Kailash Satyarthi

1954 - Today

Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi (born 11 January 1954) is an Indian social reformer who campaigned against child labour in India and advocated the universal right to education. In 2014, he was the co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, along with Malala Yousafzai, "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." He is the founder of multiple social activist organizations, including Bachpan Bachao Andolan, Global March Against Child Labour, Global Campaign for Education and Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation. Kailash Satyarthi and his team at Bachpan Bachao Andolan have liberated more than 81,000 children in India from child labour, slavery and trafficking. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kailash Satyarthi has received more than 1,903,601 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 187th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Kailash Satyarthi ranks 186 out of 426Before him are Rigoberta Menchú, Mentor of Rhodes, Hilda Gadea, Christoph Probst, Hanns Martin Schleyer, and Max Mosley. After him are Ravachol, Bacha Khan, Subcomandante Marcos, Tuvia Bielski, Huber Matos, and Carl Oberg.

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Among people born in 1954, Kailash Satyarthi ranks 65Before him are Shuji Nakamura, Katey Sagal, Kathleen Turner, Eric Gerets, Joey DeMaio, and Abdul Rashid Dostum. After him are Chris Noth, Pat Metheny, Uli Stielike, Marian Gold, Mordechai Vanunu, and Michael Dudikoff.

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Among people born in India, Kailash Satyarthi ranks 176 out of 848Before him are Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), V. V. Giri (1894), Abdul-Qādir Bedil (1642), Shantanu (null), Dignāga (480), and Madhvacharya (1199). After him are Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551), Lala Lajpat Rai (1865), Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556), Morarji Desai (1896), Tansen (1493), and Dharmendra (1935).


Among social activists born in India, Kailash Satyarthi ranks 11Before him are Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), Mangal Pandey (1827), Vinoba Bhave (1895), Gerald Durrell (1925), Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866), and Kittur Chennamma (1778). After him are Anna Hazare (1937), Vandana Shiva (1952), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Baba Amte (1914), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), and Udham Singh (1899).

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