Mahadev Govind Ranade

1842 - 1901

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Rao Bahadur Mahadev Govind Ranade (18 January 1842–16 January 1901), popularly referred to as Nyayamurti Ranade (lit. Justice Ranade), was an Indian scholar, social reformer, judge and author. He was one of the founding members of the Indian National Congress party and held several designations such as Member of The Bombay Legislative Council and Member of The Finance Committee at the centre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahadev Govind Ranade has received more than 986,707 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Mahadev Govind Ranade is the 276th most popular social activist (down from 260th in 2019), the 314th most popular biography from India (down from 279th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Over the past year Mahadev Govind Ranade has had the most page views in the with 110,077 views, followed by Hindi (36,709), and Marathi (27,202). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Konkani (140.26%), Russian (101.06%), and Sanskrit (54.87%)


Among social activists, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 276 out of 840Before him are Jean Ziegler, Carlo Cafiero, Harilal Gandhi, Russell Means, Gabriela Silang, and Paul Watson. After him are Melchora Aquino, Leymah Gbowee, Gustave Moynier, Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, Allan Octavian Hume, and Coretta Scott King.

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Among people born in 1842, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 50Before him are Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia, François Coppée, Rikard Nordraak, José-Maria de Heredia, Ernest, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and Carl Zeller. After him are Eloy Alfaro, Maurice Rouvier, Carl Millöcker, Arthur Sullivan, Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein, and Emil Christian Hansen. Among people deceased in 1901, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 37Before him are Princess Januária of Brazil, Lev Ivanov, Dagny Juel, Leopoldo Alas, Albert, 4th duc de Broglie, and Frederic W. H. Myers. After him are Leon Czolgosz, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Edmond Audran, Oreste Baratieri, John Kemp Starley, and Aleksander Gierymski.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 314 out of 1,861Before him are Telesphore Toppo (1939), Chandra Shekhar (1927), Rajinikanth (1950), Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861), Vallabha (1479), and Rishabhanatha (null). After him are Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), Nargis (1929), Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930), T. H. White (1906), Mastani (1699), and Rambhadracharya (1950).


Among social activists born in India, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 19Before him are Khudiram Bose (1889), Anna Hazare (1937), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Vandana Shiva (1952), and Harilal Gandhi (1888). After him are Aruna Asaf Ali (1909), Baba Amte (1914), M. N. Roy (1887), Bhikaiji Cama (1861), Dhondo Keshav Karve (1858), and Udham Singh (1899).