Purushottam Das Tandon

1882 - 1962

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Purushottam Das Tandon (pronunciation ; 1 August 1882 – 1 July 1962) was a freedom fighter from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is widely remembered for his opposition to the partition of India, as well as efforts in achieving the Official Language of India status for Hindi. He was customarily given the title Rajarshi (etymology: Raja + Rishi = Royal Saint). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Purushottam Das Tandon has received more than 211,524 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Purushottam Das Tandon is the 12,956th most popular politician (down from 12,095th in 2019), the 532nd most popular biography from India (down from 441st in 2019) and the 167th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Purushottam Das Tandon ranks 12,956 out of 15,710Before him are H. R. Haldeman, Maia Sandu, Ayesha Gaddafi, Frans Andriessen, Wilford Woodruff, and Walter Brack. After him are Ralph Gonsalves, Yaakov Neeman, Ramiro de León Carpio, Portia Simpson-Miller, Luísa Diogo, and Ali Sastroamidjojo.

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Among people born in 1882, Purushottam Das Tandon ranks 197Before him are Verner Weckman, Edward Van Sloan, José Luis Tejada Sorzano, Louis Wilkins, Harry Myers, and Geoffrey de Havilland. After him are Wyndham Halswelle, Eric Gill, Henry J. Kaiser, Mykolas Biržiška, Nevile Henderson, and Oswald Holmberg. Among people deceased in 1962, Purushottam Das Tandon ranks 137Before him are Frank Hurley, Władysław Broniewski, Ellen Osiier, Roque González Garza, Fernand Rigaux, and G. M. Trevelyan. After him are Jean Amrouche, Mykolas Biržiška, Lucile Watson, Robinson Jeffers, Charles Reisner, and Gerrit Achterberg.

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Among people born in India, Purushottam Das Tandon ranks 532 out of 1,227Before him are Rajnath Singh (1951), Naseeruddin Shah (1949), Shuja-ud-Daula (1732), Sheikh Abdullah (1905), V. S. Ramachandran (1951), and Farida Jalal (1949). After him are Kamal Haasan (1954), Anita Desai (1937), Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914), Mayawati (1956), George Fernandes (1930), and Feroz Khan (1939).


Among politicians born in India, Purushottam Das Tandon ranks 167Before him are Amrit Kaur (1889), Choudhry Rahmat Ali (1895), Anandiben Patel (1941), Rajnath Singh (1951), Shuja-ud-Daula (1732), and Sheikh Abdullah (1905). After him are Mayawati (1956), George Fernandes (1930), Sucheta Kriplani (1908), Mahboob Ali Khan (1866), Sheila Dikshit (1938), and Lalu Prasad Yadav (1948).