2000 BC - 2000 BC


Vasishtha (Sanskrit: वसीष्ठ, IAST: Vasiṣṭha) is one of the oldest and most revered Vedic rishis. He is one of the Saptarishis (seven great Rishis) of India. Vashistha is credited as the chief author of Mandala 7 of the Rigveda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasishtha has received more than 430,109 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 764th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Vasishtha ranks 762 out of 1,005Before him are Pyotr Lavrov, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Wang Fuzhi, Alcidamas, Paul Nizan, and Jacob Moleschott. After him are Claude Lefort, Motoori Norinaga, Karl Vogt, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Lanza del Vasto, and Matthias Bel.

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Among people born in 2000 BC, Vasishtha ranks 6Before him are Zoroaster, Senusret I, Sumu-abum, Vishvamitra, and Gungunum. After him are Atri, Iddin-Dagan, Ilu-shuma, Erishum I, Bharadwaja, and Ishme-Dagan. Among people deceased in 2000 BC, Vasishtha ranks 6Before him are Zoroaster, Vishvamitra, Mang of Xia, Xie of Xia, and Gungunum. After him are Gautama Maharishi, Bu Jiang, Jiong of Xia, Atri, Ilu-shuma, and Bharadwaja.

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