SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Baba Amte

1914 - 2008

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Murlidhar Devidas Amte, commonly known as Baba Amte, (26 December 1914 – 9 February 2008) was an Indian social worker and social activist known particularly for his work for the rehabilitation and empowerment of people suffering from leprosy. He has received numerous awards and prizes including the Padma Vibhushan, the Dr. Ambedkar International Award, the Gandhi Peace Prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award, the Templeton Prize and the Jamnalal Bajaj Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baba Amte has received more than 1,465,899 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Baba Amte is the 286th most popular social activist (down from 239th in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from India (down from 264th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Baba Amte ranks 286 out of 544Before him are Abdallah ibn Yasin, Leymah Gbowee, Frank País, Lepa Radić, Lempira, and Meshadi Azizbekov. After him are Vasily Ignatenko, Deniz Gezmiş, Kōtoku Shūsui, Christa Schroeder, Tuvia Bielski, and M. N. Roy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1914, Baba Amte ranks 162Before him are Bertus Aafjes, Ehmetjan Qasim, Jaap Bakema, Andrzej Panufnik, Aníbal Troilo, and Adriaan Blaauw. After him are Toulo de Graffenried, Kazimierz Świątek, Dmitry Lavrinenko, Albrecht Brandi, Giorgio Almirante, and Haroun Tazieff. Among people deceased in 2008, Baba Amte ranks 135Before him are Joan Segarra, Stanley Kamel, Dorival Caymmi, Mikel Laboa, Anthony Mamo, and Anne-Cath. Vestly. After him are Tsutomu Miyazaki, Ken Naganuma, Nonna Mordyukova, Stan Winston, Galyani Vadhana, and Boris Yefimov.

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In India

Among people born in India, Baba Amte ranks 323 out of 1,227Before him are Sridevi (1963), K. Shivaram Karanth (1902), Anil Kapoor (1956), Kadambini Ganguly (1861), C. N. Annadurai (1909), and Kumaragupta I (400). After him are Rash Behari Bose (1886), Mir Jafar (1691), Kishore Kumar (1929), Shammi Kapoor (1931), Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri (1855), and Maithili Sharan Gupt (1886).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In India

Among social activists born in India, Baba Amte ranks 17Before him are Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Kittur Chennamma (1778), Anna Hazare (1937), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), and Jayaprakash Narayan (1902). After him are M. N. Roy (1887), Abdul Sattar Edhi (1928), Udham Singh (1899), Dhondo Keshav Karve (1858), Mohammad Ali Jauhar (1878), and Aruna Asaf Ali (1909).