Charu Majumdar

1918 - 1972

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Charu Majumdar (May 15, 1919 – July 28, 1972), popularly known as Comrade CM, was a communist revolutionary from India. Born in a progressive landlord family in Siliguri in 1918, he later formed the militant Naxalite cause. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charu Majumdar has received more than 340,558 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Charu Majumdar is the 366th most popular social activist (down from 325th in 2019), the 429th most popular biography from India (down from 384th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Charu Majumdar ranks 366 out of 544Before him are William Lloyd Garrison, Claudette Colvin, Jack Sheppard, Nikolay Bauman, Sigizmund Levanevsky, and Sumner Paine. After him are Sergei Kovalev, İbrahim Kaypakkaya, Lucy Parsons, Kamala Nehru, Anita Augspurg, and Lucy Stone.

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Among people born in 1918, Charu Majumdar ranks 177Before him are Russell Kirk, Alfred Bickel, Robert Preston, Edward Van Dijck, Robert Walker, and Bill Vukovich. After him are Édouard Gagnon, Zara Dolukhanova, Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad, Georges Berger, Jacqueline Susann, and Gunder Hägg. Among people deceased in 1972, Charu Majumdar ranks 145Before him are Saul Alinsky, Cecil Day-Lewis, Louise Arner Boyd, Jinichi Kusaka, Vera Inber, and Mikhail Artamonov. After him are Arthur Russell, Rudolf Friml, Kenny Dorham, Martim Mércio da Silveira, Walter Lang, and Rainer von Fieandt.

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Among people born in India, Charu Majumdar ranks 429 out of 1,227Before him are Sharmila Tagore (1944), Tyagaraja (1767), Margaret Abbott (1878), Balaji Vishwanath (1662), Ramananda (1400), and Preity Zinta (1975). After him are Madhuri Dixit (1967), Alivardi Khan (1671), Altaf Hussain Hali (1837), Asima Chatterjee (1917), Roberto de Nobili (1577), and Sabu Dastagir (1924).


Among social activists born in India, Charu Majumdar ranks 24Before 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). After him are Kamala Nehru (1899), Neerja Bhanot (1963), Ela Bhatt (1933), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), Veerappan (1952), and Nirmala Deshpande (1929).