Baba Amte

1914 - 2008

Baba Amte

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 1,315,087 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 242nd most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Baba Amte ranks 241 out of 426Before him are Hannie Schaft, Vera Figner, Túpac Katari, Joseph von Sonnenfels, Alexander Antonov, and Kazimierz Świątek. After him are Nasrin Sotoudeh, Carlo Cafiero, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Paul Watson, Eglantyne Jebb, and Dorothy Day.

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Among people born in 1914, Baba Amte ranks 134Before him are Bertus Aafjes, Alfred Andersch, Arno Schmidt, Anatole Abragam, Gyula Cseszneky, and Kazimierz Świątek. After him are Dürrüşehvar Sultan, Jean-Pierre Vernant, Kenny Clarke, Ken Annakin, Gino Colaussi, and Andrzej Panufnik. Among people deceased in 2008, Baba Amte ranks 119Before him are Stanley Kamel, Arthur Chung, Vice Vukov, Joan Segarra, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, and Vishwanath Pratap Singh. After him are Sofiko Chiaureli, Géza Kalocsay, Bernie Mac, Anthony Mamo, Freddie Hubbard, and Anne-Cath. Vestly.

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In India

Among people born in India, Baba Amte ranks 267 out of 848Before him are Shilpa Shetty (1975), Dadasaheb Phalke (1870), Anuruddha (null), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), T. H. White (1906), and Vishwanath Pratap Singh (1931). After him are Rana Sanga (1482), Guru Hargobind (1595), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Orde Wingate (1903), Aishwarya Rai (1973), and Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350).


Among social activists born in India, Baba Amte ranks 15Before him are Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866), Kittur Chennamma (1778), Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Anna Hazare (1937), Vandana Shiva (1952), and C. Rajagopalachari (1878). After him are Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Udham Singh (1899), M. N. Roy (1887), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), Charu Majumdar (1918), and Kamala Nehru (1899).

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