M. N. Roy

1887 - 1954

M. N. Roy

Manabendra Nath Roy (22 March 1887 – 25 January 1954), born Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, was an Indian revolutionary, radical activist and political theorist, as well as a noted philosopher in the 20th century. Roy was a founder of the Mexican Communist Party and the Communist Party of India. He was also a delegate to congresses of the Communist International and Russia's aide to China. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of M. N. Roy has received more than 577,467 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 280th most popular social activist.

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  • 22

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

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Among social activists, M. N. Roy ranks 279 out of 426Before him are Kate Sheppard, Louise Bryant, Clara Barton, Toktogul Satylganov, Black Elk, and Zhang Guotao. After him are Tawakkol Karman, Yuri Levitan, Viola Desmond, Greta Thunberg, Abdallah ibn Yasin, and Mahmoud Taleghani.

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Among people born in 1887, M. N. Roy ranks 127Before him are Anthony van Hoboken, Annette Kellermann, Pyotr Nesterov, Courtney Hodges, Pierre Jean Jouve, and Alvin York. After him are Chico Marx, Maria Jeritza, Georges Vézina, Ernst Toch, Lajos Kassák, and Ricardo Wolf. Among people deceased in 1954, M. N. Roy ranks 69Before him are William Hoyt, Mikhail Prishvin, Jacques Mieses, Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp, Robert H. Jackson, and Hella Wuolijoki. After him are Alberto Braglia, Vilhelm Buhl, Omer Nishani, Vivian Woodward, Samuel Jones, and Theodore Lyman IV.

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Among people born in India, M. N. Roy ranks 314 out of 848Before him are Udham Singh (1899), Anish Kapoor (1954), Chandra Shekhar (1927), Margaret Murray (1863), Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), and Rakesh Sharma (1949). After him are Bhavabhuti (null), Alamgir II (1699), Bahubali (null), Kajol (1974), Jayant Narlikar (1938), and Robert Swinhoe (1836).


Among social activists born in India, M. N. Roy ranks 18Before him are Anna Hazare (1937), Vandana Shiva (1952), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Baba Amte (1914), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), and Udham Singh (1899). After him are Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), Charu Majumdar (1918), Kamala Nehru (1899), Neerja Bhanot (1963), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), and Ela Bhatt (1933).

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