Motilal Nehru

1861 - 1931

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Motilal Nehru (6 May 1861 – 6 February 1931) was an Indian lawyer, activist and politician belonging to the Indian National Congress. He also served as the Congress President twice, 1919–1920 and 1928–1929. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Motilal Nehru has received more than 2,742,483 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Motilal Nehru is the 7,371st most popular politician (down from 6,913th in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from India (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Motilal Nehru ranks 7,371 out of 15,710Before him are Luchino Visconti, Yael Dayan, Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany, Malietoa Tanumafili II, Frederick, Duke of Bohemia, and Manuel Marulanda. After him are Nana Akufo-Addo, Bernd Rosemeyer, Andrej Kiska, Kimon Georgiev, Emperor Mu of Jin, and Pietro I Candiano.

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Among people born in 1861, Motilal Nehru ranks 50Before him are Louis Anquetin, Vazha-Pshavela, Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, John William Godward, Spyridon Samaras, and James Mark Baldwin. After him are William Renshaw, Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia, Konstantin Korovin, William C. Durant, Nellie Melba, and Elin Danielson-Gambogi. Among people deceased in 1931, Motilal Nehru ranks 48Before him are Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria, Antonio Salandra, Eugene de Blaas, Princess Isabella of Croÿ, Salvatore Maranzano, and David Bruce. After him are Louise, Princess Royal, Nellie Melba, Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Auguste Forel, Lujo Brentano, and Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme.

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Among people born in India, Motilal Nehru ranks 208 out of 1,227Before him are Kittur Chennamma (1778), Homi J. Bhabha (1909), Baji Rao I (1700), Idries Shah (1924), Jamsetji Tata (1839), and Salim Ali (1896). After him are Thiruvalluvar (350), Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905), Narayana Guru (1855), Birsa Munda (1875), Liaquat Ali Khan (1895), and Lala Lajpat Rai (1865).


Among politicians born in India, Motilal Nehru ranks 62Before him are Pushyamitra Shunga (-300), Siraj ud-Daulah (1733), Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), Birbal (1528), Khaleda Zia (1945), and Nizamuddin Auliya (1238). After him are Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905), Birsa Munda (1875), Liaquat Ali Khan (1895), Lala Lajpat Rai (1865), Charan Singh (1902), and K. Kamaraj (1903).