Romila Thapar

1931 - Today

Romila Thapar

Romila Thapar (born 30 November 1931) is an Indian historian whose principal area of study is ancient India. She is the author of several books including the popular volume, A History of India, and is currently Professor Emerita at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Romila Thapar has received more than 559,756 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 287th most popular historian.

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Among historians, Romila Thapar ranks 287 out of 292Before her are Mary Beard, Robert Kagan, Charles A. Beard, Heinrich Gelzer, Elaine Pagels, and Taner Akçam. After her are Mark Mazower, Edward Duyker, Walter Rodney, Oliver Grau, Adrian Goldsworthy, and William Dalrymple.

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Among people born in 1931, Romila Thapar ranks 336Before her are Martin Milner, John Kerr, Barbara Barrie, Tom Wilson, Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi, and Paulias Matane. After her are Jim Bunning, Billy Casper, and Tom Laughlin.

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In India

Among people born in India, Romila Thapar ranks 576 out of 848Before her are S. M. Krishna (1932), Kapil Dev (1959), Saroo Brierley (1981), Kirron Kher (1955), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), and Sania Mirza (1986). After her are Leander Paes (1973), Deepa Mehta (1950), Amjad Ali Khan (1945), Nirmala Sitharaman (null), Smita Patil (1955), and Aparna Sen (1945).


Among historians born in India, Romila Thapar ranks 1

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