Telesphore Toppo

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Telesphore Placidus Toppo (born 15 October 1939) is an Indian cardinal and was the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ranchi from 1984 until his resignation was accepted on 24 June 2018. A polyglot, Toppo speaks Sadri, Oraon (mother tongues), Hindi, English and Italian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Telesphore Toppo has received more than 43,326 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Telesphore Toppo is the 2,104th most popular religious figure (down from 1,717th in 2019), the 581st most popular biography from India (down from 359th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Indian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Telesphore Toppo ranks 2,104 out of 2,272Before him are Stigand, Ravi Shankar, Chiara Badano, Carlos Aguiar Retes, Pope Peter II of Alexandria, and Filoimea Telito. After him are Bruce M. Metzger, J. I. Packer, Pope Kedron of Alexandria, George Abbot, Dolly Pentreath, and Konrad Krajewski.

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Among people born in 1939, Telesphore Toppo ranks 403Before him are Don Williams, George Cohen, Gérard Hausser, Paul Drayton, Murray Rose, and Karel Schoeman. After him are Erwin Teufel, Wilhelm Bungert, Margaret Drabble, Robert A. M. Stern, R. D. Burman, and Paride Tumburus.

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In India

Among people born in India, Telesphore Toppo ranks 581 out of 1,227Before him are Juhi Chawla (1967), Zeenat Aman (1951), Jagjit Singh (1941), Nitish Kumar (1951), Gangubai Hangal (1913), and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946). After him are Ela Bhatt (1933), BP Koirala (1914), Raj Reddy (1937), Zakir Hussain (1951), Subhash Kak (1947), and Mahesh Bhatt (1948).


Among religious figures born in India, Telesphore Toppo ranks 45Before him are Roberto de Nobili (1577), Kuriakose Elias Chavara (1805), Nirmala Joshi (1934), Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), Ravi Zacharias (1946), and Ravi Shankar (1956). After him are Rukhmabai (1864), Simon Pimenta (1920), Varkey Vithayathil (1927), Joseph Coutts (1945), Baselios Cleemis (1959), and Oswald Gracias (1944).