Lalu Prasad Yadav

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Lalu Prasad Yadav (born 11 June 1948) is an Indian politician and president of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). He is a former Chief Minister of Bihar (1990-1997), a former Railway Minister of India (2004-2009), and a former Member of Parliament (MP) of the Lok Sabha. He entered politics at Patna University as a student leader and in 1977 at the age of 29, was elected as the youngest member of the Lok Sabha for the Janata Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lalu Prasad Yadav has received more than 5,554,788 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Lalu Prasad Yadav is the 9,614th most popular politician (up from 14,447th in 2019), the 339th most popular biography from India (up from 604th in 2019) and the 113th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Lalu Prasad Yadav ranks 9,614 out of 19,576Before him are Eduardo Mondlane, Pierre Harmel, Erik Axelsson Tott, Salchak Toka, Princess Tatiana Constantinovna of Russia, and Peter Struve. After him are Theobald I, Count of Bar, Igor Strelkov, Mieczysław Rakowski, Mikhail Rodzianko, Duchess Charlotte Felicitas of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Tashfin ibn Ali.

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Among people born in 1948, Lalu Prasad Yadav ranks 211Before him are Abdelmalek Sellal, Marisol, Sho Kosugi, László Lovász, Terry Goodkind, and Viktor Afanasyev. After him are Pavel Grachev, Patty Pravo, Claude Le Roy, Enrique Cerezo, Pietro Anastasi, and Massoud Rajavi.

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Among people born in India, Lalu Prasad Yadav ranks 339 out of 1,861Before him are Shashi Kapoor (1938), Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), Rakesh Sharma (1949), Anish Kapoor (1954), Mulayam Singh Yadav (1939), and Vikram Sarabhai (1919). After him are Wilfred Bion (1897), Jim Corbett (1875), Sanjay Gandhi (1946), Pulakeshin II (610), Guru Hargobind (1595), and Bhavabhuti (null).


Among politicians born in India, Lalu Prasad Yadav ranks 113Before him are Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930), Sikandar Lodi (1450), Bahubali (null), Rajnath Singh (1951), Lakshmi Sahgal (1914), and Mulayam Singh Yadav (1939). After him are Sanjay Gandhi (1946), Guru Hargobind (1595), Mohammad Hidayatullah (1905), Faisal bin Turki, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1864), Ahmad Shah Bahadur (1725), and Lahiri Mahasaya (1828).