Mamata Banerjee

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Mamata Banerjee (Bengali: Bengali pronunciation: [mɔmota bɔndoˈpaddʱˈae̯] (listen) (Mamata Bandyopadhyaya) born 5 January 1955) is an Indian politician who is serving as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011, the first woman to hold the office. She founded the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC or TMC) party in 1998 after separating from the Indian National Congress, and became its first chairperson. She is often referred to as Didi (meaning elder sister in Bengali)Banerjee previously served twice as Minister of Railways, the first woman to do so. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mamata Banerjee has received more than 5,288,093 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mamata Banerjee is the 12,514th most popular politician (down from 11,475th in 2019), the 491st most popular biography from India (down from 383rd in 2019) and the 153rd most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mamata Banerjee ranks 12,514 out of 15,710Before her are Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel, Martin Bangemann, Atifete Jahjaga, Jóannes Eidesgaard, Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, and Arthur Meighen. After her are Heinrich von Gagern, Petko Karavelov, John Taylor, Pierre Moscovici, Nabu-suma-ukin II, and Angélica Rivera.

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Among people born in 1955, Mamata Banerjee ranks 241Before her are Val McDermid, Nathan East, Roberto Pruzzo, Gale Anne Hurd, Ringo Lam, and Deborra-Lee Furness. After her are James Eckhouse, Bruno Pezzey, Aleksandre Chivadze, John Hinckley Jr., Andrei Gavrilov, and Jeff Perry.

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Among people born in India, Mamata Banerjee ranks 491 out of 1,227Before her are Govind Ballabh Pant (1887), Barry Hay (1948), Saif Ali Khan (1970), Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923), Rani Mukerji (1978), and Ravi Zacharias (1946). After her are Bhagwan Das (1869), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Roshan Seth (1942), Sachin Tendulkar (1973), M. S. Swaminathan (1925), and Surendranath Banerjee (1848).


Among politicians born in India, Mamata Banerjee ranks 153Before her are Phoolan Devi (1963), Sharad Pawar (1940), Muhammad Azam Shah (1653), Venkaiah Naidu (1949), Govind Ballabh Pant (1887), and Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923). After her are Bhagwan Das (1869), M. S. Swaminathan (1925), Surendranath Banerjee (1848), Shah Shuja (1616), Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (1924), and Jyoti Basu (1914).

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