Kittur Chennamma

1778 - 1829

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Kittur Chennamma (14 November 1778 – 21 February 1829) was the Indian Queen (Rani) of Kittur, a princely state in Karnataka. She led an armed resistance against the British East India Company (BEIC) in 1824 in defiance of the doctrine of lapse in an attempt to maintain Indian control over the region, in which she defeated them, but she was dead in the imprisonment of second rebellion by the British East India Company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kittur Chennamma has received more than 1,069,634 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Kittur Chennamma is the 218th most popular social activist (down from 169th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from India (down from 160th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Kittur Chennamma ranks 218 out of 544Before her are Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, Guillaume Cale, Russell Means, Isaeus, Mordechai Vanunu, and Kate Sheppard. After her are Nikolai Kuznetsov, Joe Hill, Jesse Jackson, Serge Klarsfeld, Jan Gotlib Bloch, and Eglantyne Jebb.

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Among people born in 1778, Kittur Chennamma ranks 23Before her are Ugo Foscolo, Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Sophie Blanchard, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Carl Ludvig Engel. After her are Beau Brummell, Augustinos Kapodistrias, Sigismund von Neukomm, Joseph Lancaster, Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac, and Mariano Moreno. Among people deceased in 1829, Kittur Chennamma ranks 22Before her are Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Adam Albert von Neipperg, Jean-Baptiste Regnault, and Infanta Benedita of Portugal. After her are Josef Dobrovský, Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, John Adams, Juan Ignacio Molina, Adam Müller, and Cristóbal Mendoza.

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Among people born in India, Kittur Chennamma ranks 202 out of 1,227Before her are Khaleda Zia (1945), Subramania Bharati (1882), Guru Amar Das (1479), Hema Malini (1948), Shilpa Shetty (1975), and Nizamuddin Auliya (1238). After her are Homi J. Bhabha (1909), Baji Rao I (1700), Idries Shah (1924), Jamsetji Tata (1839), Salim Ali (1896), and Motilal Nehru (1861).


Among social activists born in India, Kittur Chennamma ranks 12Before her are Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), Mangal Pandey (1827), Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866), Vinoba Bhave (1895), Vandana Shiva (1952), and Kailash Satyarthi (1954). After her are Anna Hazare (1937), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Baba Amte (1914), and M. N. Roy (1887).