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Jai Singh II

1688 - 1743

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Sawai Jai Singh II (3 November 1688 – 21 September 1743) popularly known as Sawai Raja Jai Singh was the 29th Kachwaha ruler of the Kingdom of Amber, who later founded the fortified city of Jaipur and made it his capital.He became the ruler of Amber at the age of 11 after the death of his father,Mirza Raja Bishan Singh on 31 December 1699.Initially, Maharaja Jai Singh served as a vassal of the Mughal Empire. He was given title of Sawai by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb before the siege of Khelna Fort in Deccan. "Sawai" means one and a quarter times superior to his contemporaries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jai Singh II has received more than 876,015 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jai Singh II is the 550th most popular mathematician (down from 516th in 2019), the 424th most popular biography from India (down from 350th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Indian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Jai Singh II ranks 550 out of 823Before him are Joseph Valentin Boussinesq, August Leopold Crelle, Martin Kutta, Richard Montague, Sylvestre François Lacroix, and Giovanni Battista Zupi. After him are Solomon Lefschetz, Ian Stewart, Johann Baptist Cysat, Michael Freedman, Evgraf Fedorov, and Theodosius of Bithynia.

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Among people born in 1688, Jai Singh II ranks 22Before him are Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Marie Victoire de Noailles, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, François Lemoyne, and Willem 's Gravesande. After him are George Frederick Charles, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth and Mikhail Zemtsov. Among people deceased in 1743, Jai Singh II ranks 11Before him are Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria, Rafael Casanova, Nicolas Lancret, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal, and Augustine Washington. After him are Ogata Kenzan, Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll, and Mikhail Zemtsov.

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Among people born in India, Jai Singh II ranks 424 out of 1,493Before him are Prince Vijaya (-543), Sucheta Kriplani (1908), Vijay (1974), Sanjeev Kumar (1938), Jaimini (-390), and M. S. Swaminathan (1925). After him are Kumar Sanu (1957), Guru Har Krishan (1656), Jayalalithaa (1948), Nirmala Srivastava (1923), Kamala Nehru (1899), and Krishan Chander (1914).


Among mathematicians born in India, Jai Singh II ranks 8Before him are Brahmagupta (598), Bhāskara II (1114), Augustus De Morgan (1806), S. R. Ranganathan (1892), Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), and Bhāskara I (600). After him are Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Sulochana Gadgil (1944), D. R. Kaprekar (1905), S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (1940), Harish-Chandra (1923), and Radhanath Sikdar (1813).