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Rama (; Sanskrit: राम, romanized: Rāma; Sanskrit: [ˈraːmɐ] ) 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 was born to Kaushalya and Dasharatha in Ayodhya, the capital of the Kingdom of Kosala. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rama has received more than 10,506,864 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Rama is the 79th most popular politician (up from 1,081st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from India (up from 29th in 2019) and the 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 79 out of 15,577Before him are Frederick the Great, Darius the Great, Murad III, Ivan the Terrible, Richard I of England, and Napoleon III. After him are Joe Biden, Ashoka, Hirohito, Selim I, Trajan, and Nicolae Ceaușescu.

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Among people born in India, Rama ranks 2 out of 1,493Before him are Mahatma Gandhi (1869). After him are Ashoka (-304), George Orwell (1903), Rajneesh (1931), Narendra Modi (1950), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Amitabh Bachchan (1942), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Vivien Leigh (1913), and Ramakrishna (1836).


Among politicians born in India, Rama ranks 1After him are Ashoka (-304), Narendra Modi (1950), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Indira Gandhi (1917), Shivaji (1627), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), Aurangzeb (1618), and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888).