Kittur Chennamma

1778 - 1829

Kittur Chennamma

Kitturu Chennamma (23 October 1778 – 21 February 1829) was a rani (queen) of the Nayakas of kingdom of Kittur ruled Mallarudra sarja, who were vassals of the Maharaja of Mysore. She is a famously remembered freedom fighter who led an armed force against the British East India Company in 1824 in defiance of the doctrine of lapse to retain control over her territory, but was defeated in the third war and died in a prison. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kittur Chennamma has received more than 810,384 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 169th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Kittur Chennamma ranks 168 out of 426Before her are Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Campaspe, Billy Milligan, Guru Ram Das, Tiradentes, and Susan B. Anthony. After her are Coretta Scott King, Bořivoj II, Duke of Bohemia, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Huda Sha'arawi, Isaeus, and Andrés Bonifacio.

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Among people born in 1778, Kittur Chennamma ranks 20Before her are Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Ugo Foscolo, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Carl Ludvig Engel. After her are Sophie Blanchard, Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Augustinos Kapodistrias, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Beau Brummell, and Carl Ludwig Koch. Among people deceased in 1829, Kittur Chennamma ranks 17Before her are François-Joseph Gossec, Alexander Griboyedov, Mauro Giuliani, Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony, and John Adams. After her are Adam Albert von Neipperg, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Josef Dobrovský, Jean-Baptiste Regnault, Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, and Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg.

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In India

Among people born in India, Kittur Chennamma ranks 161 out of 848Before her are Mata Amritanandamayi (1953), Siraj ud-Daulah (1733), Vikramaditya (-102), Ajay Devgn (1969), Ibrahim Lodi (1450), and Mariam-uz-Zamani (1542). After her are Homi J. Bhabha (1909), Śāntarakṣita (725), Guru Arjan (1563), Mahadevi Varma (1907), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), and Aamir Khan (1965).


Among social activists born in India, Kittur Chennamma ranks 10Before her are Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), Mangal Pandey (1827), Vinoba Bhave (1895), Gerald Durrell (1925), and Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866). After her are Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Anna Hazare (1937), Vandana Shiva (1952), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Baba Amte (1914), and Jayaprakash Narayan (1902).

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