Zail Singh

1916 - 1994

Zail Singh

Giani Zail Singh (pronunciation ; born Jarnail Singh, 5 May 1916 – 25 December 1994) was the seventh President of India serving from 1982 to 1987. Prior to his presidency, he was a politician with the Indian National Congress party, and had held several ministerial posts in the Union Cabinet, including that of Home Minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zail Singh has received more than 767,808 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,583rd most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Zail Singh ranks 9,535 out of 14,801Before him are Johan Ludwig Mowinckel, Dirk II, Count of Holland, Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, José Joaquín de Olmedo, Achaeus, and Manuel Doukas. After him are Mario Scelba, Julia Soaemias, Ramón Castillo, Periklis Pierrakos-Mavromichalis, Maithili Sharan Gupt, and Qu Qiubai.

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Among people born in 1916, Zail Singh ranks 116Before him are Archie Moore, Ugo Locatelli, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, Erik Nilsson, Jackie Gleason, and Charles Kittel. After him are Paul Halmos, Dom Mintoff, Robert H. Dicke, Jack Arnold, Rossano Brazzi, and Movita Castaneda. Among people deceased in 1994, Zail Singh ranks 139Before him are Agathe Uwilingiyimana, Manfred Wörner, Jack Unterweger, Frederick Copleston, Grigol Abashidze, and Maria Carta. After him are Ales Adamovich, Paul Grimault, William Conrad, Jiří Sobotka, Leonid Leonov, and Rossano Brazzi.

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In India

Among people born in India, Zail Singh ranks 295 out of 848Before him are Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861), Gupta (240), Shah Alam II (1728), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Mir Osman Ali Khan (1886), and Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879). After him are Hemachandra (1089), Kishore Kumar (1929), Guru Har Krishan (1656), Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), and Sridevi (1963).


Among politicians born in India, Zail Singh ranks 101Before him are Shankar Dayal Sharma (1918), Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861), Gupta (240), Shah Alam II (1728), Mir Osman Ali Khan (1886), and Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879). After him are Harilal Gandhi (1888), Rani Padmini (null), Lahiri Mahasaya (1828), Chandra Shekhar (1927), Alamgir II (1699), and Bahubali (null).

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