Sonia Gandhi

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Sonia Gandhi (née Maino; born 9 December 1946) is an Italian-born Indian politician. She is the president of the Indian National Congress, a big tent political party, which has governed India for most of its post-independence history. She took over as the party leader in 1998, seven years after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, her husband and a former Prime Minister of India, and remained in office until 2017 after serving for twenty-two years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sonia Gandhi has received more than 7,368,173 page views. Her biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Sonia Gandhi is the 6,440th most popular politician (up from 6,775th in 2019), the 1,781st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,773rd in 2019) and the 461st most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Sonia Gandhi ranks 6,440 out of 15,710Before her are Gogugyang of Goguryeo, Hans Martin Sutermeister, Mustafa Dzhemilev, Walter Buch, Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara, and Alix of France. After her are Gaius Lutatius Catulus, Saliha Sultan, Wilhelm Kettler, Almazbek Atambayev, Igor II of Kiev, and Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland.

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Among people born in 1946, Sonia Gandhi ranks 132Before her are Georges J. F. Köhler, Anthony Daniels, Tony Levin, Vuk Drašković, John Heard, and George Young. After her are Artur Jorge, Kabir Bedi, Ellison Onizuka, Pierino Prati, Laurent Fabius, and Donovan.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Sonia Gandhi ranks 1,781 out of 4,088Before her are Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895), Ridolfo Ghirlandaio (1483), Democedes (-600), Guido of Siena (1230), Ermanno Olmi (1931), and Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara (1383). After her are Eugenio Beltrami (1835), Corax of Syracuse (-500), Alberic I of Spoleto (900), Jacopone da Todi (1236), Carlo Bergonzi (1924), and Luciano Spalletti (1959).