Jamnalal Bajaj

1889 - 1942

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Jamnalal Kaniram Bajaj (4 November 1889 – 11 February 1942) was an Indian industrialist. He founded the Bajaj Group of companies in the 1920s, and the group now has 24 companies, including six that are listed on the bourses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jamnalal Bajaj has received more than 994,224 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jamnalal Bajaj is the 599th most popular social activist (down from 511th in 2019), the 818th most popular biography from India (down from 718th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Jamnalal Bajaj ranks 599 out of 840Before him are Aed Carabao, Mosab Hassan Yousef, Ryan White, Elvia Carrillo Puerto, Ella Baker, and Hu Jia. After him are Ingrid Newkirk, Martin Luther King III, Lillian Wald, Hadja Saran Daraba Kaba, Nirmala Deshpande, and Arthur Scargill.

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Among people born in 1889, Jamnalal Bajaj ranks 283Before him are Nina Agadzhanova, Frederico Paredes, Johan Sigfrid Sirén, James Chapin, Eugene Pallette, and Artur Adson. After him are Ray Collins, Edward Sedgwick, G. D. H. Cole, Roberto Ferrari, Virgilio Mantegazza, and William Keighley. Among people deceased in 1942, Jamnalal Bajaj ranks 234Before him are Gyula Prassler, Sidney Fox, Valentin Loos, Birger Cederin, Max Bodenstein, and Käthe Leichter. After him are Edna May Oliver, Constantin Henriquez, George M. Cohan, Dmitry Ushakov, John Mulcahy, and William Gott.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jamnalal Bajaj ranks 818 out of 1,861Before him are M. Balamuralikrishna (1930), Anjali Devi (1927), Gauri Khan (1970), Ismail Merchant (1936), Jagdish Bhagwati (1934), and Romila Thapar (1931). After him are Nain Singh (1830), Madhavrao Scindia (1945), Manorama (1937), Vani Jairam (1945), Smita Patil (1955), and Lalita Pawar (1916).


Among social activists born in India, Jamnalal Bajaj ranks 47Before him are Medha Patkar (1954), Neerja Bhanot (1963), Manilal Gandhi (1892), Veerappan (1952), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), and Usha Mehta (1920). After him are Nirmala Deshpande (1929), Jadav Payeng (1963), Rattanbai Jinnah (1900), Rajmohan Gandhi (1935), Sumaira Abdulali (1961), and Aruna Shanbaug case (1948).