M. Karunanidhi

1924 - 2018

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Muthuvel Karunanidhi (3 June 1924 – 7 August 2018) was an Indian writer and politician who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for almost two decades over five terms between 1969 and 2011. He was popularly referred to as "Kalaignar" (Artist) and "Mutthamizh Arignar" (Tamil Scholar) for his contributions to Tamil literature. He had the longest tenure as Chief Minister Of Tamil Nadu with 6,863 days in office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of M. Karunanidhi has received more than 4,826,054 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). M. Karunanidhi is the 2,527th most popular writer (down from 2,311th in 2019), the 264th most popular biography from India (down from 228th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Indian Writer.

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Among writers, M. Karunanidhi ranks 2,527 out of 5,794Before him are Henri Meilhac, Armin T. Wegner, Mohammed Hussein Heikal, Ryōkan, Marjorie Boulton, and Horace McCoy. After him are Ramón Gómez de la Serna, C. S. Forester, Jean Rhys, Mary Astell, Kuvempu, and Herman Wouk.

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Among people born in 1924, M. Karunanidhi ranks 164Before him are Cicely Tyson, Basil Bernstein, Eduardo Paolozzi, Deke Slayton, Jean Laplanche, and Marjorie Boulton. After him are Alain Bombard, Claude Lefort, Arthur Janov, Billy Wright, S. R. Nathan, and John Hansen. Among people deceased in 2018, M. Karunanidhi ranks 147Before him are Luis García Meza, Luis Posada Carriles, Dobri Dobrev, Tab Hunter, Peter Mayle, and Stefán Karl Stefánsson. After him are Choi Eun-hee, Kim Larsen, Siegfried Rauch, Trần Đại Quang, José Antonio Abreu, and David Ogden Stiers.

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In India

Among people born in India, M. Karunanidhi ranks 264 out of 1,227Before him are Pran (1920), Jahanara Begum (1614), Dhirubhai Ambani (1932), The Great Khali (1972), Shankar Dayal Sharma (1918), and Tilopa (928). After him are Kuvempu (1904), T. H. White (1906), Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (1921), Vishwanath Pratap Singh (1931), Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), and Zakir Naik (1965).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, M. Karunanidhi ranks 41Before him are Subramania Bharati (1882), Idries Shah (1924), Jim Corbett (1875), Mir Taqi Mir (1723), Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876), and Zeb-un-Nissa (1638). After him are Kuvempu (1904), T. H. White (1906), Harivansh Rai Bachchan (1907), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Rahul Sankrityayan (1893), and Bhavabhuti (null).