Nirmala Sitharaman

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Nirmala Sitharaman (born 18 August 1959) is an Indian economist and politician serving as the current Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India. She is a member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2014. Sitharaman formerly served as the Defence Minister of India, thereby becoming India's second female defence minister and also the second female finance minister after Indira Gandhi and first full-time female Finance Minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nirmala Sitharaman has received more than 7,213,275 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Nirmala Sitharaman is the 13,995th most popular politician (down from 13,328th in 2019), the 657th most popular biography from India (down from 577th in 2019) and the 190th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Nirmala Sitharaman ranks 13,995 out of 15,710Before her are Pat Brown, Jorge Del Castillo, Bill Nelson, Eddy Maillet, Levi Lincoln Sr., and Ján Figeľ. After her are Denis Healey, Michael Jeffery, Tip O'Neill, Howard Dean, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, and Seiko Hashimoto.

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Among people born in 1959, Nirmala Sitharaman ranks 363Before her are Dennis Chambers, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Richard LaGravenese, Gelindo Bordin, Jon Oliva, and Peter Shor. After her are Anne Smith, Clint Howard, Zoé Valdés, Vladimir Yashchenko, Susanna Clarke, and Eben Moglen.

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Among people born in India, Nirmala Sitharaman ranks 657 out of 1,227Before her are Ruskin Bond (1934), Padmini (1932), Sugata Mitra (1952), Mehmood (1932), Babita (1947), and Varkey Vithayathil (1927). After her are Kirron Kher (1955), Nirmala Deshpande (1929), Jaswant Singh (1938), Kenneth Anderson (1891), Cornelia Sorabji (1866), and Shakti Kapoor (1952).


Among politicians born in India, Nirmala Sitharaman ranks 190Before her are Gopinath Bordoloi (1890), Gopal Swarup Pathak (1896), Arvind Kejriwal (1968), Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II (1734), I. I. Chundrigar (1897), and Arun Jaitley (1952). After her are Jaswant Singh (1938), Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar (1919), Amit Shah (1964), Krishan Kant (1927), Lobsang Sangay (1968), and Yogi Adityanath (1972).

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