1627 - 1680


Shivaji Bhosale I (Marathi pronunciation: [ʃiʋaˑɟiˑ bʱoˑs(ə)leˑ]; c. 1627/1630 – April 3, 1680) was an Indian warrior-king and a member of the Bhonsle Maratha clan. Shivaji carved out an enclave from the declining Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur that formed the genesis of the Maratha Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shivaji has received more than 9,183,928 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 444th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Shivaji ranks 440 out of 14,801Before him are Alexander IV of Macedon, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Arcadius, Syngman Rhee, Servius Tullius, and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. After him are Mustafa III, Hatice Sultan, Robert Schuman, Valerian, Goliath, and Constantius II.

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Among people born in 1627, Shivaji ranks 2Before him is Robert Boyle. After him are Turhan Hatice Sultan, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, John Ray, Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier, Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten, Willem van Aelst, Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau, Landgravine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and Georg Eberhard Rumphius. Among people deceased in 1680, Shivaji ranks 2Before him is Gian Lorenzo Bernini. After him are François de La Rochefoucauld, Athanasius Kircher, Nicolas Fouquet, Raimondo Montecuccoli, Emperor Go-Mizunoo, La Voisin, Willem Claesz. Heda, Jan Swammerdam, Samuel Butler, and Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine.

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In India

Among people born in India, Shivaji ranks 16 out of 848Before him are Rudyard Kipling (1865), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Indira Gandhi (1917), Vivien Leigh (1913), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), and Nagarjuna (150). After him are Ānanda (-600), Sathya Sai Baba (1926), Rama (null), Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895), Chanakya (-375), and Kabir (1440).


Among politicians born in India, Shivaji ranks 5Before him are Ashoka (-304), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), and Indira Gandhi (1917). After him are Rama (null), Aurangzeb (1618), Jahangir (1569), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), and Alauddin Khalji (1266).

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