Gopal Krishna Gokhale

1866 - 1915

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Gopal Krishna Gokhale (listen [ˈɡoːpaːl ˈkrɪʂɳə ˈɡoːkʰleː] 9 May 1866 – 15 February 1915) was an Indian 'moderate' political leader and a social reformer during the Indian independence movement. Gokhale was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and the founder of the Servants of India Society. Through the Society as well as the Congress and other legislative bodies he served in, Gokhale campaigned for Indian self-rule and for social reforms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gopal Krishna Gokhale has received more than 1,350,129 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Gopal Krishna Gokhale is the 163rd most popular social activist (down from 154th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from India (down from 134th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 163 out of 544Before him are Campaspe, Mangal Pandey, Eunus, Abbé Pierre, Maria Spiridonova, and Soh Jaipil. After him are Aliya Moldagulova, Abimael Guzmán, Moses Montefiore, Kang Pan-sok, Otoya Yamaguchi, and Billy Milligan.

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Among people born in 1866, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 36Before him are Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, Princess Milica of Montenegro, Adrien de Gerlache, Francesco Cilea, and Ambroise Vollard. After him are Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Leopold Mandić, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Ramon Casas, and La Goulue. Among people deceased in 1915, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 16Before him are Wilhelm Windelband, Clara Immerwahr, Sergei Taneyev, Émile Waldteufel, Armand Peugeot, and James Murray. After him are Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Michel Bréal, Saitō Hajime, Karl Goldmark, Julius von Payer, and Arthur Auwers.

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Among people born in India, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 137 out of 1,227Before him are James Brooke (1803), Shantideva (685), Mangal Pandey (1827), Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835), Pranab Mukherjee (1935), and Pratibha Patil (1934). After him are Vidyapati (1352), Ram Narayan (1927), Wilfred Bion (1897), Bāṇabhaṭṭa (601), Buddhaghosa (401), and Ravidas (1450).


Among social activists born in India, Gopal Krishna Gokhale ranks 8Before him are Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), Gerald Durrell (1925), Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), and Mangal Pandey (1827). After him are Vinoba Bhave (1895), Vandana Shiva (1952), Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Kittur Chennamma (1778), Anna Hazare (1937), and Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940).