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Gopal Krishna Gokhale

1866 - 1915

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Gopal Krishna Gokhale ( [ˈɡoːpaːl ˈkrɪʂɳə ˈɡoːkʰleː] 9 May 1866 – 19 February 1915) was an Indian political leader and a social reformer during the Indian independence movement and political mentor of Indian freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi. He was also the mentor of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Gokhale was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and the founder of the Servants of India Society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gopal Krishna Gokhale has received more than 1,731,573 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Gopal Krishna Gokhale is the 109th most popular social activist (up from 163rd in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from India (up from 137th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 109 out of 538Before him are Yun Chi-ho, Vlado Chernozemski, Kim Hyong-jik, Paul Schäfer, Frank Costello, and Mordechai Anielewicz. After him are Jody Williams, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Vinoba Bhave, Georgy Gapon, Hans Scholl, and Hilda Gadea.

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Among people born in 1866, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 26Before him are Emilio De Bono, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Antoine Meillet, Lev Shestov, and Butch Cassidy. After him are Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Léon Bakst, Nathan Söderblom, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, Princess Milica of Montenegro, and August von Wassermann. Among people deceased in 1915, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 12Before him are Ellen G. White, Porfirio Díaz, Jean-Henri Fabre, Clara Immerwahr, Sergei Witte, and Wilhelm Windelband. After him are Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Michel Bréal, Armand Peugeot, Sergei Taneyev, Émile Waldteufel, and Edith Cavell.

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Among people born in India, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 110 out of 1,493Before him are Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), Pete Best (1941), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1924), Basava (1134), Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838), and Engelbert Humperdinck (1936). After him are Ahmed Deedat (1918), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Pervez Musharraf (1943), Vinoba Bhave (1895), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815), and Namdev (1270).


Among social activists born in India, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 7Before him are Mahatma Gandhi (1869), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Gerald Durrell (1925), and Syed Ahmad Khan (1817). After him are Vinoba Bhave (1895), Mangal Pandey (1827), Kittur Chennamma (1778), Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Vandana Shiva (1952), and C. Rajagopalachari (1878).