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Ravidas or Raidas (1267–1335) was an Indian mystic poet-saint of the Bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century CE. Venerated as a guru (spiritual teacher) in the modern regions of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, and Haryana, he was a poet, social reformer and spiritual figure. The life details of Ravidas are uncertain and contested. Some scholars believe he was born in 1433 CE. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ravidas has received more than 1,734,419 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ravidas is the 472nd most popular philosopher (down from 444th in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from India (down from 135th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Over the past year Ravidas has had the most page views in the with 291,788 views, followed by Hindi (250,383), and Marathi (21,333). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (170.68%), Bhojpuri (106.17%), and Eastern Punjabi (73.40%)


Among philosophers, Ravidas ranks 472 out of 1,267Before him are Vincent of Beauvais, George Pachymeres, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, Jean-Luc Nancy, Hans Reichenbach, and Hasdai Crescas. After him are P. D. Ouspensky, Ernst Troeltsch, Valentinus, Aristo of Chios, Jyotirao Phule, and Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri.

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Among people born in 1450, Ravidas ranks 15Before him are Diogo Dias, Martin Schongauer, Francisco de Almeida, Marko Marulić, Gerard David, and Veit Stoss. After him are Zagan Pasha, Heinrich Isaac, Gedik Ahmed Pasha, Juan de Flandes, Francesco Francia, and Ibrahim Lodi. Among people deceased in 1520, Ravidas ranks 9Before him are Pedro Álvares Cabral, Moctezuma II, Martin Waldseemüller, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Kunigunde of Austria, and Cuitláhuac. After him are Sten Sture the Younger, Agostino Chigi, Ippolito d'Este, Idris Bitlisi, Jo Gwang-jo, and Bernardo Dovizi.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ravidas ranks 158 out of 1,861Before him are Bahadur Shah I (1643), Pranab Mukherjee (1935), V. V. Giri (1894), Pratibha Patil (1934), Engelbert Humperdinck (1936), and Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820). After him are Mangal Pandey (1827), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), Abdul Qadeer Khan (1936), Zakir Husain (1897), Jyotirao Phule (1827), and Madhvacharya (1199).


Among philosophers born in India, Ravidas ranks 20Before him are Ram Mohan Roy (1772), Ramanuja (1017), Ahmad Sirhindi (1564), Buddhaghosa (401), Abul A'la Maududi (1903), and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1883). After him are Jyotirao Phule (1827), Madhvacharya (1199), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Shantideva (685), Narayana Guru (1855), and Shah Waliullah Dehlawi (1703).