Rattanbai Jinnah

1900 - 1929

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Rattanbai Jinnah (née Petit; 20 February 1900 – 20 February 1929), also known as Ruttie Petit, was the wife of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, an important figure in the creation of Pakistan and the country's founder. Petit belonged to two of the most influential families of the Indian Subcontinent, the Petit family, through her father and the Jinnah family through her marriage to Jinnah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rattanbai Jinnah has received more than 1,179,682 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Rattanbai Jinnah is the 671st most popular social activist, the 998th most popular biography from India and the 50th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Rattanbai Jinnah ranks 671 out of 840Before her are Maryam Namazie, Randa Siniora, Siti Musdah Mulia, Susana Trimarco, Shin Dong-hyuk, and Felix Nartey. After her are Oinikhol Bobonazarova, Reyhaneh Jabbari, Gloria Allred, Rajmohan Gandhi, Charlotte Despard, and Ruthie Tompson.

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Among people born in 1900, Rattanbai Jinnah ranks 337Before her are Gertrude Mary Cox, Ethelwynn Trewavas, Albert Hackett, Padmaja Naidu, Alastair Sim, and Frederica Sagor Maas. After her are Alan Bush, Bill Aston, Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt, Helen Morgan, and Taffy Abel. Among people deceased in 1929, Rattanbai Jinnah ranks 145Before her are Rebeca Matte Bello, Joseph Smit, István Lichteneckert, Norman Pritchard, Dustin Farnum, and Burton Downing. After her is Katharine Lee Bates.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rattanbai Jinnah ranks 998 out of 1,861Before her are Arijit Singh (1987), Juliet Prowse (1936), Salman Khurshid (1953), Naushad (1919), Jagdeep (1939), and Moushumi Chatterjee (1953). After her are Shahid Kapoor (1981), Kapil Sibal (1948), Kapila Vatsyayan (1928), Filipe Neri Ferrão (1953), J. P. Nadda (1960), and Twinkle Khanna (1974).


Among social activists born in India, Rattanbai Jinnah ranks 50Before her are Veerappan (1952), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), Usha Mehta (1920), Jamnalal Bajaj (1889), Nirmala Deshpande (1929), and Jadav Payeng (1963). After her are Rajmohan Gandhi (1935), Sumaira Abdulali (1961), Aruna Shanbaug case (1948), Stan Swamy (1937), Gauri Lankesh (1962), and Irom Chanu Sharmila (1972).