Kamal Ranadive

1917 - 2001

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Kamal Jayasing Ranadive (née Samarath; 8 November 1917 – 11 April 2001) was an Indian biomedical researcher known for her research on the links between cancers and viruses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamal Ranadive has received more than 579,741 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Kamal Ranadive is the 694th most popular physician (down from 592nd in 2019), the 969th most popular biography from India (down from 741st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Indian Physician.

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Among physicians, Kamal Ranadive ranks 694 out of 726Before her are Fe del Mundo, Sara Josephine Baker, Jenő Kamuti, Maude Abbott, Sergio Canavero, and Devi Shetty. After her are Caldwell Esselstyn, Teresa Forcades, Gisela Januszewska, Donald Henderson, Daniel Mojon, and Liang Wudong.

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Among people born in 1917, Kamal Ranadive ranks 337Before her are George Newberry, Margo, Jacob Lawrence, Ellis Clarke, Barbara Burke, and John Fitch. After her are Fannie Lou Hamer, Hans Conried, Mervyn Wood, Dezső Lemhényi, Adele Jergens, and Irving Kaplansky. Among people deceased in 2001, Kamal Ranadive ranks 339Before her are Fred Neil, Ziad Jarrah, Marwan al-Shehhi, Ken Hughes, Bruce Halford, and Jim Baxter. After her are Dale Evans, Ken Green, Viktor Yakushev, Renée Schuurman, Joan Sims, and Tom Kilburn.

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In India

Among people born in India, Kamal Ranadive ranks 969 out of 1,861Before her are Sanjay Leela Bhansali (1963), Akshaye Khanna (1975), Sharda Sinha (1952), Devi Shetty (1953), Tariq Anwar (1945), and Arbaaz Khan (1967). After her are Ali Sardar Jafri (1913), Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922), Margaret Alva (1942), Malaika Arora (1973), B. R. Chopra (1914), and K. Balachander (1930).


Among physicians born in India, Kamal Ranadive ranks 9Before her are Kadambini Ganguly (1861), Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882), Dean Mahomed (1759), Narendra Dabholkar (1945), Indira Nath (1938), and Devi Shetty (1953). After her are Soumya Swaminathan (1959), Siddhartha Mukherjee (1970), and Suniti Solomon (1938).