Thich Nhat Hanh Rank
About Thich Nhat Hanh
Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings on mindfulness over the past six decades have made him a global icon of peace. The monk and peace activist, who is also a poet, was barred from re-entering Vietnam after a visit to the United States in 1975 for denouncing the Vietnam War and calling for peace.
He is also the founder of the popular France-based Buddhism school, Plum Village Monastery. He has written more than 130 books.
His birth name was Nguyễn Xuân Bảo. He is the brother of Buddhist nun and peace activist Chân Không. His exile from Vietnam was lifted in 2005. He has been residing there since 2018.
He has been the recipient of the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award and the Courage of Conscience Award.
His nickname is “father of mindfulness”.
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Thich Nhat Hanh's Popularity
Thich Nhat Hanh is a famous Vietnamese monk, author, and poet, who was born on October 11, 1926. As a person born on this date, Thich Nhat Hanh is listed in our database as the 46th most popular celebrity for the day (October 11) and the 28th most popular for the year (1926).
People born on October 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Thich Nhat Hanh is the 977th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Thich Nhat Hanh's birthday, Thich Nhat Hanh is the 6th most famous Vietnamese.
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