Thích Nhất Hạnh

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Thích Nhất Hạnh

Thích Nhất Hạnh (; Vietnamese: [tʰǐk̟ ɲə̌t hâjŋ̟ˀ] (listen); born as Nguyễn Xuân Bảo on October 11, 1926) is a Vietnamese Thiền Buddhist monk and peace activist, founder of the Plum Village Tradition. Thích Nhất Hạnh spent most of his later life residing in the Plum Village Monastery in southwest France, travelling internationally to give retreats and talks. He coined the term "Engaged Buddhism" in his book Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thích Nhất Hạnh has received more than 1,370,275 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 570th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Thích Nhất Hạnh ranks 572 out of 2,001Before him are Pope Eugene I, Abbas ibn Ali, Penitent thief, Paulo Miki, Muhammad al-Jawad, and John of God. After him are Clotilde, Julia of Corsica, John of Capistrano, Zaynab bint Ali, Holofernes, and Hans Küng.

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Among people born in 1926, Thích Nhất Hạnh ranks 37Before him are Necmettin Erbakan, Louise Hay, George Martin, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Harper Lee, and Clifford Geertz. After him are Leopoldo Galtieri, Neal Cassady, David Attenborough, Irwin Rose, Margot Frank, and Valdas Adamkus.

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In Vietnam

Among people born in Vietnam, Thích Nhất Hạnh ranks 9 out of 86Before him are Ngo Dinh Diem (1901), Marguerite Duras (1914), Amanda Lear (1939), Thích Quảng Đức (1897), Bảo Đại (1913), and Lê Đức Thọ (1911). After him are Lady Sun (192), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), Ieng Sary (1925), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Kaysone Phomvihane (1920), and Lê Duẩn (1907).