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Tukaram

1608 - 1650

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Sant Tukaram Maharaj (Marathi pronunciation: [t̪ukaːɾam]) was a 17th-century Marathi poet, Hindu sant (saint), popularly known as Tuka, Tukobaraya, Tukoba in Maharashtra. He was a Sant of Varkari sampradaya (Marathi-Vaishnav tradition) - that venerates the god Vithoba - in Maharashtra, India. He was part of the egalitarian, personalized Varkari devotionalism tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tukaram has received more than 1,629,383 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Tukaram is the 713th most popular writer (up from 873rd in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from India (up from 88th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Writer.

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

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Tukaram ranks 713 out of 5,755Before him are John Dos Passos, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Frederick Forsyth, Chevalier d'Éon, and Joseph Campbell. After him are Jin Yong, Alexander Blok, Louise Hay, Bruno Schulz, David Irving, and Claudian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1608, Tukaram ranks 5Before him are Evangelista Torricelli, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, John Milton, and Gaston, Duke of Orléans. After him are Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, Ivan Vyhovsky, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, Eudoxia Streshneva, António Vieira, and Pieter Post. Among people deceased in 1650, Tukaram ranks 4Before him are René Descartes, William II, Prince of Orange, and Dorgon. After him are Matthäus Merian, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, Christoph Scheiner, Bernhardus Varenius, Catalina de Erauso, Claude Favre de Vaugelas, İbrahim Peçevi, and Jean Rotrou.

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In India

Among people born in India, Tukaram ranks 86 out of 1,493Before him are Ajatashatru (-500), Ramana Maharshi (1879), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Sher Shah Suri (1486), Vātsyāyana (300), and Cliff Richard (1940). After him are Sarojini Naidu (1879), Nathuram Godse (1910), Gerald Durrell (1925), Mahākāśyapa (-550), Satyendra Nath Bose (1894), and Chandragupta II (400).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Tukaram ranks 14Before him are Salman Rushdie (1947), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Savitribai Phule (1831), Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), and Vātsyāyana (300). After him are Sarojini Naidu (1879), Lawrence Durrell (1912), Basava (1134), Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838), Ahmed Deedat (1918), and Namdev (1270).