Chandrashekhar Agashe

1888 - 1956

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Chandrashekhar Govind Agashe (IAST: Candraśekhara Goviṃda Āgāśe; 14 February 1888 – 9 June 1956) was an Indian industrialist and lawyer, best remembered as the founder of the Brihan Maharashtra Sugar Syndicate Ltd. He served as the managing agent of the company from its inception in 1934 till his death in 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chandrashekhar Agashe has received more than 45,423 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 32 in 2019). Chandrashekhar Agashe is the 710th most popular businessperson (down from 588th in 2019), the 929th most popular biography from India (down from 736th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Indian Businessperson.

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Over the past year Chandrashekhar Agashe has had the most page views in the with 8,595 views, followed by Simple English (746), and Marathi (696). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (89.34%), Afrikaans (70.41%), and Ukrainian (50.93%)


Among businesspeople, Chandrashekhar Agashe ranks 710 out of 847Before him are Stockton Rush, Zhang Yiming, Ashley Biden, Bakary Gassama, Noumandiez Doué, and Charles Erwin Wilson. After him are Andrew Ng, Eugene Roshal, Cyril Abiteboul, Michael Widenius, Igor Ashurbeyli, and Benoît Potier.

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Among people born in 1888, Chandrashekhar Agashe ranks 270Before him are Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim, Tris Speaker, Miles Mander, Miles Malleson, Nils Silfverskiöld, and Asaf Ali. After him are Monty Woolley, Georges Vanier, Paul Cavanagh, Marguerite Marsh, Tor Lund, and Clemence Dane. Among people deceased in 1956, Chandrashekhar Agashe ranks 221Before him are Francis Tyler, Michael Arlen, Bob Sweikert, Margaret Wycherly, Paul Kelly, and Ernst Loof. After him are Holmes Herbert, Clarence Birdseye, Tom Whittaker, Malik Ghulam Muhammad, Walt Faulkner, and Guy Kibbee.

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Among people born in India, Chandrashekhar Agashe ranks 929 out of 1,861Before him are Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (1972), Bobby Deol (1969), Jyoti Amge (1993), Narinder Singh Kapany (1926), Asaf Ali (1888), and Jamuna (1936). After him are Zohra Sehgal (1912), Mary Kom (1983), Uma Bharti (1959), Udupi Ramachandra Rao (1932), P. A. Sangma (1947), and Nasir Hussain (1931).


Among businesspeople born in India, Chandrashekhar Agashe ranks 17Before him are Gautam Adani (1962), Vijay Mallya (1955), Dwarkanath Tagore (1794), Ajay Banga (1959), Anil Ambani (1959), and Dorabji Tata (1859). After him are Nita Ambani (1963), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (1953), Pallonji Mistry (1929), Vinod Khosla (1955), Indu Jain (1936), and Sunita Narain (1961).