Meira Kumar

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Meira Kumar (born 31 March 1945) is an Indian politician and former diplomat. A member of the Indian National Congress, she was the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment from 2004 to 2009, the Minister of Water Resources for a brief period in 2009, and the 15th Speaker of Lok Sabha from 2009 to 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meira Kumar has received more than 1,437,595 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Meira Kumar is the 13,368th most popular politician (down from 12,153rd in 2019), the 506th most popular biography from India (down from 458th in 2019) and the 164th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Meira Kumar ranks 13,368 out of 15,577Before her are Ermesinde of Luxembourg, Countess of Namur, Vinicio Cerezo, Iuliu Hossu, Patrick Hillery, George Sabra, and Thaddeus Stevens. After her are Nazi-Maruttash, William Davies Evans, Edgar Lungu, Spurius Postumius Albinus Magnus, Alf Landon, and Paul-Émile Janson.

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Among people born in 1945, Meira Kumar ranks 330Before her are Alexander Markovich Polyakov, Carlos Osoro Sierra, Pierre Michon, Walt Frazier, Pat Jennings, and Kadir Topbaş. After her are Ronee Blakley, Roberta Bondar, Zdeňka Vávrová, Elton Dean, Nuruddin Farah, and Herman Cain.

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In India

Among people born in India, Meira Kumar ranks 506 out of 1,493Before her are Kamala Surayya (1934), Christian Zacharias (1950), Charles Gmelin (1872), Madhuri Dixit (1967), Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923), and Jyoti Basu (1914). After her are Sulochana Gadgil (1944), Amrit Kaur (1889), P. T. Usha (1964), Fauja Singh (1911), Har Dayal (1884), and Sivaji Ganesan (1928).


Among politicians born in India, Meira Kumar ranks 164Before her are Fatima Jinnah (1893), Islam Shah Suri (1510), Sushma Swaraj (1952), Jaipal Singh Munda (1903), Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923), and Jyoti Basu (1914). After her are Amrit Kaur (1889), Mayawati (1956), Syama Prasad Mukherjee (1901), Mamata Banerjee (1955), Alivardi Khan (1671), and Mohammad Hamid Ansari (1937).