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Mahadev Govind Ranade

1842 - 1901

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Mahadev Govind Ranade (18 January 1842 – 16 January 1901), popularly referred to as 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 owned several designations as member of the Bombay legislative council, member of the finance committee at the centre, and judge of the Bombay High Court, Maharashtra.As a well known public figure, his personality as a calm and patient optimist influenced his attitude towards dealings with Britain as well as reform in India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahadev Govind Ranade has received more than 841,047 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Mahadev Govind Ranade is the 781st most popular philosopher, the 282nd most popular biography from India and the 34th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 781 out of 1,081Before him are François Bernier, Eric Hoffer, Melchor Cano, Jacob Moleschott, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, and Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz. After him are Nikephoros Blemmydes, Glaucon, Domingo de Soto, Hakuin Ekaku, Donald Davidson, and Ludovico Antonio Muratori.

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Among people born in 1842, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 49Before him are Rikard Nordraak, Alexandre Ribot, Carl Zeller, José-Maria de Heredia, Hugo Schuchardt, and François Coppée. After him are Princess Alexandrine of Prussia, Ernest, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Emil Christian Hansen, Carl Millöcker, Arthur Sullivan, and Maurice Rouvier. Among people deceased in 1901, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 35Before him are Shō Tai, François-Marie Raoult, Nikolaos Gyzis, John Kemp Starley, Leopoldo Alas, and Leon Czolgosz. After him are Albert, 4th duc de Broglie, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Dagny Juel, Edmond Audran, Johannes Schmidt, and Prince Henri of Orléans.

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Among people born in India, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 282 out of 1,493Before him are P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), Amrapali (-450), Skandagupta (500), Dadasaheb Phalke (1870), and Bhavabhuti (null). After him are Jim Corbett (1875), Homi J. Bhabha (1909), Pulakeshin II (610), T. H. White (1906), Begum Hazrat Mahal (1820), and Asha Bhosle (1933).


Among philosophers born in India, Mahadev Govind Ranade ranks 34Before him are Dignāga (480), Eknath (1533), Thiruvalluvar (350), Hemachandra (1089), Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897), and Sarada Devi (1853). After him are Rishabhanatha (null), Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (1921), Debendranath Tagore (1817), Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), Vallabha (1479), and Jaimini (-390).