M. S. Swaminathan

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Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan (born 7 August 1925) is an Indian geneticist and administrator, known for his role in India's Green Revolution, a program under which high-yield varieties of wheat and rice were planted. Swaminathan has been called the "Father of Green Revolution in India" for his role in introducing and further developing high-yielding varieties of wheat in India. He is the founder of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of M. S. Swaminathan has received more than 1,278,808 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. M. S. Swaminathan is the 12,593rd most popular politician (down from 11,449th in 2019), the 496th most popular biography from India (down from 380th in 2019) and the 155th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, M. S. Swaminathan ranks 12,593 out of 15,710. Before him are Giovanni Palatucci, James Comey, Hans Apel, Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré, Amda Seyon I, and Karim Khalili. After him are Yun Chi-young, Joe Arpaio, Celso Torrelio, John Negroponte, William Perry, and Mamadou Dia.

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Among people born in 1925, M. S. Swaminathan ranks 324Before him are Anne-Marie Colchen, Leon Schlumpf, Károly Makk, Alfred Kelbassa, Álvaro Magaña, and Paul Kurtz. After him are Bernardo Ruiz, Vladimir Shainsky, Carlo Annovazzi, James Mellaart, Andrei Eshpai, and Angelo Conterno.

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Among people born in India, M. S. Swaminathan ranks 496 out of 1,227. Before him are Ravi Zacharias (1946), Mamata Banerjee (1955), Bhagwan Das (1869), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Roshan Seth (1942), and Sachin Tendulkar (1973). After him are Surendranath Banerjee (1848), Shah Shuja (1616), Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (1924), Randhir Kapoor (1947), Jyoti Basu (1914), and Kajal Aggarwal (1985).


Among politicians born in India, M. S. Swaminathan ranks 155Before him are Muhammad Azam Shah (1653), Venkaiah Naidu (1949), Govind Ballabh Pant (1887), Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923), Mamata Banerjee (1955), and Bhagwan Das (1869). After him are Surendranath Banerjee (1848), Shah Shuja (1616), Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (1924), Jyoti Basu (1914), Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV (1884), and Amrit Kaur (1889).

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