Rajmohan Gandhi

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Rajmohan Gandhi (born 7 August 1935) is an Indian biographer, historian, politician and research professor at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US. His paternal grandfather is Mahatma Gandhi, and his maternal grandfather is Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari. He is also a scholar in residence at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. In 1989, he joined Janata Dal and unsuccessfully contested against Rajiv Gandhi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rajmohan Gandhi has received more than 1,190,411 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Rajmohan Gandhi is the 675th most popular social activist (down from 558th in 2019), the 1,006th most popular biography from India (down from 818th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Rajmohan Gandhi ranks 675 out of 840Before him are Shin Dong-hyuk, Felix Nartey, Rattanbai Jinnah, Oinikhol Bobonazarova, Reyhaneh Jabbari, and Gloria Allred. After him are Charlotte Despard, Ruthie Tompson, Beyers Naudé, Azimzhan Askarov, Emily Murphy, and Anna Howard Shaw.

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Among people born in 1935, Rajmohan Gandhi ranks 528Before him are Eddie Hopkinson, Billy Boy Arnold, Alex Karras, Phil Donahue, Albert Heath, and Lyle Waggoner. After him are Gail Fisher, Mel Charles, Jane Dee Hull, Bobby Bare, John Spencer, and Manuel Aaron.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rajmohan Gandhi ranks 1,006 out of 1,861Before him are Kapil Sibal (1948), Kapila Vatsyayan (1928), Filipe Neri Ferrão (1953), J. P. Nadda (1960), Twinkle Khanna (1974), and David Dhawan (1955). After him are Rohan Bopanna (1980), Sarika (1962), Tarun Gogoi (1936), Amarinder Singh (1942), V. N. Janaki (1923), and Simi Garewal (1947).


Among social activists born in India, Rajmohan Gandhi ranks 51Before him are Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), Usha Mehta (1920), Jamnalal Bajaj (1889), Nirmala Deshpande (1929), Jadav Payeng (1963), and Rattanbai Jinnah (1900). After him are Sumaira Abdulali (1961), Aruna Shanbaug case (1948), Stan Swamy (1937), Gauri Lankesh (1962), Irom Chanu Sharmila (1972), and Manasi Pradhan (1962).