Nirmala Deshpande

1929 - 2008

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Nirmala Deshpande (17 October 1929 – 1 May 2008) () was a noted Indian social activist who had embraced Gandhi and philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nirmala Deshpande has received more than 74,121 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Nirmala Deshpande is the 604th most popular social activist (down from 503rd in 2019), the 825th most popular biography from India (down from 677th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Nirmala Deshpande ranks 604 out of 840Before her are Hu Jia, Jamnalal Bajaj, Ingrid Newkirk, Martin Luther King III, Lillian Wald, and Hadja Saran Daraba Kaba. After her are Arthur Scargill, Jared Taylor, Anna Aloys Henga, Aaron Swartz, Jadav Payeng, and Agnès Callamard.

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Among people born in 1929, Nirmala Deshpande ranks 487Before her are Basri Dirimlili, Red Amick, William Fields, Ahmed Kathrada, Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, and Vivien Merchant. After her are Rex Hartwig, Antonina Seredina, Edith M. Flanigen, Joseph Mascolo, Sofia Muratova, and Bhanu Athaiya. Among people deceased in 2008, Nirmala Deshpande ranks 338Before her are Alton Ellis, Françoise Demulder, Viktor Kuzkin, Eddy Arnold, Sigitas Geda, and Sam Bottoms. After her are Joseph Pevney, Chicão, Thomas M. Disch, Andrzej Badeński, Jimmy Carl Black, and Manorama.

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In India

Among people born in India, Nirmala Deshpande ranks 825 out of 1,861Before her are Nain Singh (1830), Madhavrao Scindia (1945), Manorama (1937), Vani Jairam (1945), Smita Patil (1955), and Lalita Pawar (1916). After her are E. M. S. Namboodiripad (1909), Amjad Ali Khan (1945), George Caridia (1869), Sonu Sood (1973), Anil Ambani (1959), and Akhtar Hameed Khan (1914).


Among social activists born in India, Nirmala Deshpande ranks 48Before her are Neerja Bhanot (1963), Manilal Gandhi (1892), Veerappan (1952), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), Usha Mehta (1920), and Jamnalal Bajaj (1889). After her are Jadav Payeng (1963), Rattanbai Jinnah (1900), Rajmohan Gandhi (1935), Sumaira Abdulali (1961), Aruna Shanbaug case (1948), and Stan Swamy (1937).