C. Rajagopalachari

1878 - 1972

C. Rajagopalachari

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972), informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian politician, independence activist, lawyer, writer, historian and statesman. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor-General of India, as India soon became a Republic in 1950. Furthermore, he was the first Indian-born governor-general, since before him the posts were held by British nationals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of C. Rajagopalachari has received more than 1,720,248 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 231st most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, C. Rajagopalachari ranks 230 out of 426Before him are Sylvia Pankhurst, Camilo Torres Restrepo, Li Hongzhi, Ricardo Flores Magón, David Riazanov, and Millicent Fawcett. After him are Policarpa Salavarrieta, Itagaki Taisuke, George Blake, Feodosia Morozova, Hannie Schaft, and Vera Figner.

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Among people born in 1878, C. Rajagopalachari ranks 83Before him are Zabel Yesayan, Otto Freundlich, Jack Johnson, J. F. C. Fuller, Raymond Smith Dugan, and Grigory Petrovsky. After him are Mikhail Artsybashev, Ulrich Graf, Agner Krarup Erlang, Glenn Curtiss, Jorge Ubico, and Tullio Serafin. Among people deceased in 1972, C. Rajagopalachari ranks 80Before him are Akim Tamiroff, Violette Leduc, Edgar Snow, Richard Courant, Ralph Craig, and Ernst von Salomon. After him are Nikolay Krylov, Fulbert Youlou, Joseph Paul-Boncour, Ivan Yefremov, Alfons Gorbach, and Pierre Brasseur.

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In India

Among people born in India, C. Rajagopalachari ranks 249 out of 848Before him are Viswanathan Anand (1969), Birsa Munda (1875), Dara Shukoh (1615), Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876), Madhubala (1933), and Michael Radford (1946). After him are Feroze Gandhi (1912), Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913), Dhirubhai Ambani (1932), Skandagupta (500), Shashi Kapoor (1938), and Mir Taqi Mir (1723).


Among social activists born in India, C. Rajagopalachari ranks 14Before him are Gerald Durrell (1925), Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866), Kittur Chennamma (1778), Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Anna Hazare (1937), and Vandana Shiva (1952). After him are Baba Amte (1914), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Udham Singh (1899), M. N. Roy (1887), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), and Charu Majumdar (1918).

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