Chanakya
#348 Overall Influence

Chanakya

Ancient Indian statesman and philosopher

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Chanakya was an ancient Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor. He is traditionally identified as Kauṭilya or Vishnugupta, who authored the ancient Indian political treatise, the Arthashastra, a text dated to roughly between the 3rd century BCE and the 3rd century CE. As such, he is considered the pioneer of the field of political science and economics in India, and his work is thought of as an important precursor to classical economics. His works were lost near the end of the Gupta Empire in the 6th century CE and not rediscovered until the early 20th century.

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    #60 World Rank
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    #63 World Rank
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    #99 World Rank
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    #250 World Rank
    Philosophy
    #391 World Rank
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