Bal Gangadhar Tilak Rank
About Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an iconic Indian nationalist, social reformer and independence activist remembered for being the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement as well as for fiercely fighting for Indian independence from British colonial rule. The British referred to him as the "Father of the Indian unrests" as a result of his fierce defiance of the British rule. Today he regarded as one of India's first and most prominent advocates of “Swaraj” (“Self Rule”).
In 1871, he married Satyabhamabai Tilak when he was only 16 years old. He and Satyabhamabai remained together until his death in 1920.
He advocated the use of force in the struggle for independence from the British colonial rule and strongly opposed Gandhi's policy of non-violence.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak Rank
Bal Gangadhar Tilak's Popularity
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a famous Indian lawyer and social reformer, who was born on July 23, 1856. As a person born on this date, Bal Gangadhar Tilak is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (July 23) and the 8th most popular for the year (1856).
People born on July 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Bal Gangadhar Tilak is the 1078th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Bal Gangadhar Tilak's birthday, Bal Gangadhar Tilak is the 233rd most famous Indian.
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