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Kedarnath Singh

1934 - 2018

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Kedarnath Singh (7 July 1934 – 19 March 2018) was an Indian poet who wrote in Hindi. He was also an eminent critic and essayist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kedarnath Singh has received more than 169,523 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Kedarnath Singh is the 4,900th most popular writer (down from 4,446th in 2019), the 620th most popular biography from India (down from 513th in 2019) and the 94th most popular Indian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Kedarnath Singh ranks 4,900 out of 7,302Before him are George Moore, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Henry of Huntingdon, Suniti Kumar Chatterji, and Ignacio Manuel Altamirano. After him are Jonathan Coe, Jean-Christophe Rufin, Nathanael West, Ann Druyan, Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, and Suzanne Lilar.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Kedarnath Singh ranks 355Before him are Takayuki Kubota, Bobby Unser, Humberto Tozzi, Pierre Darmon, Henry Cooper, and Norma Croker. After him are Phil Ramone, Héctor De Bourgoing, Wang Meng, Piers Anthony, Mudar Badran, and Curtis Fuller. Among people deceased in 2018, Kedarnath Singh ranks 319Before him are Aureliano Bolognesi, Neagu Djuvara, Abdelmalek Benhabyles, Hugh Masekela, Ilie Balaci, and Soon-Tek Oh. After him are Durward Knowles, Connie Sawyer, Nancy Wilson, John Miles, Helena Almeida, and István Géczi.

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In India

Among people born in India, Kedarnath Singh ranks 620 out of 1,861Before him are Roberto de Nobili (1577), Arati Saha (1940), Karamchand Gandhi (1822), Rani Mukerji (1978), Mary Boyce (1920), and Suniti Kumar Chatterji (1890). After him are Swarnakumari Devi (1855), K. B. Hedgewar (1889), Lobsang Sangay (1968), Sahir Ludhianvi (1921), ʽAbd al-Qadir Badayuni (1540), and Indra Nooyi (1955).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Kedarnath Singh ranks 94Before him are Cerverí de Girona (1259), Shudraka (500), Mamoni Raisom Goswami (1942), Dharamvir Bharati (1926), Qurratulain Hyder (1927), and Suniti Kumar Chatterji (1890). After him are Swarnakumari Devi (1855), Sahir Ludhianvi (1921), Pratibha Ray (1944), Amitav Ghosh (1956), Cornelia Sorabji (1866), and Ismat Chughtai (1915).