Bal Thackeray Rank
About Bal Thackeray
Bal Keshav Thackeray was an Indian politician. He rose to fame as the founder of the pro-Marathi party, Shiv Shena. He formed the party in 1966 to serve as an advocate for the Maharashtra people in Bombay.
He had previously worked as a cartoonist for “The Free Press Journal”, a daily newspaper which was published in English before establishing “Marmik”, a political weekly paper in 1960.
He was born to Indian social reformer Keshav Sitaram Thackeray and Ramabai. He had seven younger siblings. His wife, Meena Thackeray, who was the mother of his three sons, died in 1995. Upon his death, his youngest son Uddhav became Shiv Sena’s leader.
Politics and Political Views
Investigations by the Indian government revealed that he had incited party members to perpetrate violence against Muslims residing in Bombay during the 1992/1993 riots.
He also received criticism for his open admiration for Hitler’s ideologies.
On November 17, 2012, he passed away from a cardiac arrest.
Bal Thackeray Rank
Bal Thackeray's Popularity
Bal Thackeray was a famous Indian politician, who was born on January 23, 1926. As a person born on this date, Bal Thackeray is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (January 23) and the 24th most popular for the year (1926).
People born on January 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Bal Thackeray is the 616th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Bal Thackeray's birthday, Bal Thackeray is the 204th most famous Indian.
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