Narendra Modi

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Narendra Damodardas Modi (Gujarati: [ˈnəɾendɾə dɑmodəɾˈdɑs ˈmodiː] (listen); born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current prime minister of India since 2014. Modi was the chief minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a right-wing Hindu nationalist paramilitary volunteer organisation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Narendra Modi has received more than 33,553,966 page views. His biography is available in 111 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 95 in 2019). Narendra Modi is the 1,782nd most popular politician (up from 1,953rd in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from India (up from 61st in 2019) and the 17th most popular Indian Politician.

Narendra Modi is most famous for being the Prime Minister of India. He is also famous for being a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Among politicians, Narendra Modi ranks 1,782 out of 15,710Before him are Coloman, King of Hungary, Yakov Sverdlov, Sophia Palaiologina, King Elah, Magnentius, and Ferdinand Marcos. After him are Anna Jagiellon, Ammar ibn Yasir, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Pescennius Niger, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and Vitiges.

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Among people born in 1950, Narendra Modi ranks 14Before him are Goran Bregović, Steve Wozniak, Vicente del Bosque, Bill Murray, Anne, Princess Royal, and Ed Harris. After him are Gilles Villeneuve, Peter Gabriel, Richard Branson, Robbie Coltrane, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, and Gabriel Byrne.

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Among people born in India, Narendra Modi ranks 53 out of 1,227Before him are Ghalib (1797), Salman Rushdie (1947), Augustus De Morgan (1806), Mahākāśyapa (-550), Tipu Sultan (1750), and Mumtaz Mahal (1593). After him are Zubin Mehta (1936), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Premchand (1880), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Amir Khusrow (1253), and Vātsyāyana (300).


Among politicians born in India, Narendra Modi ranks 17Before him are Rama (null), Alauddin Khalji (1266), Jahangir (1569), Sariputta (-568), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), and Tipu Sultan (1750). After him are Ram Nath Kovind (1945), Abdul Karim (1863), Harsha (590), Śuddhodana (-590), Sher Shah Suri (1486), and Rajiv Gandhi (1944).

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