B. R. Ambedkar

1891 - 1956

B. R. Ambedkar

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits). He was independent India's first Minister of Law and Justice, and the chief architect of the Constitution of India. Ambedkar was a prolific student, earning doctorates in economics from both Columbia University and the London School of Economics, and gaining reputation as a scholar for his research in law, economics and political science. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of B. R. Ambedkar has received more than 14,181,286 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 810th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, B. R. Ambedkar ranks 805 out of 14,801Before him are John II of Portugal, Subhas Chandra Bose, Alfredo Stroessner, Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, Abd al-Rahman III, and Mary of Hungary. After him are Gro Harlem Brundtland, Wojciech Jaruzelski, John I Tzimiskes, Sigismund II Augustus, Gordian II, and Cato the Younger.

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Among people born in 1891, B. R. Ambedkar ranks 12Before him are Max Ernst, James Chadwick, Walter Model, Henry Miller, Edith Stein, and Nelly Sachs. After him are Pär Lagerkvist, Otto Dix, Walther Bothe, Rudolf Carnap, Helmuth Weidling, and Fritz Todt. Among people deceased in 1956, B. R. Ambedkar ranks 5Before him are Bertolt Brecht, Irène Joliot-Curie, Jackson Pollock, and Konstantin von Neurath. After him are Jules Rimet, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Pietro Badoglio, Emil Nolde, Alfred Kinsey, Frederick Soddy, and Robert Walser.

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Among people born in India, B. R. Ambedkar ranks 28 out of 848Before him are Kabir (1440), Adi Shankara (788), Sita (null), Aurangzeb (1618), Jahangir (1569), and Subhas Chandra Bose (1897). After him are Swami Vivekananda (1863), Brahmagupta (598), Valmiki (-80), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Ramakrishna (1836), and Alauddin Khalji (1266).


Among politicians born in India, B. R. Ambedkar ranks 10Before him are Indira Gandhi (1917), Shivaji (1627), Rama (null), Aurangzeb (1618), Jahangir (1569), and Subhas Chandra Bose (1897). After him are Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Alauddin Khalji (1266), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Sariputta (-568), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), and Tipu Sultan (1750).

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