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The Great Marathi People

Rulers

Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj-1630-1680Founder of the Maratha Empire
Chattrapati Sambhaji Maharaj- Son of Shivaji; Second Emperor of Maratha Empire; Dharmaveer.
Chattrapati Shahu Maharaj
Peshwa Bajirao-expanded the Maratha empire in the North.
Lakshmibai,The Rani of Jhansi name at birth Manikarnika Moropanth Tambey.
Shrimant Maharaja Sir Sayajirao III Gaekwad-Ruler of Baroda
Shrimant Sardar Malharrao Holkar - Ruler of Indore
Rajmata Ahilyabai Holkar - Queen of Malwa
Gautamiputra Satkarni aka Shalivahan - A Satavahana emperor, defeated Vikramaditya and started Shalivahan Shaka Calendar still used by Maharashtrians
Serfoji II- (September 24, 1777 – March 7, 1832) - Maratha King of Thanjavur; well-known for his pioneering work in ophthalmology
Srimant Mahadji Shinde Srinath Bahadur-1730-1794 Ruler of Gwalior state
Shivaji Bhosle, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle (Marathi: छत�रपती शिवाजीराजे भोसले) (February 19, 1627 to March 4, 1680) was the founder of Maratha empire in western India in 1674. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Flag of the Maratha Empire Extent of the Maratha Empire ca. ... Sambhaji Raje Bhonsle (Marathi: धर�मवीर संभाजी राजे भोसले) (May 14, 1657 – March 11, 1689) was the eldest son of the Maratha Empire founder Shivaji, and succeeded him as the Chhatrapati or the High Protector of the Maratha Empire. ... An emperorrefers to Nick Herringshaw, a title, empress may only indicate the wife of an emperor (empress consort. ... Flag of the Maratha Empire Extent of the Maratha Empire ca. ... Shrimant Shahu Shivaji Raje Bhonsle Chhatrapati Maharaj (1682-1749) was the fourth ruler of the Maratha Empire created by his grandfather, Shivaji, and was officially the Raja of Satara. ... The Maratha Empire at its peak in 1760 The Peshwa(Marathi:पेशवे or पेशवा) (also known in Marathi as Peshwe) were Brahmin Prime Ministers to the Maratha Chattrapatis (Kings), who began commanding Maratha armies and later became the hereditary rulers of the Maratha empire of central India from 1749 to 1818. ... Bajirao (1700-1740), was a powerful 18th century Maratha general. ... It has been suggested that Maharaja Sayyaji Rao III be merged into this article or section. ... Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is the third-most populated town in Gujarat after Ahmedabad and Surat (the three towns with a population of over 1 million in Gujarat). ... Shrimant Sardar Malharrao Holkar was a Maratha ruler. ... , Indore (Hindi:इन�दौर ,Marathi:इंदूर) , a large city in the Malwa region of Central India is the commercial capital of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. ... Ahilyabai Holkar Rajmata Ahilyadevi Holkar (1725 - 1795, ruled 1767-1795) was a ruler of the Malwa kingdom, India. ... Malwa (Malvi:माळवा) is a region in western India occupying a plateau of volcanic origin in the western part of Madhya Pradesh state and the south-eastern part of Rajasthan. ... Gautamiputra Satkarni (c. ... The S�tav�hanas (Marathi:सातवाहन Telugu:సాతవాహన�ల�), also known as the Andhras, were a dynasty which ruled from Junnar, Pune over Southern and Central India starting from around 230 BCE. Although there is some controversy about when the dynasty came to an end, the most liberal estimates suggest that it lasted... The period of prominence of the Gupta dynasty is very often referred to as the Golden Age of India. ... Saka era, is used with Hindu calendars, the Indian national calendar, and the Cambodian Buddhist calendar. ... Champion Of Arts, Skills & Healthcare - Serfoji II Rajah Serfoji II (1777–1832) was the Maratha ruler of the Kingdom Of Tanjore (also known as Thanjavur). He was a descendant of Shivaji. ... The Mar�th�s (Marathi: , also Mahrattas) form an Indo Aryan group of Hindu warriors and peasants hailing mostly from the present-day state of Maharashtra, who created a the expansive Maratha Empire, covering a major part of India, in the late 17th and 18th centuries. ... , Tanjore redirects here. ... This article is about the branch of medicine. ... Mahadji Sindhia (born 1730-died 1794) was a ruler of Gwalior State in central India. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Gwalior State was an Indian kingdom ruled by the Sindhia dynasty. ...

Generals

Kanhoji Jedhe
Moropant Pingle - Prime Minister of Shivaji Maharaj
Baji Prabhu Deshpande - General in the army of Shivaji Maharaj
Rango Narayan Orpe Sarpotdar - Shivaji's Officer on Vishalgad
Firangoji Narsala
Haider Ali Kohari
Murarbaji Deshpande
Netaji Palkar General in the army of Shivaji Maharaj
Prataprao Gujar
Tanaji Malusare General in the army of Shivaji Maharaj
Hambirrao Mohite - General and War minister in the cabinet (ashtapradhan) of Shivaji Maharaj
Kanhoji Angre -Naval chief
Meharban Dattaji Rao Shinde Maratha gallant
Ambajirao Saheb Ingle
Khanderao Hari Bhalerao
Sri Babasaheb Apte Marathi general in Gwalior
Jiwbadada Baxi Maratha warrior and sometime general at Gwalher
Tatya Tope- Freedom fighter and martyr during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Kanhoji Jedhe, though elder to Shivaji by almost 20 years, helped him organize most of the Jamindars in Maval region. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Baji Prabhu Deshpande is among the most remembered sardars (associates) of Chattrapati Shivaji. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Sarpotdar is a surname that has derived from the Farsi or Parsi word ‘pota’ which means ‘treasure’. The Treasurer in the Mughal times would call ‘Potdar’ and the Chief Treasurer would be ‘Sarpotdar’ Sarpotdars are karhade Brahmins originally from Ratnagiri district in the konkan region of Maharashtra (India). ... Shivaji Bhosle, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle (Marathi: छत�रपती शिवाजीराजे भोसले) (February 19, 1627 to March 4, 1680) was the founder of Maratha empire in western India in 1674. ... Firangoji Narsala was a renowned Maratha warrior and military leader in the army of Shivaji Chhatrapati, a Maharaja of Maharashtra, in 17th century India. ... Maulana Haider Ali Kohari (b. ... Murarbaji Deshpande is well known for the battle of Purandar where he faced the mighty Dilerkhan. ... Netaji Palkar was the first Sarnaubat (Commander-in-chief) in the army of Shivaji, the legendary king in 17th century India. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Prataprao Gujar (actual name Kudtoji Gujar) was the second Sarnaubat (Commander-in-chief) of Shivajis army,which was probably the most successful guerilla force in 17th century India. ... Tanaji Malusare, also known as Sinha (the Lion), was a renowned warrior and military leader in the army of Shivaji, a maharaja of Maharashtra in 17th century India. ... This article needs cleanup. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Kanhoji Angre or Conajee Angria or Sarkhel Angre (? – 1729) was the first notable chief of the Maratha Navy in 18th century India. ... Tatya Tope also known as Ram Chandra Pandurang was born in 1814 at village Gola in Maharashtra. ... Combatants Indian Patriots, Rebellious East India Company Sepoys, 7 Indian princely states, deposed rulers of Oudh and Jhansi, Indian civilians in some areas. ...

Religion

Swami Samarth of Akkalkot(?? - 1878). Guru of Shankar Maharaj etc.
Shirdi Sai Baba of Shirdi (circa 1838 - October 15, 1918),
Gajanan Maharaj of Shegaon
Saraswati Gangadhar - Author of Shri GuruCharitra, an important Hindu text
Sant Tukaram - 17th Century Warkari saint
Sant Dnyaneshwar - (1275-1296) Vedic Saint from Alandi
Sant Namdev-Saint ofSanatana Dharma,influenced Sikh guru bani
Sant Dnyaneshwar (c.1270-c.1350 CE)
Sant Eknath - Hindu Saint (1533-1599)
Samarth Ramdas - Guru of Shivaji (1608-1681)
Shri BrahmaChaitanya Gondavalekar Maharaj of Gondavale
Ezekiel Isaac Malekar - Current Jewish Rabbi of the Judah Hyam Synagogue
Yogiraj Shankar MaharajGuru Of Baba Pradhan and a mystic
Sant Tukadoji Maharaj popular rural poet and saint
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Politics

Lokmanya Tilak Great freedom fighter
Yashwantrao Chavan - First Chief Minister, Maharashtra,Former Deputy Prime Minister of India
Babasaheb Ambedkar - Architect of Indian Constitution. Received Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1990
Pratibha Patil, President of India and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces
C D Deshmukh - First Finance Minister of India.
Vilasrao Deshmukh - Current CM, Maharashtra
Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar - RSS leader
Dr. K. B. Hedgewar - Founder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
Pramod Mahajan - Senior leader, Bharatiya Janata Party
Shivraj Patil - Current Home Minister of the Republic of India
Sharad Pawar - Founder of NCP, head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India
Vasantdada Patil - Former CM, Maharashtra
Vasundhara Raje - Current CM, Rajasthan
Pratapsinh Rane - Current CM, Goa
Dutta Samant - Communist trade union leader
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar - Freedom Fighter; Revolutionary; Creator of political "Hindutva"
Sushil Kumar Shinde - Former CM, Maharashtra
Balasaheb Thackeray - "Hindu Hriday Samrat" ; Founder of Shiv Sena
Raj Thackeray - Youth Leader ; Founder of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena
Lokmanya Tilak - (1856 - 1920) National leader of pre-Gandhi era
Pandit Raghunath Vinayak Dhulekar - Member of Parliament, 1952, Jhansi, Speaker, Vidhan Parishad, 1958, Uttar Pradesh,
Gopal Krishna Gokhale - Political Guru of Mahatma Gandhi
Ram Ganesh Agarakar - Pre-Independence leader
Madhu Dandawate - Socialist leader
Shripad Dange - Communist leader
Balasaheb Kher - Former CM
Nanasaheb Kunte first speaker of LokSabha/Senate of Pt. Nehru
Maharani Gayatri DeviGranddaughter of Sayajirao Gaekwad and Maharani of Jaipur
Balasaheb Desai Former CM of Maharashatra
Vasantrao Naik Former CM of Maharashtra
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Activists

Baba Amte - Activist Worked for people suffering from Lepracy. Awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1986
Vinoba Bhave - Gandhian activist. Awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1983
Anna Hazare - Gandhian activist; Anti-corruption crusader
Medha Patkar - NBA activist
Vijay More - Belgaon's Marathi mayor invoked in Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute[1]
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Reformers

Vishwanath (Tatyasaheb) Kore - He is considered the father of farmers co-operative culture. He established the affluent WARNA empire transforming warnan-nagar into a self contained industrial and educational hub through the co-operative movement.
Gopal Krishna Gokhale - He established the Servants of India Society and represented Indian interests in the Imperial Legislative Council. Mahatma Gandhi considered him his guru.
Dhondo Keshav Karve - Maharshi Karve fought for the upliftment of women, started a college for them and established the first Indian University for women, named SNDT Women's University. He was awarded Bharat Ratna in 1958
Raghunath Karve - Pioneer of Family Planning and Birth Control clinics in India
Gadge Maharaj - He dedicated his life for fight against social evils. He built inns, schools, animal shelters and medical centres. Cleanliness was his mantra
Jyotiba Phule - Mahatma Jyotiba Phule started education for women and struggled hard for the upliftment of the depressed classes (April 11, 1827 — November 28, 1890).
Mahadev Govind Ranade
Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj - Prince of Kolhapur, known for his social work.
Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil-Worked to spread education to the last person
Dr.Babasaheb Ambedakar outstanding work for untouchables
Maharshi Vitthal Ramji Shinde Selfless work for the removal of untouchability and other suppressed
Sharad Joshi Great work for farmers
Shripad Dange Revolutionary communist leader against cast, religion etc
Nanasaheb Parulekar Great work for orphanage
Dr.Datta Samant selfless Trade unions leader.
Ram Ganesh Agarkar Reformist
All Saints of Maharashtra
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Academics

Founder of Gurukul
Ajit Rangnekar - Deputy Dean, International School Of Business, Hyderabad
Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar - Orientologist on whose name BORI is named
Dr. Pandurang Vaman Kane - Sanskrit scholar. He served as the Vice-Chancellor of Bombay University. Recipient of Bharat Ratna 1963
Professor Dattatreya Gopal Karve - Professor and economist. First Principal of the Brihan Maharastra College of Commerce.
Irawati Karve - Doctorate in Anthropology from Berlin University in 1930
Colonel Prakash Khandekar - Retired Army Officer and mentor to over 500 officers in the Indian Army
Professor Pramod Khargonekar [1] - Dean, College of Engineering at the University of Florida, and well known researcher in the field of control systems.
Wrangler R.P. Paranjpe - First Indian to become a senior Wrangler at Cambridge University. He sacrificed higher salaries and worked as the principal of Fergusson College for over twenty years
Professor Suhas Patankar - Inventor of the groundbreaking SIMPLE algorithm for solution of Navier-Stokes equation that revolutionalized the world of Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Dr Pramod Pandurang Vitkar - Director, RS College of Engineering, Pune. Prominent Soil Technologist http://jspmengg.com/jspm/rscoeprinc.html
Professor S.V. Kogekar Principal, Fergusson College, Pune (1957-1964) and Principal of BMCC (1949-50).Beloved Prof of Economics and Political Science. He was an exceptional teacher and an orator, both in English and Marathi. Known for speaking his mind without mincing any words. He was blacklisted for his Kale Memorial Lecture in 1976, during the Emergency, against the extension of the term of the Parliament.
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Science and Technology

Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar - Mathematician. Known for his contributions to singularity theory and Abhyankar's conjecture
Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar - Founder and Former Executive Director of the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet of the Indian government and recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award. Instrumental in developing India's first supercomputer, the Param10,000
Ashok Gadgil - Inventor of UV-disinfection method
Anil Kakodkar - Director of BARC and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy
D. R. Kaprekar - Mathematician. Famous for his work on Number Theory
Narendra Karmarkar - Mathematician. Renowned for developing Karmarkar's algorithm
Dr. Raghunath A. Malshekar - Director, CSIR
Dr. Jayant Narlikar - Prominent Astrophysicist His work on conformal gravity theory with Sir Fred Hoyle, called Hoyle-Narlikar theory, demonstrated a synthesis can be achieved between Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity and Mach's principle.
Prof. Abhay Ashtekar- known for 'Ashtekar Variables'. He is also regarded as a founder of the theory of Loop quantum gravity
Raj Yavatkar - Intel Fellow
Dr. Sarang A. Kulkarni - Well known Marine Biologist, Scuba Diving Instructor in the country. Youngest scientist to be President of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad at the age of 31. He has discovered several unknown underwater marine biodiversity hotspots in the country. Though he has survived through four encounters with death while doing research in the ocean, still continues to explore new frontiers under ocean which were unknowns to Indians.
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Cinema And Theatre

Anuradha Rajadhyaksha Actress writer of the child drama 'Tethe kara maaze julati'
Abhay RajadhyakshaDirector
Aditi Govitrikar - Model
Ajinkya Dev - Bollywood Actor
Amol Gupte - Bollywood director
Amol Palekar - 70s Bollywood's thinking man's actor and then critically acclaimed director
Anita Dongre - Fashion designer
Anand Modak - Leading Marathi Music Director
Archana Joglekar - Actress
Arun Joglekar famous actor
Ashok Saraf - Leading Marathi actor
Ashutosh Gowarikar - Director of an Indian film nominated for Oscars
Ashwini Bhave - Bollywood Actress
Atmaram Bhende-Stage actor
Atul Kasbekar - Fashion Photographer
Atul Kulkarni - Bollywood actor, theatre artist
Bhagwan Dada- Film director, producer and actor
Bhalji Pendharkar
Bhanu Athaiya - Costume Designer. Recipient of Oscar for her work in the movie Gandhi
Bhagyashree Patwardhan - Bollywood Actress
Bharat Jadhav - leading Marathi theatre performer
Chandrkant Kale Talented stage actor
Dada Kondke - Revolutionised Marathi comedy
Dadasaheb Phalke - Directed the first Indian feature film
David Abraham Cheulkar-JewishBollywoodcharacter actor of 60s who died in Toronto, Canada.
Dilip Kulkarni - Stage Marathi theater and Film Marathi actor
Dilip Prabhavalkar - Leading stage artiste. Last seen as Gandhi in Lage Raho Munnabhai
Durga Khote Famous actress
Gautam Rajadhyaksha - Photographer
Gayatri Joshi - Lead actress in Swades
Isha Koppikar - Bollywood Actress
Dr.Jabbar Patel-Director'SaamnaSinhasanDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.
Kajol-Bollywood actress; daughter of Tanuja and Somu Mukherjee
Kimi Katkar - Bollywood Actress
Kuldeep Pawar - Actor
Kashinath Ghanekar Actor
Leela Chitnis Actress
Laxmikant Berde - Leading Marathi actor of 80s and 90s
Madhu Sapre - Former Supermodel
Madhur Bhandarkar - Bollywood director
Madhuri Dixit - Leading actress in Indian cinema in the 90s
Mahesh Manjrekar - Bollywood director
Makrand Deshpande - Actor
Mamta Kulkarni - Bollywood Actress
Milind Soman - Model and Actor
Mohan Agashe - Leading art film and Bollywood actor
Mohan Gokhale(1953-1999) - Mr. Yogi
Mohan Joshi - Popular Bollywood villain of the 90s
Mrinal Kulkarni - Model & Actress
N Chandra - Bollywood director
Namrata Shirodkar - Bollywood Actress
Nana Patekar - Bollywood and leading stage actor
Nanda - actress
Nikhil Kamkolkar - Hollywood director
Nilu Phule - Bollywood actor. A shrewd villain in Marathi cinemas.
Nina Kulkarni - Marathi Stage and Film actress
Nitin Raikwar - Lyricist
Nivedita Joshi - Actress
Nutan - Bollywood actress
Padmini Kolhapure - Bollywood actress
Priya Tendulkar - Bollywood Actress
Rajnikant -Tamil /South Indian Cinema Superstar. Original Name Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
Rajshri - Actress and daughter of V. Shantaram
Rakhi Sawant - model and actress
Ramesh Bhatkar - Actor
Ramesh Deo - Popular villain of 60s Bollywood
Reema Lagoo- Acted in various Marathi dramas, Marathi movies, Bollywood
Renuka Shahane - Bollywood actress
Ritesh Deshmukh - Bollywood actor
Rohini Hattangadi - Bollywood actress
Samir Karnik - Bollywood director
Sachin Khedekar-Bollywood actor moviesSubhas Chandra BoseAstitva
Sachin Pilgaonkar-Bollywood &Marathi actor, director& producer fondly known as Sachin.
Sadaf Mohammed Syed a.k.a. Sadha - Popular Tollywood actress
Sai Paranjpe-director, scriptwriter&theatre personality,movies like Sparsh, Katha,Chashme-Badoor,Drishti&Saaz.
Sandeep Soparkar - Choreographer
Savita Prabhune - Actress
Seema Dev - Bollywood Actress
Shahu Modak Actor
Shilpa Shirodkar - Bollywood Actress
Shivaji Satam - Actor
Shobhana Samarth- Actress and mother of Nutan and Tanuja.
Shreyas Talpade - Bollywood actor
Shubha Khote- Actress
Smita Patil - Bollywood actress
Sonali Bendre - Bollywood actress
Sonali Kulkarni - Bollywood actress; was the first Indian actor to work as a lead actress in an all-foreign crew movie, the Italian movie Fuoco Di Su Me
Sulochana - Popular Character actress
Tanuja - Bollywood actress
Tara Deshpande - Bollywood actress
Urmila Matondkar - Popular Bollywood actress
Varsha Usgaonkar - Goan Marathi and Bollywood actress who ruled Marathi cinema in 90s
Vikram Gokhale - Reputed actor
Vikram Phadnis - Fashion designer
Vishram Sawant - Bollywood director
V. Shantaram - Award winning film Director
Vijayendra Ghatge Famous Bollywood actor.
Avinash Narkar- Leading Marathi actor
Arun Nalawde- Leading Marathi actor
Sudhir Joshi- Late Marathi actor
Shreeram Lagoo
Ujjwala Raut- Current supermodel
Girish Mohite-Director-Marathi films, Hindi TV serials.films-Vishwas&Hi Porgi Konachi. Popular serials-Sriman Srimati, Hya Gojirvanya Gharat, Gilli Danda, Mrs. Madhuri Dixit etc.
Mahesh Limaye-Cinematographer-corporate, Traffic Signal
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Literature

'Riyasatkar' Govind Sakharam Sardesai - Great Historian and Writer.
'Mahamahopadhyaya' Datto Vaman Potdar - Historian and Editor.
Bhalachandra Nemade - well known novelist. First novel is "Kosala". Other novels include bidhar, Jarila and Jhool.
Ram Ganesh Gadkari One of the best Playwriter
Vasant Kanetkar One of the best Playwriter
Acharya Atre - Popular satirist, editor, activist, writer, also known for his work in "Maharashtra Ekkikaran Chalwal".
Satish AlekarBrilliant playwriter of Theater Academy
Vishram Bedekar Novelist
Malati Bedekar Feminist story writer.
Jaywant Dalvi - Acclaimed playwright
Hamid Dalwai - Acclaimed novelist and social activist
P.L. DeshpandePu La Deshpande-FamousMarathiwriter, Playwriter,actor, musician
Mahesh Elkunchwar
Gangadhar Gadgil - Popular writer
Chi.V.Joshi Marathi P.G.Woodhouse
V. P. Kale - Famous writer known for his touching stories on middle class
Vinda Karandikar - Jnanapeeth awardee
G.A.Kulkarni Great Short stories
Madhu Mangesh Karnik Great writer.
Irawati Karve Writer, Critic
Datta Raghunath Kavthekar
Arun Kolatkar-Great poet of 20th century marathi poetry
V.S. Khandekar - Jnanapeeth awardee
Ga Di Ma - Modern Valmiki of India
Vyanktesh Madgulkar Very brilliant writer whose stories are translated in Russian
Na Dho Mahanor - Popular poet
Shahir Sable - Famous "Shahir", known for his popular song "Jai Jai Maharashtra Mazaa"
Namdeo Dhasal-worldclass dalit poet
Shivaji Sawant
Shahir Shaikh - Famous poet and "Shahir", known for his work in "Maharashtra Ekkikaran Chalwal".
Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar - "Kusumagraj"-Jnanapeeth awardee
Vijay Tendulkar - Controversial but acclaimed playwright
D.M.Mirasdar Brilliant writer on rural characters.
Harshad Sarpotdar - Talented Humourous writer
Ratnakar Matkari - Supernatural story writer
Shayam Manohar
Dilip Chitre-One of the Great poet, translator,filmmaker, thinker,critic-Should ger 1st Literary Nobel price for marathi.
Mangesh Narayanrao Kale
Sachin Ketkar-Surrealistic poet. Trandlated Recent Marathi Poetry Anthology-Live Update
Saleel Wagh - Influential poet, Published 3 books.
Anirudha punarvasuFamous writer. His stories are always about sophisticated people.
Shankar Patil Famous Brilliant writer on rural characters and a well-known story-teller.
Vishwas Patil-Wrote famous book "PANIPAT"
Daya PawarAutobiographical writer of "Balut"
Mangesh Padgavkar- Famous Marathi poet
Bahinabai Chaudhari- Famous Marathi (Ahirani language) poet
Hemant Divate-Pathbeaking and Influential Poet and Editor/Publisher of Poetry.
Manya Joshi-pathbreaking new generation poet
Vilas Sarang
Gangadhar Mahambare Very classical poet
Shanta Shelke Classical Poet
Arun Sadhu Non Fictional writer. Biographies, journalistic work,
RamShastri or KanetakerNon Fictional writer .Nazi bhasmasuracha udayasta etc.
Sant Tukadoji Maharaj Classical rural poet- Well known Sahityik and Bal-sahityakar.
Prof.Dr.Sharad Rane "Kandil" well known novel. Bal-sahitya puraskar of Maharashtra
Government for his book "Pachamukhi Pandu"
Dr, Shriniwas Janardan Kashalikar: Over 40 books, novels, travellogues, popular science philosophy [Namasmaran, Shambhavi, Bhovara, Suryashodh, Sahasranetra,stress management, kamajeevan, superliving, arogyadeep, smiling Sun etc and artcles and scientific research papers.
Vasant Shankar Kanetkar Vasant Shankar Kanetkar or Vasant Kanetkar (March 20, 1922 - December 29, 2000) was an Indian playwright who wrote in the Marathi language. ... Prahlad Keshav Atre (1898-1969), better known as Acharya Atre, was an Indian playwright and novelist in the Marathi language. ... // Jaywant Dalvi was a eminent Indian writer in Marathi. ... Hamid Dalwai (1932-1977) was a Muslim social reformer in Maharashtra state in India. ... Purushottam Laxman Deshpande (November 8, 1919 - June 12, 2000) was a noted Indian writer in Marathi. ... Purushottam Laxman Deshpande (Marathi: प�र�षोत�तम लक�ष�मण देशपांडे) (November 8, 1919 - June 12, 2000) was a noted Marathi writer from India. ... Marathi is one of the widely spoken languages of India, and has a long literary history. ... Mahesh Elkunchwar (born October 9, 1939) is an Indian playwright with more than 15 plays to his name, in addition to his theoretical writings, critical works, and his active work in Indias Middle Cinema as actor and screenwriter. ... Gangadhar Gadgil (born August 25, 1923 in Mumbai) was a Marathi fiction writer. ... V. P. Kale was a popular, well known Marathi author. ... Govind Vinayak Karandikar (born August 23, 1918), better known as Vinda Karandikar is a famous Marathi poet. ... Irawati Karve (1905 - 1970) was an Indian anthropologist. ... Datta Raghunath Kavthekar (1901-1979), also known as had been a renowned Marathi novelist in the 1930s through late 1970s era. ... Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar (1932-2004) is one of the most important and influential poets in the post Independence Indian poetry. ... Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar (11 January 1898 – 2 September 1976 CE), a noted Marathi writer was born in Sangli. ... Shri G.D. Madgulkar (also known as Ga Di Ma) was a famous marathi literary figure. ... Valmiki composes the Ramayana Maharishi Valmiki (Sanskrit: वाल�मिकी, v�lmikī) is the author of the Hindu epic Ramayana. ... Namdeo Laxman Dhasal (b. ... Shivaji Sawant (August 31, 1940 – September 18, 2002) was an acclaimed Indian writer in Marathi. ... Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar, popularly known in Maharashtra, India, and in the larger Marathi community as Kusumagraj, was a well-known and renowned Marathi poet. ... Vijay Tendulkar (born in 1928) in Kolhapur, India. ... Ratnakar Matkari (born November 17, 1938 in Mumbai) is a popular author, producer, film director, playwright, scriptwriter and a painter from Maharashtra in India. ... Dilip Purushottam Chitre (born 1938) is one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence era. ... The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Indian poet, practicing in Marathi. ... Life & Poetry This world famous Marathi poetess born in Asoda, Nashik District in 1880, was in traditional sense “illiterate�. However her genius is original. ... Sarang, Vilas (1942-) Article from Literary Encylopedia Novelist, Short story writer, Literary critic, Poet. ... Shanta Shelke Shanta Janardan Shelke (Devanagari: शांता शेळके) (Born October 19, 1922. ...

Music

Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande,(August 10, 1860 – September 19, 1936) was an Indian classical musician widely acclaimed to have brought in a renaissance in Indian music.
Asha Bhosle, (born September 8,1933)- Belongs to the legendary Mangeshkar family
Lata Mangeshkar (born September 28, 1929)- Recipient of Bharat Ratna in 2001
Hridayanath Mangeshkar- Music director (and brother of Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar)
C. Ramchandra,( or Ramchandra Chitalkar), (1918-1977)- Hindi film Music director
Laxmikant Kudalkar,(1937-1998) - of the duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Jatin Lalit - Music composers for films such as Khiladi
Sudhir Phadke(25 July 1919 Kolhapur - 29 July 2002)- Legendary Marathi music composer, composed music for "Geet Ramayan"
Ramlaxman - Music composer of hits like Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hai Kaun
Ashok Patki - Popular Marathi music composer
Suresh Wadkar - Popular trained classical singer
Devaki Pandit - Popular trained classical singer
Sadhana Sargam - Popular Bollywood playback singer
Anuradha Paudwal - Popular devotional and Bollywood playback singer
Ajit Kadkade - Popular folk vocalist
Kishori Amonkar,(born April 10, 1931) - Classical singer
Arun Date - Legendary Marathi playback singer
Milind Ingle - Marathi and Hindi Music
Bal Gandharva [famous singer]
Haribhau Deshpande [famous 'Organ player']
Vasantrao Deshpande
Master. Krushanarao Phulambrikar [famous singer]
Sawai Gandharva [famous singer]
Bhimsen Joshi (1922- ) Popular khayal singer of Kirana Gharana
Rahul Deshpande
Vamanrao Deshapande
Balakrushnabua Ichalakaranjikar
Satyashil Deshpande
Salil Kulkarni Famous Musician
Arun Paudwal Gread Music Director of Marathi Cinemas
Anand Modak Music director Theatre Academy
Ganesh Hegde -Popstar Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande (August 10, 1860 – September 19, 1936) was an Indian classical musician widely acclaimed to have brought in a renaissance in Indian music. ... Asha Bhosle[1] (Marathi: ) (born September 8, 1933) is an Indian singer. ... Lata Mangeshkar (Marathi/Hindi:लता मंगेशकर) (born September 28, 1929) is an Indian singer. ... Bharat Ratna is Indias highest civilian award, awarded for the highest degrees of national service. ... Hridaynath (pronounced ri-they-naath) is a musician from India. ... Ramchandra Narhar Chitalkar (1918-1982), popularly known as C. Ramchandra (or Ramachandra Chitalkar), was a Bollywood composer. ... Laxmikant and Pyarelal Laxmikant-Pyarelal (also known as LP or Laxmi-Pyare) was a popular Bollywood composer duo. ... Laxmikant and Pyarelal Laxmikant-Pyarelal (also known as LP or Laxmi-Pyare) were a popular Bollywood composer duo, consisting of Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar (1937-1998) and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (born 1940). ... Jatin and Lalit are musicians who compose music primarily for the soundtracks of Bollywood movies. ... Khiladi (English: Player) is a Bollywood film directed by Abbas Mustan. ... Singer-composer Sudhir Phadke, 83, popularly known as ‘Babuji’ to millions of his fans, died in Mumbai on 29 July 2002 after a brain hemorrhage. ... Raamlaxman (born Vijay Patil) is an Indian pianist and accordionist and was part of an orchestra called the Amar - Vijay Orchestra. ... Maine Pyar Kiya is a 1989 Bollywood movie directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya and starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree. ... Suresh Wadkar Suresh Wadkar (Devnagari: स�रेश वाडकर, 1954) is a one of leading Bollywood Films playback singer in India. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Genre(s) Playback singing, Indian classical, Devotional Occupation(s) Singer Instrument(s) Vocalist Voice type(s) Sweet, Melodious Years active 1982-current Sadhana Sargam (Marathi:साधना सरगम, Tamil:சாதனா சர�கம�) is one of the top Indian playback singers. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ... Kishori Amonkar (born April 10, 1931) is a noted Hindustani music performer who is known for singing in the Jaipur Gharana style. ... Bal Gandharva ( 1888 - 1967) was an Indian singer and actor. ... Pandit Vasantrao Deshpande (1923-1983) was Marathi Hindustani Classical Singer of Patiala Gharana. ... Rambhau Kundgolkar, better known as Sawai Gandharva, was a well known Hindustani vocalist. ... Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi (Born February 04, 1922) is a renowned vocalist in India, . A descendant of the Kirana Gharana (stream) of Hindustani classical music tradition, he is particularly renowned for Khayal form singing. ... Rahul Deshpande Rahul Deshpande (Born: 1979) is a Indian classical music singer. ... Pandit Satyasheel Deshpande (born January 9, 1951) is an Indian musician who specializes in singing khyal. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...




Pop Music

Abhijit sawant - The first Indian Idol
Rahul Vaidya - Indian Idol runner-up
Mahesh Tinaikar - Lead vocalist/guitarist of popular Indian rock band Indus Creed
Prajakta Shukre
Mangesh Borgaokar
Ganesh Hegde--Postar
Indian Idol is a popular television show on Indian television, a singing talent contest to determine the best undiscovered young singer in the country. ... Rahul Vaidya (born September 23, 1987, Nagpur, India) is an Indian singer. ... Indian Idol is a popular television show on Indian television, a singing talent contest to determine the best undiscovered young singer in the country. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Indus Creed is a rock group from India formed in 1993. ... Ganesh Hegde (born 1974) is an Indian singer and Bollywood choreographer. ...

Sports

Abhijit Kunte - Chess Grandmaster
Ajit Agarkar- National and Mumbai cricket team bowler
Ajit Wadekar - Cricketing batsman, former Indian captain
Anjali Bhagwat - Former World No.1 ranked Rifle sharp-shooter
Bapu Nadkarni - Bombay and India cricketer
Bhagyashree Thipsay - Chess Champion
Chandrakant Pandit - Former India Wicket Keeper
Chandu Borde - Former Indian Cricketer batsman
Dilip Sardesai- National and Bombay cricketer
Dilip Vengsarkar - Cricketing batsman; First batsman to score three back-to-back centuries at Lord's
Eknath Solkar- National and Bombay cricketer
Gaurav Natekar - Former Davis Cup player
Khashaba Jadhav - First Indian Olympic medalist
Kiran More - Former India Wicket Keeper and chairman, selection committee
Nandu Natekar - Badminton champion, first Indian to win a title abroad - the Men's singles in the Selangor International Tournament in Kuala Lumpur in 1956. The first Arjuna Award winner in 1961.
Nikhil Kanetkar - Badminton player
Pravin Amre- Attacking batsman
Pravin Thipsay - Grandmaster
Sachin Tendulkar - cricketing batsman former Indian captain, scorer of most Test and ODI centuries, most ODI runs in history, known as Little Master to Cricket world
Sandeep Patil - Former India Cricketer
Sanjay Manjrekar - Indian cricket batsman
Sunil Gavaskar - Cricketer batsman, former Indian captain who was the leading run-scorer in Test cricket and was the first to reach 10,000 runs in test cricket.
Surendra Chavan - First Maharashtrian to climb Mt Everest
Tushar Khandekar - Hockey Forward, often referred to as "The Goal Poacher" [2]
Vijay Hazare - Cricketing batsman
Vijay Manjrekar - Indian cricket batsman
Vinod Kambli - Cricketing batsman
Virdhawal Khade - Asian Champion in Swimming
Narayan Rao Joshi - Chess Champion
Prakash Kamble -Mr. India title winner. Pune
Prakash Koyande-Mr. India title winner, Runner up at Mr. Asia. Mumbai
Jimmy Patel -Mr. India title winner .Pune
Dr.Vedprakah Dhand -Mr. India title winner. Pune
This article is about the Western board game. ... Ajit Bhalchandra Agarkar (born December 4, 1977 in Bombay - now Mumbai) is an Indian cricketer. ... The Mumbai cricket team is one of the top cricket teams in the Ranji Trophy, Indias top domestic competition. ... Ajit Laxman Wadekar (born April 1, 1941, Bombay, India) was a former international cricketer from India. ... Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell A batsman in the sport of cricket is, depending on context: Any player in the act of batting. ... The Indian cricket team is an international cricket team representing India. ... Anjali Ved Pathak Bhagwat (maiden name Anjali Ved Pathak) is a rifle shooter from India. ... Rameshchandra Gangaram Bapu Nadkarni (born April 4, 1933, Nasik, Maharashtra) was an Indian cricketer. ... Chandrakant Sitaram Pandit (born September 30, 1961, Mumbai, Maharashtra) is a former Indian cricketer who played in 5 Tests and 36 ODIs from 1986 to 1992. ... Chandu Borde (July 21, 1934-) is an Indian cricketer (batting allrounder) who was a member of the Indian national cricket team between 1958 and 1970. ... Dilip Narayan Sardesai (August 8, 1940, Margao, Goa - July 2, 2007, Mumbai) was a former Indian Test cricketer. ... Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar (born April 6, 1956 in Rajapur, Maharashtra) was an Indian cricketer. ... The Pavilion The Grand Stand Match in progress The Media Centre at Lords Cricket Ground This memorial stone to Lord Harris is in the Harris Garden at Lords Lords Cricket Ground is a cricket ground in St Johns Wood in London, at grid reference TQ268827. ... Eknath Dhondu Solkar (March 18, 1948 - June 26, 2005) was an Indian all-round cricketer who played 27 Tests and seven One-Day Internationals for his country. ... Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (15 January 1926 - 14 August 1984) or KD Jadhav was independent Indias first individual Olympic medalist when he won the wrestling bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki games. ... Kiran Shankar More (pronounced Mo-ray) (born September 4, 1962 in Baroda, Gujarat, India) was the wicket-keeper for the Indian cricket team from 1984 to 1993. ... Nikhil Kanetkar (born May 13, 1979) is a male maharashtrian Kokanastha Bramhin badminton player from pune India. ... Pravin Amre(full name Pravin Kalyan Amre, born August 14, 1968, Mumbai) is an Indian cricketer. ... “Tendulkar� redirects here. ... Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell A batsman in the sport of cricket is, depending on context: Any player in the act of batting. ... The Indian cricket team is an international cricket team representing India. ... Sandeep Madhusudan Patil (born August 18, 1956, Bombay) is a former international cricketer (1980-1986) from India. ... Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar (born 12 July 1965 in Mangalore, Mysore) is an Indian cricketer who never quite lived up to his potential at the highest level, averaging 37. ... Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell A batsman in the sport of cricket is, depending on context: Any player in the act of batting. ... Sunil Manohar Gavaskar (Marathi:स�निल मनोहर गावसकर) (born July 10, 1949 at Bombay, Maharashtra), nicknamed Sunny, was a cricket player during the 1970s and 1980s for Bombay and India. ... Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell A batsman in the sport of cricket is, depending on context: Any player in the act of batting. ... The Indian cricket team is an international cricket team representing India. ... Tushar Khandekar has kept Jhansis tradition of producing great hockey players alive. ... Vijay Samuel Hazare (11 March 1915–18 December 2004) was an Indian cricket player from the state of Maharashtra. ... Vijay Manjrekar is a former Indian cricketer. ... Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell A batsman in the sport of cricket is, depending on context: Any player in the act of batting. ... Vinod Ganpat Kambli (born 18 January 1972, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra) is a former Indian cricketer. ... Virdhwal Khade (born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra on August 29, 1991), is Indias top swimming talent. ...

Wrestlers

HindKesari Chaboo pandhari Ranboke A very famous wrestler of AhmadNager
HindKesari Shreepati Khanchanale Famous Wrestler Who won against sadik Punjabi
HindKesari Ganpat Andalkar Famous Wrestler Who won against Goga Punjabi, Also Asian games winner.
Hindkesari Marooti Mane A very famous Wrestler from Sangli and a national champion.
Khashaba Jadhav First Olympic medal for India in 1952
Prof.Khaniwale 7 Dan/ Degrees BlackBelt in 1936 Judo (Japanese Martial Art Wrestling) He started Judo first time in India at Pune.
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (15 January 1926 - 14 August 1984) or KD Jadhav was independent Indias first individual Olympic medalist when he won the wrestling bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki games. ...

Business and Industry


Prasad Pabrekar - Spykar Jeans
Rajeev Samant - Sula Wines
Purushottam Narayan Gadgil - Gadgil Jewellers
Abasaheb Garware - Garware group
Dr. Anand Deshpande - Founder, Chairman and MD Persistent Systems
M.S. alias Baburaoji Parkhe (Parkhe Group)
B G Shirke - Shirke Group
Deepak Ghaisas - Iflex
D S Kulkarni - DSK Group
D P Dandekar - Camlin
Chitales - Chitale foods
Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande - Sycamore Networks
K V Pendharkar - Vicco Labs
Mangesh Kale - Co-founder, Precision Automation and Robotics India Ltd
Narendra Kale - Founder & Chairman-Kale consultants Limited
Rajendra Pawar - NIIT
Ranjit Date - Co-founder, Precision Automation and Robotics India Ltd
Ravi Pandit - KPIT Cummins
Shantanurao Kirloskar - Kirloskars group
Dr. Shrinivas Thanedar - CEO, The Chemir Group
Vikram Chowgule - Chowgule Industries
Suhas Patil - Cirrus Logic
Vivek Ranadive - TIBCO
Abhijit Talwalkar - LSI Logic
Ajit Shelat - Nevis Networks
Kiran Deshpande - MBT
Pravin Bhagwat - AirTight Networks
Talwalkars - Talwalkars chain of gyms
Madhukar A. Gujar - Modern Colours & Aniket Interior Designors.
Suresh Kare - Indoco Remedies Ltd
Vitthal Kamat - Kamat Group of Hotels
Anil Lonkar - Rasoya Proteins Ltd
Kishore Chinchwadkar - Reselien Inc
Bal Dixit - Zetex Inc
Pophale - Fem care Pharma Ltd
Prakash Bhalerao - Concio Corp
Dilip Bhide - DB Power Electronic Pvt Ltd
Rajesh Samant - Sula Wines
Ajit Kerkar - Tulip Hospitality Services
Gopal Patwardhan - Autoline Industries
Ajit Kulkarni - Pratibha Industries
Gokhale - Tortoise Mosquito Repellant Fame
P B Deodhar - Aplab Indutries
Ashish Kulkarni - Jadooworks Inc
Manohar Joshi - Kohinoor Group
Sameer Bodas - Disha Technologies
Kishor Bopardikar-Calypso Technologies Inc
Kiran Kulkarni - Geodesic Information Systems
P N Gadgil - Gold Merchant
Ram Bhogale - Nirlep Industries
Paranjape - Paranjape Builders
Bedekar - Bedekar Masale
Sachin Jakatdar - Sachin Travels
Pramod Chaudhari - Praj Industries
Kulkarni- Kulkarni Power Tools Ltd
Sapat - Sapat International
Sada Joshi - Joshi Technologies Inc
Jayraj Salgoankar - Owner of Kalnirnay
Ramnath Kare - Kare group of companies
Vinay Phadnis - Sahil Group
M R Chandurkar - IPCA Labs
Deepak Gadre - Gadre Marine Exports
Prakash Gadre - Damodar Shivram & Co. (HP Gold tea)
Kelkar & Vaze - Kelkar Group
Walchandsheth Doshi- Walchandnagar Group of industries
Nilkanthrao Kalyani-Bharat Forge and Kalyani group of industries
Shembekar, Kashikar,Aurangabadkar- Ankur Seeds
Sandy Tungare - Vistaar Inc
Dr Deepa Chitre - BIO-VED Pharmaceuticals
Manoj Tirodkar - GTL Infrastructures
Kiran Bhagwat - Disha Technologies
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Bureaucracy

C. D. Deshmukh - Third Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Madhavrao Godbole - Union Home Secretary who resigned during Babri demolition citing incompetence of Government. His integrity and intellectual honesty is legendary.
N Vittal - Former CVC (Chief Vigilance Commissioner) of India. He is a Tanjore Maharashtrian, currently staying in Chennai.
Chintaman Dwarakanath Deshmukh (14 January 1896 - 2 October 1982) or C. D. Deshmukh was the third Governor but first Indian Governor of the Reserve Bank of India from 11 August 1943 to 30 June 1949. ... The RBI headquarters in Mumbai The RBI Regional Office in Mumbai The RBI heaquarters in Delhi. ... N Vittal (b. ... Tanjore Maharashtrians are Marathi-speaking people, who had settled down in Tanjore (now Thanjavur), Tamil Nadu about three centuries ago. ... , “Madras� redirects here. ...

Others

Ravi Paranjape - Painter, illustrator
Devdatta Padekar - Painter
Fine Artist Rahul Deshpande - Painter, Illustrator, Designer
Vijay Kelkar - Advisor to Minister of Finance
Anandi Gopal Joshi - Anandibai Joshi was the first Indian woman doctor to be educated in USA. Anandibai Joshi's life spans just about twenty-two years, from 1865-1887.
Ramdas Padhye - Puppet Master. Was Asian representative at Marilyn Monroe Puppet Fest in 2006
Sharad Upadhye - Astrologer
Dwarkanath Kotnis - A well-known doctor in China who helped Chinese communists army during the World War II. A well-known doctor in China who helped the Chinese and died in 1942 at the age of 32.
Bharat Dabholkar - Adman, Actor, Director and producer. The brain behind Amul commercials.
Rajdeep Sardesai - Sr Journalist and Editor of CNN-IBN
Ravindra Ambekar - Spl Correspondent, IBN 7. Journalist from Mumbai. you can visit him on blog www.mumbaitvnews.com or ctc 9867020311
Vishnu Bhagwat - Former Navy Chief of India
Bhushan Ghokale - Vice-chief, Indian Air Force
Arunkumar Vaidya - Chief of Army Staff from 83 through 86
Balu Andekar former Local youth leader and dada
Baba Lomber former Dada
Arun Gawali Big dada
Chota Rajan Big dada
Anand Gawade-senior professional

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