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Tansen (c. 1500 – 1586), also referred to as Tan Sen or Ramtanu, was a prominent figure of Hindustani classical music. Born in a Hindu family, he learned and perfected his art in the northwest region of modern Madhya Pradesh. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tansen has received more than 1,056,755 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 404th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Tansen ranks 404 out of 2,258Before him are Ry Cooder, Manitas de Plata, Varg Vikernes, Pat Metheny, Johann Friedrich Fasch, and Jack Bruce. After him are Tico Torres, Johnny Clegg, Sérgio Mendes, Sia, Mischa Maisky, and Joe Strummer.

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Among people born in 1493, Tansen ranks 8Before him are Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Maximilian Sforza, William IV, Duke of Bavaria, Anne de Montmorency, Sten Sture the Younger, and Olaus Petri. After him are Yamamoto Kansuke, Nicolaus Olahus, and Justus Jonas. Among people deceased in 1493, Tansen ranks 4Before him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Topa Inca Yupanqui, and Martín Alonso Pinzón. After him is Eleanor of Naples, Duchess of Ferrara.

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In India

Among people born in India, Tansen ranks 181 out of 848Before him are Madhvacharya (1199), Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551), Lala Lajpat Rai (1865), Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556), and Morarji Desai (1896). After him are Dharmendra (1935), Birbal (1528), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Rajaraja I (947), Henry McMahon (1862), and Anna Hazare (1937).

Among MUSICIANS In India

Among musicians born in India, Tansen ranks 6Before him are Pete Best (1941), Amir Khusrow (1253), Ravi Shankar (1920), Cliff Richard (1940), and Ram Narayan (1927). After him are Bismillah Khan (1916), Hariprasad Chaurasia (1938), Ilaiyaraaja (1943), Mehdi Hassan (1927), A. R. Rahman (1966), and Amjad Ali Khan (1945).

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