Social Activist

Mahatma Gandhi

1869 - 1948

Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (; Hindustani: [ˈmoːɦəndaːs ˈkərəmtʃənd ˈɡaːndʱi] (listen); 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable") was applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa and is now used worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 29,224,812 page views. His biography is available in different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular Social Activist.

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  • 29M

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  • 32.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 172

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among Social Activists

Among Social Activists, Mahatma Gandhi ranks 2 out of 423Before him are Nelson Mandela. After him are Rosa Luxemburg, Jan Hus, Mother Teresa, Henry Dunant, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Jean-Paul Marat, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Lady Godiva, and Claus von Stauffenberg.

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