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James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie

1812 - 1860

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James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (22 April 1812 – 19 December 1860), also known as Lord Dalhousie, styled Lord Ramsay until 1838 and known as The Earl of Dalhousie between 1838 and 1849, was a Scottish statesman and colonial administrator in British India. He served as Governor-General of India from 1848 to 1856. He established the foundations of the modern educational system in India by adding mass education in addition to elite higher education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie has received more than 589,331 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie is the 7,526th most popular politician (down from 7,307th in 2019), the 1,643rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,525th in 2019) and the 275th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie ranks 7,526 out of 15,710Before him are Valerius Romulus, Péter Medgyessy, Hédi Baccouche, Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Francisco Craveiro Lopes, and Enrique Bolaños. After him are Wilhelm Ohnesorge, Louise, Princess Royal, Paul Bremer, Zhu of Xia, Marie-Claire Alain, and Vithimiris.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1812, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie ranks 27Before him are Zuo Zongtang, Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès, Pertevniyal Sultan, Berthold Auerbach, Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, and Filippo Pacini. After him are Ilija Garašanin, Hendrik Conscience, Henry Wilson, Zygmunt Krasiński, Samuel Smiles, and Józef Ignacy Kraszewski. Among people deceased in 1860, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie ranks 22Before him are Ang Duong, Thomas Addison, Ernst Moritz Arndt, George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Carl Ritter von Ghega, and George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen. After him are Ii Naosuke, Joseph Cafasso, Élie, duc Decazes, James Braid, Charles Barry, and Ludwig Rellstab.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie ranks 1,643 out of 6,924Before him are William Parry (1790), Henry Sidgwick (1838), Walter Crane (1845), Irvine Welsh (1957), Limahl (1958), and James Finlayson (1887). After him are Louise, Princess Royal (1867), Timothy Spall (1957), John Bull (1562), Robert Smith (1959), Andy Gibb (1958), and William Ernest Henley (1849).

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