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V. V. Giri

1894 - 1980

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Varahagiri Venkata Giri (pronunciation ; 10 August 1894 – 24 June 1980) was the fourth president of India from 24 August 1969 to 24 August 1974. He was the only president to be elected as an independent candidate. He was succeeded by Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed as president in 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of V. V. Giri has received more than 1,133,465 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). V. V. Giri is the 6,123rd most popular politician (down from 6,109th in 2019), the 173rd most popular biography from India (down from 170th in 2019) and the 55th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, V. V. Giri ranks 6,123 out of 15,710Before him are Bohemond IV of Antioch, Jayavarman II, Leopold, Prince of Salerno, Otto Braun, Princess Margaret of Prussia, and Raymond II, Count of Tripoli. After him are Shintaro Ishihara, Sheikh Mansur, Ivan Stephen of Bulgaria, Yawar Waqaq, Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, and Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1894, V. V. Giri ranks 71Before him are Anton Mussert, Erwin Schulhoff, Frank Borzage, Friedrich Ebert Jr., Józef Beck, and E. E. Cummings. After him are Georges Gurvitch, Albert Leo Schlageter, Friedrich Hossbach, Meher Baba, Alexander Lippisch, and Wilhelm Schepmann. Among people deceased in 1980, V. V. Giri ranks 74Before him are John Mauchly, Ludwig Guttmann, Pascual Jordan, Filipp Golikov, Alf Sjöberg, and Tôn Đức Thắng. After him are Bert Kaempfert, Friedrich Hossbach, Ernst Busch, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Tadao Takayama, and Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff.

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In India

Among people born in India, V. V. Giri ranks 173 out of 1,227Before him are Dharmendra (1935), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Henry McMahon (1862), Dayananda Saraswati (1824), Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551), and Jayadeva (1170). After him are Śāntarakṣita (725), Eknath (1533), Abdul-Qādir Bedil (1642), Dignāga (480), Bharata Muni (-1000), and Pushyamitra Shunga (-300).

Among POLITICIANS In India

Among politicians born in India, V. V. Giri ranks 55Before him are Morarji Desai (1896), Bahadur Shah I (1643), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Shantanu (null), Zakir Husain (1897), and Henry McMahon (1862). After him are Pushyamitra Shunga (-300), Siraj ud-Daulah (1733), Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), Birbal (1528), Khaleda Zia (1945), and Nizamuddin Auliya (1238).