Ram Mohan Roy

1772 - 1833

Ram Mohan Roy

Raja Ram Mohan Roy (22 May 1772 – 27 September 1833) was one of the founders of the Brahmo Sabha, the precursor of the Brahmo Samaj, a social-religious reform movement in the Indian subcontinent. He was given the title of Raja by Akbar II, the Mughal emperor. His influence was apparent in the fields of politics, public administration, education and religion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ram Mohan Roy has received more than 3,653,988 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 281st most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Ram Mohan Roy ranks 279 out of 1,005Before him are Euclid of Megara, Justus Lipsius, Roger Garaudy, Abraham ibn Ezra, Vladimir Solovyov, and Julius Evola. After him are Cleanthes, Al-Jahiz, Hugh of Saint Victor, Alain Badiou, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, and Uriel da Costa.

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Among people born in 1772, Ram Mohan Roy ranks 9Before him are Charles Fourier, William I of the Netherlands, Friedrich Schlegel, Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. After him are Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Nachman of Breslov, Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien, Henri de la Rochejaquelein, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, and Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1833, Ram Mohan Roy ranks 6Before him are Nicéphore Niépce, Kaspar Hauser, Ferdinand VII of Spain, Richard Trevithick, and Adrien-Marie Legendre. After him are Marie-Antoine Carême, Seraphim of Sarov, Hugh Glass, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, and Pierre André Latreille.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ram Mohan Roy ranks 60 out of 848Before him are Ghalib (1797), Pete Best (1941), Amir Khusrow (1253), Salman Rushdie (1947), Julie Christie (1940), and Satyajit Ray (1921). After him are Narendra Modi (1950), Kim Philby (1912), Ravi Shankar (1920), Paramahansa Yogananda (1893), Ronald Ross (1857), and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888).


Among philosophers born in India, Ram Mohan Roy ranks 10Before him are Chanakya (-375), Kabir (1440), Adi Shankara (788), Swami Vivekananda (1863), Ramakrishna (1836), and Vyasa (-390). After him are Paramahansa Yogananda (1893), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Aśvaghoṣa (80), Ramana Maharshi (1879), Ramanuja (1017), and Shantideva (685).

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