Sarojini Naidu

1879 - 1949

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Sarojini Naidu (13 February 1879 – 2 March 1949) was an Indian political activist and poet who served as the first Governor of United Provinces, after India's independence. She played an important role in the Indian independence movement against the British Raj. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarojini Naidu has received more than 7,680,973 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Sarojini Naidu is the 803rd most popular writer (down from 716th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from India (down from 86th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Indian Writer.

Sarojini Naidu was a poet and politician in the Indian National Congress. She was the first woman to become the governor of a state in India, and she was also the first woman to be president of the Indian National Congress.

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Notable Works

The feather of the dawn
Sarojini Naidu, selected poetry and prose
The broken wing
English poetry
Sarojini Naidu, selected letters, 1890s to 1940s
Literary Collections
Poet, Orator, Freedom Fighter And Leader Of The Women`S Movement, Sarojini Naidu Was One Of India`S Best Known National Figures. This Book Is The First-Ever Compilation And Publication Of Her Letters.
The bird of time
The sceptred flute


Among writers, Sarojini Naidu ranks 803 out of 7,302Before her are Ibycus, Colleen McCullough, Dio Chrysostom, Maya Angelou, Pietro Bembo, and Jamal Khashoggi. After her are Tatian, Karl Harrer, Jan Potocki, Thomas Hardy, Daniel Keyes, and Magtymguly Pyragy.

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Among people born in 1879, Sarojini Naidu ranks 23Before her are Rudolf von Laban, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Ottorino Respighi, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Ramana Maharshi, and Shunroku Hata. After her are Francis Peyton Rous, Joseph Wirth, Italo Gariboldi, Henri Giraud, Ali of Hejaz, and An Jung-geun. Among people deceased in 1949, Sarojini Naidu ranks 22Before her are Elton Mayo, Axel Munthe, Angela Hitler, Nathuram Godse, Victor Fleming, and Fyodor Tolbukhin. After her are Gustav Radbruch, Henri Giraud, Kim Koo, Marcel Cerdan, Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, and Solomon R. Guggenheim.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sarojini Naidu ranks 101 out of 1,861Before her are Cliff Richard (1940), Ram Nath Kovind (1945), Prithviraj Chauhan (1159), Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883), Ravi Shankar (1920), and Mahavatar Babaji (1900). After her are Basava (1134), Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I (1671), Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Kim Philby (1912), Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), and Ahmed Deedat (1918).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Sarojini Naidu ranks 14Before her are Ghalib (1797), Savitribai Phule (1831), Meera (1498), Premchand (1880), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), and Lawrence Durrell (1912). After her are Basava (1134), Ahmed Deedat (1918), Tukaram (1608), Vātsyāyana (300), Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838), and Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899).