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Sariputta

568 BC - 484 BC

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Śāriputra (Sanskrit: शारिपुत्र; Tibetan: ཤཱ་རིའི་བུ་, Pali: Sāriputta, lit. "the son of Śāri", born Upatiṣya, Pali: Upatissa) was one of the top disciples of the Buddha. He is considered the first of the Buddha's two chief male disciples, together with Maudgalyāyana (Pali: Moggallāna). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sariputta has received more than 210,881 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Sariputta is the 786th most popular politician (up from 1,241st in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from India (up from 41st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Indian Politician.

Sariputta is most famous for being the first disciple to attain enlightenment.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Sariputta ranks 786 out of 19,576Before him are Gyula Andrássy, Islam Karimov, Viktor Yushchenko, Philip the Arab, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, and Amr ibn Hishām. After him are Vladislaus II of Hungary, Zewditu, William III of the Netherlands, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, İsmet İnönü, and Enrico Dandolo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 568 BC, Sariputta ranks 1After him is Maudgalyayana. Among people deceased in 484 BC, Sariputta ranks 1After him is Maudgalyayana.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sariputta ranks 27 out of 1,861Before him are Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Swami Vivekananda (1863), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), Valmiki (-80), Kālidāsa (400), and Aryabhata (476). After him are Salman Rushdie (1947), Jahangir (1569), Adi Shankara (788), Aishwarya Rai (1973), Aurangzeb (1618), and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888).

Among POLITICIANS In India

Among politicians born in India, Sariputta ranks 10Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Shivaji (1627), Indira Gandhi (1917), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), and Subhas Chandra Bose (1897). After him are Jahangir (1569), Aurangzeb (1618), Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Alauddin Khalji (1266), and Tipu Sultan (1750).