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Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

1905 - 1977

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Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (13 May 1905 – 11 February 1977) was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the fifth president of India from 1974 to 1977. Born in Delhi, Ahmed studied in Delhi and Cambridge and was called to the bar from the Inner Temple, London in 1928. Returning to India, he practiced law in Lahore and then in Guwahati where he went on to become the Advocate General of Assam in 1946. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed has received more than 1,199,254 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed is the 6,416th most popular politician (up from 7,388th in 2019), the 199th most popular biography from India (up from 210th in 2019) and the 65th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed ranks 6,416 out of 15,577Before him are Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou, Peire Vidal, Sin-shumu-lishir, Barthélemy Boganda, Johann VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, and Federica Montseny. After him are Meinhard III, Count of Gorizia-Tyrol, Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, Abd al-Rahman of Morocco, Almazbek Atambayev, John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, and András Hadik.

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Among people born in 1905, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed ranks 88Before him are Karl Guthe Jansky, Ludwig Fischer, Paul Nizan, Guy Mollet, Pierre Gemayel, and Federica Montseny. After him are Giacinto Scelsi, Chen Yun, Attila József, Jean-Marie Villot, Myrna Loy, and Yen Chia-kan. Among people deceased in 1977, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed ranks 62Before him are Carlos Pace, Takeo Kurita, Alia Al-Hussein, Yevgenia Ginzburg, Jan Patočka, and Félix Gouin. After him are Hans Martin Sutermeister, Tom Pryce, Bruno Streckenbach, Kamal Jumblatt, Edmond Hamilton, and Marien Ngouabi.

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Among people born in India, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed ranks 199 out of 1,493Before him are Mata Amritanandamayi (1953), Ajay Devgn (1969), Eknath (1533), Śāntarakṣita (725), Kalpana Chawla (1961), and Dharmendra (1935). After him are Shilpa Shetty (1975), Ibrahim Lodi (1450), Amrish Puri (1932), Hema Malini (1948), Thiruvalluvar (350), and Aamir Khan (1965).


Among politicians born in India, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed ranks 65Before him are Tarabai (1675), Abdul Karim (1863), Motilal Nehru (1861), Shantanu (null), Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), and Nana Sahib (1824). After him are Ibrahim Lodi (1450), Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913), Shah Alam II (1728), Ahilyabai Holkar (1725), Hyder Ali (1720), and Henry McMahon (1862).