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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 7,255,390 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Sarojini Naidu is the 722nd most popular writer (up from 984th in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from India (up from 100th in 2019) and the 15th 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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Among writers, Sarojini Naidu ranks 722 out of 5,755Before her are Louise Hay, Bruno Schulz, David Irving, Claudian, Aratus, and L. Ron Hubbard. After her are Klaus Mann, Phillis Wheatley, Mahmoud Darwish, Kang Youwei, Tatian, and Antonio Machado.

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Among people born in 1879, Sarojini Naidu ranks 22Before her are Milutin Milanković, Hans Luther, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Rudolf von Laban, Ramana Maharshi, and Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted. After her are Francis Peyton Rous, Italo Gariboldi, An Jung-geun, Franz Reichelt, Victor Sjöström, and Joseph Wirth. Among people deceased in 1949, Sarojini Naidu ranks 19Before her are Elton Mayo, August Krogh, Victor Fleming, Axel Munthe, Kim Jong-suk, and Kim Koo. After her are Klaus Mann, Nathuram Godse, Fyodor Tolbukhin, Marcel Cerdan, Angela Hitler, and Gustav Radbruch.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sarojini Naidu ranks 87 out of 1,493Before her are Ramana Maharshi (1879), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Sher Shah Suri (1486), Vātsyāyana (300), Cliff Richard (1940), and Tukaram (1608). After her are Nathuram Godse (1910), Gerald Durrell (1925), Mahākāśyapa (-550), Satyendra Nath Bose (1894), Chandragupta II (400), and Vishvamitra (-2000).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Sarojini Naidu ranks 15Before her are William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Savitribai Phule (1831), Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), Vātsyāyana (300), and Tukaram (1608). After her are Lawrence Durrell (1912), Basava (1134), Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838), Ahmed Deedat (1918), Namdev (1270), and Bāṇabhaṭṭa (601).