Krishan Kant

1927 - 2002

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Krishan Kant (28 February 1927 – 27 July 2002) was an Indian politician who served as the tenth vice president of India from 1997 until his death in 2002. Prior to his vice presidency, Kant was the governor of Andhra Pradesh from 1990 to 1997. He was a member of both houses of the Indian Parliament, representing Chandigarh in the Lok Sabha from 1977 to 1980, and Haryana in the Rajya Sabha from 1966 to 1977.Kant was born to parents who were independence activists in Punjab, British India, and was himself arrested in Lahore during the Quit India movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krishan Kant has received more than 472,815 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Krishan Kant is the 16,975th most popular politician (down from 16,071st in 2019), the 882nd most popular biography from India (down from 806th in 2019) and the 243rd most popular Indian Politician.

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Over the past year Krishan Kant has had the most page views in the with 54,624 views, followed by Hindi (4,085), and Simple English (1,323). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malayalam (86.22%), Urdu (35.01%), and Indonesian (30.27%)


Among politicians, Krishan Kant ranks 16,975 out of 19,576Before him are Jutta Urpilainen, Nitin Gadkari, Daniel Elena, Yohannes I, Stéphane Dion, and John Bercow. After him are Emily de Jongh-Elhage, William Hobson, Joe Williams, Lansana Kouyaté, Mohamed Hussein Roble, and Asashōryū Akinori.

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Among people born in 1927, Krishan Kant ranks 442Before him are Dick Jones, Teodor Kocerka, Archie Scott Brown, Ambrus Nagy, Virginia Weidler, and Annapurna Devi. After him are Vince Boryla, Hugo Budinger, Sada Thompson, Abby Mann, Malcolm Allison, and Porter Wagoner. Among people deceased in 2002, Krishan Kant ranks 326Before him are Tadeusz Rut, Pratima Barua Pandey, Tom Dowd, Renato Pirocchi, Marga Petersen, and Jam Master Jay. After him are Jürgen Werner, Dave Williams, Robert L. Forward, Pat Flaherty, Jack Fairman, and Jim "Bad News" Barnes.

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In India

Among people born in India, Krishan Kant ranks 882 out of 1,861Before him are Buddhadeb Dasgupta (1944), Mahendra Kapoor (1934), Chinmayananda Saraswati (1916), Annapurna Devi (1927), Nitin Gadkari (1957), and Gita Mehta (1943). After him are Sugata Mitra (1952), Mah Laqa Bai (1768), Simon Pimenta (1920), Fareed Zakaria (1964), Norman Pritchard (1877), and Kenneth Anderson (1891).


Among politicians born in India, Krishan Kant ranks 243Before him are Afzal-ud-Daulah (1827), Kanu Sanyal (1928), Arun Jaitley (1952), Chaudhry Muhammad Ali (1905), Annapurna Devi (1927), and Nitin Gadkari (1957). After him are Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar (1919), Mridula Sinha (1942), Parmanand Jha (1944), Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee (1944), Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II (1734), and Balram Jakhar (1923).