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
21%
57%
10%
10%
19
flagFrance
26%
53%
0%
20%
15
flagNorway
23%
52%
5%
17%
17
flagGermany
20%
50%
16%
12%
78
flagUnknown
17%
50%
17%
14%
28
flagPoland
17%
49%
17%
15%
5554
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
46%
18%
14%
128
flagthe United States
24%
46%
13%
13%
95
flagIndia
22%
45%
18%
13%
66
flagItaly
20%
40%
13%
26%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
28%
38%
9%
23%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
33%
41%
16%
12

Gender

men50%
women45%
around 1000-900 BC
18%
17%
around 500-400 BC
50%
45%
227-273 AD
15%
19%
around 600 AD
16%
17%

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