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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 204,129 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Sariputta is the 1,253rd most popular politician (up from 1,445th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from India (up from 44th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Indian Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Sariputta ranks 1,253 out of 15,577Before him are Mahmud of Ghazni, Ferdinand VI of Spain, Frederick IV of Denmark, Necho II, Ludwig I of Bavaria, and Muawiya II. After him are Hongxi Emperor, Amr ibn Hishām, John II Casimir Vasa, Yaśodharā, Henry Clay, and Philoctetes.

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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 42 out of 1,493Before him are Mahavira (-599), Julie Christie (1940), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Jahangir (1569), Brahmagupta (598), and Tulsidas (1532). After him are Aishwarya Rai (1973), C. V. Raman (1888), Bhāskara II (1114), Meera (1498), Amir Khusrow (1253), and Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883).


Among politicians born in India, Sariputta ranks 15Before him are Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), Aurangzeb (1618), Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), Rani of Jhansi (1828), and Jahangir (1569). After him are Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883), Harsha (590), Tipu Sultan (1750), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Ram Nath Kovind (1945), and Samudragupta (335).