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Savitribai Phule

1831 - 1897

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Savitribai Phule (pronunciation) was one of the pioneer Indian female teacher of Modern education system established in Bombay Presidency area of British India (present-day Western Maharashtra, India), Indian social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra. Along with her husband, Jyotiba Phule she started a girl school at Pune in Maharashtra . She played a vital role in improving women's rights in India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Savitribai Phule has received more than 3,973,498 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Savitribai Phule is the 475th most popular writer (up from 1,040th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from India (up from 107th in 2019) and the 10th 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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Among writers, Savitribai Phule ranks 475 out of 5,755Before her are Wolfram von Eschenbach, Jacques Hébert, Grazia Deledda, William Makepeace Thackeray, Octavio Paz, and Boris Vian. After her are Jules Michelet, William S. Burroughs, Nathaniel Hawthorne, D. H. Lawrence, Statius, and Ellen G. White.

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Among people born in 1831, Savitribai Phule ranks 12Before her are Emperor Kōmei, Xianfeng Emperor, James A. Garfield, Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Caprivi, and Richard Dedekind. After her are Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Eduard Suess, Joseph Joachim, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, and Johann Martin Schleyer. Among people deceased in 1897, Savitribai Phule ranks 7Before her are Johannes Brahms, Thérèse of Lisieux, Karl Weierstrass, Jacob Burckhardt, Alphonse Daudet, and Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī. After her are Edward Drinker Cope, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, James Joseph Sylvester, Albert Marth, Jiroemon Kimura, and Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier.

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In India

Among people born in India, Savitribai Phule ranks 57 out of 1,493Before her are Augustus De Morgan (1806), Salman Rushdie (1947), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Zubin Mehta (1936), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), and Vallabhbhai Patel (1875). After her are Salman Khan (1965), Vyasa (-390), Premchand (1880), Aśvaghoṣa (80), Kim Philby (1912), and Ronald Ross (1857).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Savitribai Phule ranks 10Before her are Kālidāsa (400), Valmiki (-80), Tulsidas (1532), Meera (1498), Salman Rushdie (1947), and William Makepeace Thackeray (1811). After her are Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), Vātsyāyana (300), Tukaram (1608), Sarojini Naidu (1879), and Lawrence Durrell (1912).