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
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flagthe Netherlands
19%
61%
9%
9%
21
flagFrance
26%
53%
0%
20%
15
flagNorway
23%
52%
5%
17%
17
flagGermany
20%
50%
17%
12%
82
flagPoland
17%
49%
17%
15%
5994
flagUnknown
18%
48%
19%
14%
135
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
47%
18%
14%
138
flagthe United States
25%
46%
14%
13%
100
flagIndia
24%
45%
17%
12%
70
flagItaly
20%
40%
13%
26%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
28%
38%
9%
23%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
30%
46%
15%
13
flagCanada
30%
30%
20%
20%
10

Gender

men49%
women45%
around 1000-900 BC
19%
17%
around 500-400 BC
49%
45%
227-273 AD
15%
19%
around 600 AD
16%
17%

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