Allan Octavian Hume

1829 - 1912

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Allan Octavian Hume, CB ICS (4 June 1829 – 31 July 1912) was a British member of the Imperial Civil Service (later the Indian Civil Service), a political reformer, ornithologist and botanist who worked in British India. He was the founder of the Indian National Congress. A notable ornithologist, Hume has been called "the Father of Indian Ornithology" and, by those who found him dogmatic, "the Pope of Indian ornithology".As an administrator of Etawah, he saw the Indian Rebellion of 1857 as a result of misgovernance and made great efforts to improve the lives of the common people. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allan Octavian Hume has received more than 754,626 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Allan Octavian Hume is the 298th most popular social activist (down from 292nd in 2019), the 2,347th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,410th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Allan Octavian Hume ranks 298 out of 544Before him are M. N. Roy, Zhang Guotao, Gunnar Sønsteby, Kazimierz Świątek, Toyohiko Kagawa, and Mirzo Tursunzoda. After him are Isdal Woman, Natalya Estemirova, Catherine Breshkovsky, Toktogul Satylganov, Muhammad Zaidan, and Mathew Brady.

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Among people born in 1829, Allan Octavian Hume ranks 40Before him are Konrad Duden, Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Edmond Albius, Laura Bridgman, and Jean Dufresne. After him are Mikayel Nalbandian, Carl Schurz, Graziadio Isaia Ascoli, Alfred Newton, Moritz Cantor, and Lester Allan Pelton. Among people deceased in 1912, Allan Octavian Hume ranks 68Before him are Clara Barton, Harriet Quimby, Pyotr Lebedev, Andrew Lang, James S. Sherman, and José Canalejas. After him are William Wilson, Édouard Detaille, Lewis Boss, Henri Brisson, Antonio Pacinotti, and Ferdinand Monoyer.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Allan Octavian Hume ranks 2,347 out of 6,924Before him are Ray Cooney (1932), David Mumford (1937), Hugh Despenser the younger (1287), Nick Hornby (1957), John Aubrey (1626), and Murray Head (1946). After him are Edward Braddock (1695), Snowy White (1948), Ioan Gruffudd (1973), David Bailey (1938), William Playfair (1759), and James H. Wilkinson (1919).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, Allan Octavian Hume ranks 23Before him are Eglantyne Jebb (1876), Flora MacDonald (1722), Sylvia Pankhurst (1882), Christabel Pankhurst (1880), Charles Boycott (1832), and Millicent Fawcett (1847). After him are Donald Watson (1910), Venetia Burney (1918), Josephine Butler (1828), Mary Toft (1703), Jack Sheppard (1702), and Annie Kenney (1879).