Savitri Devi

1905 - 1982

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Savitri Devi Mukherji (born Maximiani Julia Portas, French: [mak.si.mja.ni pɔʁ.tɑ]; 30 September 1905—22 October 1982) was a French-born Greek fascist, Nazi sympathizer, and spy who served the Axis powers by committing acts of espionage against the Allied forces in India. She was later a leading member of the Neo-Nazi underground during the 1960s.Savitri was a proponent of a synthesis of Hinduism and Nazism, proclaiming Adolf Hitler to have been an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu. She depicted Hitler as a sacrifice for humanity that would lead to the end of the worst World Age, the Kali Yuga, which she believed was induced by the Jews, whom she saw as the powers of evil.Her writings have influenced neo-Nazism and Nazi occultism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Savitri Devi has received more than 765,134 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Savitri Devi is the 2,654th most popular writer (down from 2,453rd in 2019), the 2,748th most popular biography from France (down from 2,429th in 2019) and the 359th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Savitri Devi ranks 2,654 out of 5,794Before her are Shūji Terayama, Ka'b ibn Zuhayr, Louis of Granada, Rupert Brooke, Jurij Brězan, and Gérard de Villiers. After her are Giovanni Pontano, Sylvain Maréchal, Paul the Silentiary, Kir Bulychev, Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, and Ricardo Palma.

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Among people born in 1905, Savitri Devi ranks 134Before her are Robert Stevenson, Wanda Wasilewska, Hilde Holger, Hans Freudenthal, Jan Gies, and Pierre Brasseur. After her are Harry Harlow, Preguinho, Osvaldo Pugliese, Grigori Kozintsev, Leo Genn, and Louis Rosier. Among people deceased in 1982, Savitri Devi ranks 107Before her are Pavel Rotmistrov, David Frankfurter, Jakov Gotovac, Leonid Utyosov, Helene Deutsch, and Jean Girault. After her are Gábor Szabó, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Haskell Curry, Hubert Lanz, Carlos Vidal, and Art Pepper.

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In France

Among people born in France, Savitri Devi ranks 2,748 out of 5,234Before her are René Grousset (1885), Pierre-Émile Martin (1824), Édith Scob (1937), André-Louis Debierne (1874), Gérard de Villiers (1929), and Georges Wilson (1921). After her are Sylvain Maréchal (1750), Anne Henriette of Bavaria (1648), Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674), Michel Constantin (1924), Jean-Jacques Goldman (1951), and Nicolas Mignard (1606).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Savitri Devi ranks 359Before her are Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952), Hervé Bazin (1911), Jean Joseph Marie Amiot (1718), Bernard Werber (1961), Francis Ponge (1899), and Gérard de Villiers (1929). After her are Sylvain Maréchal (1750), Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674), Philippe de Mornay (1549), René Daumal (1908), Étienne Jodelle (1532), and Remigius of Auxerre (841).