman Khan (1965), Mahavira (-599), Aishwarya Rai (1973), and Jahangir (1569).


Among politicians born in India, Rama ranks 11Before him are Shivaji (1627), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Aurangzeb (1618), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), and B. R. Ambedkar (1891). After him are Alauddin Khalji (1266), Jahangir (1569), Sariputta (-568), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Tipu Sultan (1750), and Narendra Modi (1950).