When did Gautama Buddha live?

around 1000-900 BC
around 500-400 BC
227-273 AD
around 600 AD
The times of Gau­ta­ma's birth and death are un­cer­tain. At a sym­po­sium on this question held in 1988, the majority of those who pre­sent­ed definite opinions gave dates within 20 years either side of 400 BCE for the Buddha's death.

Answers distribution

around 1000-900 BC
around 500-400 BC
227-273 AD
around 600 AD
answers
flagthe Netherlands
22%
58%
12%
6%
31
flagNorway
22%
55%
5%
16%
18
flagGermany
21%
53%
16%
10%
100
flagFrance
26%
53%
0%
20%
15
flagPoland
17%
48%
17%
15%
7326
flagItaly
15%
47%
15%
21%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
46%
19%
15%
157
flagUnknown
21%
43%
20%
14%
326
flagthe United States
25%
43%
14%
14%
107
flagIndia
23%
42%
18%
14%
96
flagSweden
25%
41%
0%
33%
12
flagSpain
20%
40%
10%
20%
10
flagCanada
27%
36%
18%
18%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
34%
8%
26%
23
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
33%
40%
20%
15

Gender

men47%
women44%
around 1000-900 BC
20%
18%
around 500-400 BC
47%
44%
227-273 AD
15%
20%
around 600 AD
16%
17%

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