WRITER

Tukaram

1608 - 1650

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Sant Tukaram Maharaj (Marathi pronunciation: [t̪ukaːɾam]), also known as Tuka, Tukobaraya, Tukoba, was a Hindu, Marathi Saint of "Varkari sampradaya" in Dehu village, Maharashtra in the 17th century. He was a bhakt of Lord Pandurang of Pandharpur. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tukaram has received more than 1,998,061 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Tukaram is the 893rd most popular writer (down from 707th in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from India (down from 85th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Indian Writer.

Tukaram was a 17th century Marathi poet and saint. He is most famous for his devotional poetry.

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  • 2.0M

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  • 62.69

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Ashṭavināyaka
Adhika annadhānya pikavā
Bhāratīya śāstrajña Ḍô. Jayanta Nāraḷīkara
Abhinava śetakī śāstra
Says Tuka
Poetry
Pike, khate, roga va upāya

Page views of Tukarams by language

Over the past year Tukaram has had the most page views in the with 247,808 views, followed by Marathi (247,545), and Hindi (58,810). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Konkani (166.67%), Armenian (99.58%), and Western Punjabi (87.86%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Tukaram ranks 893 out of 7,302Before him are Marilyn vos Savant, Cormac McCarthy, Julien Green, Silius Italicus, Kobayashi Issa, and Hans Fallada. After him are Ben Jonson, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Eugène Scribe, Daniel Goleman, Roger Zelazny, and Nikolai Ostrovsky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1608, Tukaram ranks 6Before him are Evangelista Torricelli, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, John Milton, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, and Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. After him are Ivan Vyhovsky, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, Jacob Adriaensz Backer, António Vieira, and Pieter Post. Among people deceased in 1650, Tukaram ranks 4Before him are René Descartes, Dorgon, and William II, Prince of Orange. After him are Christoph Scheiner, Matthäus Merian, Bernhardus Varenius, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, Cristóvão Ferreira, Catalina de Erauso, Hanzade Sultan, and Jean Rotrou.

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In India

Among people born in India, Tukaram ranks 109 out of 1,861Before him are Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I (1671), Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Kim Philby (1912), Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), Ahmed Deedat (1918), and Razia Sultana (1205). After him are Mariam-uz-Zamani (1542), Sushruta (-620), Vātsyāyana (300), Dhyan Chand (1905), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815), and Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Tukaram ranks 17Before him are Premchand (1880), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Lawrence Durrell (1912), Sarojini Naidu (1879), Basava (1134), and Ahmed Deedat (1918). After him are Vātsyāyana (300), Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838), Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899), Bharata Muni (-1000), Vidyapati (1352), and Deepak Chopra (1946).