Zakir Husain

1897 - 1969

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Zakir Husain Khan (8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was an Indian economist and politician who served as the third president of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. He previously served as the governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962 and as the second vice president of India from 1962 to 1967. He was also the co-founder of Jamia Milia Islamia, serving as its vice-chancellor from 1928. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zakir Husain has received more than 3,147 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Zakir Husain is the 5,728th most popular politician (down from 4,799th in 2019), the 164th most popular biography from India (down from 133rd in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Zakir Husain ranks 5,728 out of 15,710Before him are Ivan Stambolić, Paul Painlevé, Max Adler, Rusa II, Louis, Prince of Condé, and Al-Mu'tamid. After him are Bocchus I, Theudigisel, Injong of Goryeo, Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, Otto I, Duke of Swabia and Bavaria, and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

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Among people born in 1897, Zakir Husain ranks 88Before him are Adolf Heusinger, Rouben Mamoulian, Samuel Noah Kramer, Elijah Muhammad, Arthur Greiser, and George Szell. After him are Lester B. Pearson, Eddie Eagan, Shoghi Effendi, Carl Oberg, Manuel Ávila Camacho, and Mukhtar Auezov. Among people deceased in 1969, Zakir Husain ranks 58Before him are Ernest Ansermet, Lucien Bianchi, Léon Brillouin, Vesto Slipher, Coleman Hawkins, and Jiří Trnka. After him are René Barrientos, Joseph Kosma, Leo McCarey, Grażyna Bacewicz, Mikio Naruse, and Dragiša Cvetković.

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Among people born in India, Zakir Husain ranks 164 out of 1,227Before him are Mad Mike Hoare (1919), Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820), Jyotirao Phule (1827), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Anna Leonowens (1831), and Shantanu (null). After him are Abdul Qadeer Khan (1936), Mata Amritanandamayi (1953), Dharmendra (1935), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Henry McMahon (1862), and Dayananda Saraswati (1824).


Among politicians born in India, Zakir Husain ranks 53Before him are Mamnoon Hussain (1940), Vikramaditya (-102), Morarji Desai (1896), Bahadur Shah I (1643), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), and Shantanu (null). After him are Henry McMahon (1862), V. V. Giri (1894), Pushyamitra Shunga (-300), Siraj ud-Daulah (1733), Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), and Birbal (1528).