SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Vinoba Bhave

1895 - 1982

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Vinayak Narahari "Vinoba" Bhave (pronunciation ; 11 September 1895 – 15 November 1982) was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights. Often called Acharya (Sanskrit for teacher), he is best known for the Bhoodan Movement. He is considered as a National Teacher of India and the spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vinoba Bhave has received more than 1,033,867 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Vinoba Bhave is the 173rd most popular social activist (down from 139th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from India (down from 124th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Vinoba Bhave ranks 173 out of 544Before him are Kang Pan-sok, Otoya Yamaguchi, Billy Milligan, Tiradentes, Ilya Ulyanov, and Yelena Bonner. After him are Mary Dyer, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Guru Ram Das, Salvador Puig Antich, and Unity Mitford.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1895, Vinoba Bhave ranks 82Before him are Lin Yutang, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Paul Muni, Dickinson W. Richards, and Alexander Orlov. After him are Kirsten Flagstad, Henry de Montherlant, Shote Galica, Dino Grandi, Albert Cohen, and Max Koegel. Among people deceased in 1982, Vinoba Bhave ranks 68Before him are Eduardo Frei Montalva, Leopold Trepper, Alma Reville, Henry King, Tadj ol-Molouk, and Leonid Kogan. After him are Bess Truman, Kristján Eldjárn, Pierre Mendès France, Giovanni Ferrari, Pierre Balmain, and Adolf Heusinger.

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In India

Among people born in India, Vinoba Bhave ranks 149 out of 1,227Before him are Ravidas (1450), Chandra Shekhar Azad (1906), Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I (1671), B. K. S. Iyengar (1918), Tarabai (1675), and Ahmad Sirhindi (1564). After him are Mamnoon Hussain (1940), Vikramaditya (-102), Surdas (1478), Morarji Desai (1896), Chandrakirti (600), and Bahadur Shah I (1643).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In India

Among social activists born in India, Vinoba Bhave ranks 9Before him are Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), Gerald Durrell (1925), Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904), Mangal Pandey (1827), and Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866). After him are Vandana Shiva (1952), Kailash Satyarthi (1954), Kittur Chennamma (1778), Anna Hazare (1937), Rajendra K. Pachauri (1940), and C. Rajagopalachari (1878).