Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

1913 - 1996

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Neelam Sanjiva Reddy pronunciation (19 May 1913 – 1 June 1996) was an Indian politician who served as the sixth president of India, serving from 1977 to 1982. Beginning a long political career with the Indian National Congress Party in the independence movement, he went on to hold several key offices in independent India—as the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, a two-time Speaker of the Lok Sabha and a Union Minister—before becoming the youngest-ever Indian president.Born in present-day Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh, Reddy completed his schooling at Adayar and joined the Government Arts College at Anantapur. He quit to become an Indian independence activist and was jailed for participating in the Quit India Movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neelam Sanjiva Reddy has received more than 1,329,940 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Neelam Sanjiva Reddy is the 7,946th most popular politician (up from 8,508th in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from India (up from 248th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy ranks 7,946 out of 15,710Before him are René Duguay-Trouin, Ngô Đình Nhu, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Ibrahim Muteferrika, Viacheslav I of Kiev, and Krishnadevaraya. After him are Eurycratides, Naropa, Constantine II of Scotland, Margaret of Navarre, Dorieus, and Adib Shishakli.

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Among people born in 1913, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy ranks 117Before him are Waldemar de Brito, Masatoshi Nakayama, Tadao Horie, Alfonso López Michelsen, Alfred Bester, and Donald Maclean. After him are Trevor Howard, William Tolbert, Nikolai Amosov, Tikhon Khrennikov, Hajo Herrmann, and Elisaveta Bykova. Among people deceased in 1996, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy ranks 99Before him are Shams Pahlavi, Hans Blumenberg, Annabella, Dan Flavin, Leo Joseph Suenens, and Amos Tversky. After him are Brunó Ferenc Straub, Bartel Leendert van der Waerden, Tito Okello, Edison Denisov, Muhammad al-Badr, and Chas Chandler.

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Among people born in India, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy ranks 233 out of 1,227Before him are Mohammed Rafi (1924), Anna Hazare (1937), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), Rishabhanatha (null), Shah Waliullah Dehlawi (1703), and Krishnadevaraya (1471). After him are Lindsay Anderson (1923), Mir Taqi Mir (1723), Rajaraja I (947), Parshvanatha (-872), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), and Rishi Kapoor (1952).


Among politicians born in India, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy ranks 73Before him are Charan Singh (1902), K. Kamaraj (1903), Feroze Gandhi (1912), Rajaram I (1670), Dhyan Chand (1905), and Krishnadevaraya (1471). After him are Rajaraja I (947), Hyder Ali (1720), Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556), Jahandar Shah (1661), and Nana Sahib (1824).