Jawaharlal Nehru

1889 - 1964

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (; Hindi: [ˈdʒəʋaːɦərˈlaːl ˈneːɦru] (listen); 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was an Indian independence activist and, subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India, as well as a central figure in Indian politics both before and after independence. He emerged as an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement, serving India as Prime Minister from its establishment in 1947 as an independent nation, until his death in 1964. He was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community, while Indian children knew him as better as Chacha Nehru (Hindi: lit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jawaharlal Nehru has received more than 14,067,437 page views. His biography is available in 131 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 307th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 304 out of 14,801Before him are Seti I, Tolui, Liu Bei, Khufu, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, and Şehzade Mustafa. After him are Philip V of Spain, Mehmed V, Galba, Mary of Burgundy, Alexander Dubček, and George III of the United Kingdom.

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Among people born in 1889, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 8Before him are Charlie Chaplin, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jean Cocteau, and Edwin Hubble. After him are Ante Pavelić, Vaslav Nijinsky, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, Idris of Libya, and Igor Sikorsky. Among people deceased in 1964, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 1After him are Douglas MacArthur, Herbert Hoover, Ian Fleming, Paul of Greece, Victor Francis Hess, Norbert Wiener, James Franck, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, and Gerrit Rietveld.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 11 out of 848Before him are Rajneesh (1931), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Amitabh Bachchan (1942), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Kālidāsa (400), and Rudyard Kipling (1865). After him are Indira Gandhi (1917), Vivien Leigh (1913), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), Nagarjuna (150), Shivaji (1627), and Ānanda (-600).


Among politicians born in India, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 3Before him are Ashoka (-304) and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931). After him are Indira Gandhi (1917), Shivaji (1627), Rama (null), Aurangzeb (1618), Jahangir (1569), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), and Alauddin Khalji (1266).

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