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Jawaharlal Nehru

1889 - 1964

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Jawaharlal Nehru ( or ; Hindi: [ˈdʒəʋɑːɦəɾˈlɑːl ˈneːɦɾuː] ; juh-WAH-hurr-LAHL NE-hǝ-ROO; 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was an Indian anti-colonial nationalist, statesman, secular humanist, social democrat, and author who was a central figure in India during the middle of the 20th century. Nehru was a principal leader of the Indian nationalist movement in the 1930s and 1940s. Upon India's independence in 1947, he served as the country's first prime minister for 16 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jawaharlal Nehru has received more than 24,090,377 page views. His biography is available in 137 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 134 in 2019). Jawaharlal Nehru is the 190th most popular politician (up from 305th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from India (up from 12th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Indian Politician.

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India. He is most famous for his role in the struggle for Indian independence from British rule, and his subsequent attempts to modernize and secularize India.

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Among politicians, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 190 out of 15,577Before him are Kublai Khan, Alp Arslan, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump, and Leonidas I. After him are Louis the Pious, Caracalla, Salvador Allende, Klemens von Metternich, Titus, and Edward IV of England.

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Among people born in 1889, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 5Before him are Adolf Hitler, Charlie Chaplin, Martin Heidegger, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. After him are António de Oliveira Salazar, Jean Cocteau, Edwin Hubble, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, Ante Pavelić, and Vaslav Nijinsky. Among people deceased in 1964, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 1After him are Douglas MacArthur, Ian Fleming, Herbert Hoover, Paul of Greece, Rachel Carson, Norbert Wiener, James Franck, Alma Mahler, Gerhard Domagk, Victor Francis Hess, and Vasily Grossman.

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Among people born in India, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 10 out of 1,493Before him are George Orwell (1903), Rajneesh (1931), Narendra Modi (1950), Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Amitabh Bachchan (1942), and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931). After him are Vivien Leigh (1913), Ramakrishna (1836), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Nagarjuna (150), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), and Rudyard Kipling (1865).


Among politicians born in India, Jawaharlal Nehru ranks 5Before him are Rama (null), Ashoka (-304), Narendra Modi (1950), and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931). After him are B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Indira Gandhi (1917), Shivaji (1627), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), Aurangzeb (1618), and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888).