Mohammad Hamid Ansari

1937 - Today

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Mohammad Hamid Ansari (pronunciation ; born 1 April 1937) is an Indian politician and retired Foreign service officer who was the 12th chairman of Rajya Sabha and 12th vice president of India from 2007 to 2017. Ansari joined the IFS in 1961. In a diplomatic career spanning 38 years, he served as the Indian ambassador to Australia, Afghanistan, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad Hamid Ansari has received more than 1,858,427 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohammad Hamid Ansari is the 11,482nd most popular politician (down from 10,433rd in 2019), the 411th most popular biography from India (down from 332nd in 2019) and the 131st most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mohammad Hamid Ansari ranks 11,482 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, Eben Dönges, Constantin Coandă, Luis Eduardo Pérez, and Haj Ali Razmara. After him are Jean-Paul Proust, Madhavrao I, Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt, Buenaventura Báez, Elephenor, and Heinrich von Stephan.

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Among people born in 1937, Mohammad Hamid Ansari ranks 273Before him are Barbara Babcock, Gustavo Noboa, Givi Chokheli, José Augusto, Ramsewak Shankar, and Anita Traversi. After him are Ali Soilih, Andrei Bitov, Klara Guseva, Vittorio Adorni, José Araquistáin, and Brian G. Marsden.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari ranks 411 out of 1,227Before him are Richard O'Connor (1889), Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (1894), Mala Sinha (1936), Robert Swinhoe (1836), Anish Kapoor (1954), and R. K. Narayan (1906). After him are Arundhati Roy (1961), Rekha (1954), Kamala Surayya (1934), Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888), Percy Hobart (1885), and Balbir Singh Sr. (1923).


Among politicians born in India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari ranks 131Before him are Guru Har Rai (1630), Mohammad Hidayatullah (1905), Rajendra Chola I (1000), Islam Shah Suri (1510), Balaji Baji Rao (1720), and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (1892). After him are B. D. Jatti (1912), Fatima Jinnah (1893), Margaret Abbott (1878), Balaji Vishwanath (1662), Alivardi Khan (1671), and Sanjay Gandhi (1946).