SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Dhondo Keshav Karve

1858 - 1962

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Dhondo Keshav Karve (18 April 1858 – 9 November 1962), popularly known as Maharshi Karve, was a social reformer in India in the field of women's welfare. He advocated widow remarriage and he himself married a widow. Karve was a pioneer in promoting widows' education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dhondo Keshav Karve has received more than 664,145 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Dhondo Keshav Karve is the 287th most popular social activist (up from 323rd in 2019), the 337th most popular biography from India (up from 375th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Social Activist.

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Dhondo Keshav Karve ranks 287 out of 538Before him are Policarpa Salavarrieta, Cho Man-sik, Cut Nyak Dhien, Meshadi Azizbekov, Allan Octavian Hume, and Diana Budisavljević. After him are Emmett Till, Abdallah ibn Yasin, John Wesley Hardin, Bhikaiji Cama, Kōtoku Shūsui, and Ricardo Flores Magón.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1858, Dhondo Keshav Karve ranks 73Before him are Mélanie Bonis, Medardo Rosso, Vincas Kudirka, Petar Bojović, Jenő Hubay, and Anthon van Rappard. After him are Oldfield Thomas, Mikimoto Kōkichi, Emma Calvé, Wilhelm Fliess, Richard Bergh, and Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães. Among people deceased in 1962, Dhondo Keshav Karve ranks 88Before him are Milan Vidmar, Erik Scavenius, Diego Martínez Barrio, Francisco Bru, Indalecio Prieto, and Pierre Benoit. After him are Franz Kline, Charles Galton Darwin, György Orth, Edmond Privat, Donald Lippincott, and Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria.

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In India

Among people born in India, Dhondo Keshav Karve ranks 337 out of 1,493Before him are Mad Mike Hoare (1919), Rajendra Chola I (1000), Abbé Faria (1756), Joseph Vaz (1651), Alamgir II (1699), and Lahiri Mahasaya (1828). After him are Iskander Mirza (1899), Guru Har Rai (1630), Baji Rao II (1775), Sharad Pawar (1940), Mohammad Hidayatullah (1905), and Bhikaiji Cama (1861).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In India

Among social activists born in India, Dhondo Keshav Karve ranks 19Before him are C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Anna Hazare (1937), Khudiram Bose (1889), M. N. Roy (1887), and Baba Amte (1914). After him are Bhikaiji Cama (1861), Ram Manohar Lohia (1910), Aruna Asaf Ali (1909), Kamala Nehru (1899), Udham Singh (1899), and Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940).