Rani of Jhansi

1828 - 1858

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Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (pronunciation ; 19 November 1828 — 18 June 1858), was an Indian queen, the Maharani consort of the Maratha princely state of Jhansi from 1843 to 1853 as the wife of Maharaja Gangadhar Rao. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rani of Jhansi has received more than 9,631,510 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Rani of Jhansi is the 940th most popular politician (up from 1,155th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from India (up from 35th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Indian Politician.

Rani of Jhansi is most famous for her involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

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Among politicians, Rani of Jhansi ranks 940 out of 15,710Before her are Islam Karimov, Wilhelm Pieck, Ruth, Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, and Constantine V. After her are Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor, Basil II, Raymond Poincaré, Pepin of Herstal, Ælfweard of Wessex, and Archduchess Gisela of Austria.

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Among people born in 1828, Rani of Jhansi ranks 5Before her are Leo Tolstoy, Jules Verne, Henrik Ibsen, and Henry Dunant. After her are Saigō Takamori, Hippolyte Taine, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Charbel Makhlouf, Randal Cremer, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, and John Langdon Down. Among people deceased in 1858, Rani of Jhansi ranks 3Before her are Robert Owen and Joseph Radetzky von Radetz. After her are Hiroshige, Robert Brown, Matthew C. Perry, Karl Thomas Mozart, John Snow, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Johannes Peter Müller, Anton Diabelli, and Dred Scott.

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Among people born in India, Rani of Jhansi ranks 26 out of 1,227Before her are Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Adi Shankara (788), Bodhidharma (483), Kabir (1440), Aurangzeb (1618), and Brahmagupta (598). After her are Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Rama (null), Alauddin Khalji (1266), C. V. Raman (1888), and Salman Khan (1965).


Among politicians born in India, Rani of Jhansi ranks 8Before her are A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Indira Gandhi (1917), Shivaji (1627), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), and Aurangzeb (1618). After her are Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Rama (null), Alauddin Khalji (1266), Jahangir (1569), and Sariputta (-568).