Ranjit Singh

1780 - 1839

Ranjit Singh

Maharaja Ranjit Singh (13 November 1780 – 27 June 1839), popularly known as Sher-e-Punjab or "Lion of Punjab", was the leader of the Sikh Empire, which ruled the northwest Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century. He survived smallpox in infancy but lost sight in his left eye. He fought his first battle alongside his father at age 10. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ranjit Singh has received more than 2,788,611 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,199th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ranjit Singh ranks 5,166 out of 14,801Before him are Kim Yong-il, King Ping of Zhou, Puabi, Maharbal, Emperor Jingzong of Western Xia, and Sarduri I. After him are Jaunutis, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Emperor Junna, Hamani Diori, Baruch ben Neriah, and Liuva I.

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Among people born in 1780, Ranjit Singh ranks 12Before him are Sacagawea, Charles Nodier, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Jernej Kopitar, Jules de Polignac, and Karl Nesselrode. After him are Alexandre Deschapelles, Hinrich Lichtenstein, Tudor Vladimirescu, Bernardino Rivadavia, Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg, and Mary Somerville. Among people deceased in 1839, Ranjit Singh ranks 9Before him are Friedrich Mohs, Caroline Bonaparte, Fernando Sor, William Smith, William, Duke of Nassau, and Pehr Henrik Ling. After him are Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia, Princess Marie of Orléans, Charlotte Bonaparte, Joseph Fesch, Gaspard de Prony, and Joseph Anton Koch.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Ranjit Singh ranks 24 out of 125Before him are Raj Kapoor (1924), Bindusara (-320), Har Gobind Khorana (1922), Aga Khan III (1877), Muhammad bin Tughluq (1290), and Manmohan Singh (1932). After him are Khushal Khattak (1613), Guru Ram Das (1534), Kabir Bedi (1946), Kurt Diemberger (1932), Bacha Khan (1890), and Imran Khan (1952).