Savitribai Phule

1831 - 1897

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Savitribai Phule () was one of the first female teachers in India, a social reformer, and poet. Along with her husband, Jyotiba Phule in Maharashtra, she played a vital role in improving women's rights in India. She is considered to be the pioneer of India's feminist movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Savitribai Phule has received more than 4,615,320 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Savitribai Phule is the 417th most popular writer (up from 472nd in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from India (up from 56th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Indian Writer.

Savitribai Phule is most famous for being the first female teacher in India. She was also a social reformer who fought for women's rights and the rights of the lower caste.

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Notable Works

Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
Kaavya Phule
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Sāvitrībāī Phule, samagra vāṅmaya
Marathi literature

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Over the past year Savitribai Phule has had the most page views in the with 654,858 views, followed by Marathi (275,184), and Hindi (229,692). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (65.65%), French (59.50%), and Maithili (53.48%)


Among writers, Savitribai Phule ranks 417 out of 7,302Before her are Alfred de Musset, Qu Yuan, Sylvia Plath, Thomas Bernhard, Patrick Modiano, and Ivar Aasen. After her are Heinrich Mann, John Keats, Arion, Sholem Aleichem, Lactantius, and Constantine P. Cavafy.

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Among people born in 1831, Savitribai Phule ranks 11Before her are James A. Garfield, Emperor Kōmei, John Stith Pemberton, Xianfeng Emperor, Richard Dedekind, and Cheoljong of Joseon. After her are Leo von Caprivi, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Johann Martin Schleyer, Eduard Suess, Joseph Joachim, and Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. Among people deceased in 1897, Savitribai Phule ranks 8Before her are Thérèse of Lisieux, Alphonse Daudet, Karl Weierstrass, Jacob Burckhardt, Edward Drinker Cope, and Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī. After her are Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Albert Marth, James Joseph Sylvester, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Andrés Bonifacio.

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In India

Among people born in India, Savitribai Phule ranks 48 out of 1,861Before her are Alauddin Khalji (1266), Bhāskara II (1114), Tulsidas (1532), Amartya Sen (1933), Ghalib (1797), and Tipu Sultan (1750). After her are Meera (1498), Augustus De Morgan (1806), Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), C. V. Raman (1888), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), and Vallabhbhai Patel (1875).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Savitribai Phule ranks 9Before her are Rudyard Kipling (1865), Valmiki (-80), Kālidāsa (400), Salman Rushdie (1947), Tulsidas (1532), and Ghalib (1797). After her are Meera (1498), Premchand (1880), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Lawrence Durrell (1912), Sarojini Naidu (1879), and Basava (1134).