Charu Majumdar

1918 - 1972

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Charu Majumdar (Bengali: চারু মজুমদার; 15 May 1919 – 28 July 1972), popularly known as CM, was a Communist leader from India, and founder of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist). Born into a progressive landlord family in Siliguri in 1918, he became a Communist during the Indian Independence Movement, and later formed the militant Naxalite cause. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charu Majumdar has received more than 413,873 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Charu Majumdar is the 428th most popular social activist (down from 366th in 2019), the 531st most popular biography from India (down from 429th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Charu Majumdar ranks 428 out of 538Before him are Jack Sheppard, Simone Moro, Joseph Wresinski, Bagha Jatin, Gunnar Sønsteby, and Olga Lepeshinskaya. After him are William Luther Pierce, Octavia Hill, Medgar Evers, Eugénie Cotton, Helene Stöcker, and Megumi Yokota.

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Among people born in 1918, Charu Majumdar ranks 195Before him are Antonio Janigro, Richard Hoggart, Said Mohamed Djohar, Cheddi Jagan, Franjo Wölfl, and Gunnar Sønsteby. After him are Nils Östensson, Marcelo González Martín, Luciano Emmer, Giovanni Cheli, Édouard Gagnon, and Albert George Wilson. Among people deceased in 1972, Charu Majumdar ranks 172Before him are Jamini Roy, Ferde Grofé, Jan Wils, Henry Dreyfuss, Jan Diddens, and Walter Lang. After him are Mikhail Artamonov, Américo Castro, Alexander Bek, Olavi Virta, Werner Klingler, and Alexander Vampilov.

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Among people born in India, Charu Majumdar ranks 531 out of 1,493Before him are Sunny Deol (1956), Sachin Tendulkar (1973), Akshay Kumar (1967), Mamata Banerjee (1955), Erick Avari (1952), and Waheeda Rehman (1938). After him are Peter Sarstedt (1941), Alivardi Khan (1671), Sanjay Dutt (1959), Mohammad Hamid Ansari (1937), Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882), and Kajal Aggarwal (1985).


Among social activists born in India, Charu Majumdar ranks 29Before him are Kamala Nehru (1899), Udham Singh (1899), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), Abdul Sattar Edhi (1928), Har Dayal (1884), and Neerja Bhanot (1963). After him are Mohammad Ali Jauhar (1878), Medha Patkar (1954), Ela Bhatt (1933), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), Veerappan (1952), and Shivakumara Swami (1907).