Mahadev Desai

1892 - 1942

Mahadev Desai

Mahadev Desai (1 January 1892 – 15 August 1942) was an Indian independence activist and writer best remembered as Mahatma Gandhi's personal secretary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahadev Desai has received more than 185,958 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,160th most popular writer.

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  • 190k

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  • 43.15

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Mahadev Desai ranks 4,154 out of 4,883Before him are Lady Charlotte Guest, Piers Anthony, James Hogg, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Roy Jacobsen, and Graham Hancock. After him are Liao Yiwu, Milan Rúfus, Rick Warren, Wafa Sultan, Duygu Asena, and Bruno Heller.

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Among people born in 1892, Mahadev Desai ranks 184Before him are David Garnett, Elmer Rice, Gregory La Cava, Jean de Bie, Johnny Dodds, and Wendell Willkie. After him are Pinto Colvig, Stuart Davis, Harry Mallin, Marston Morse, Seiichiro Kashio, and Alfred Lunt. Among people deceased in 1942, Mahadev Desai ranks 151Before him are Sidney Fox, Lucy Parsons, May Robson, Heinrich Burger, Clinton Hart Merriam, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. After him are James Cruze and George M. Cohan.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mahadev Desai ranks 453 out of 848Before him are Oswald Gracias (1944), Sunny Deol (1956), Sheikh Abdullah (1905), Rajkumar (1929), Zakir Hussain (1951), and Roshan Seth (1942). After him are Bhagwan Das (1869), Raj Reddy (1937), Guru Dutt (1925), Ravi Shankar (1956), Spike Milligan (1918), and Kareena Kapoor (1980).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Mahadev Desai ranks 50Before him are R. K. Narayan (1906), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay (1898), Arundhati Roy (1961), Saadat Hasan Manto (1912), and Anita Desai (1937). After him are Ravindra Prabhat (1969), Muthuswami Dikshitar (1775), Amitav Ghosh (1956), Javed Akhtar (1945), Ruskin Bond (1934), and Vikram Seth (1952).

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