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Some Famous People with the surname of Patel

Wikipedia Vallabhbhai Patel (,) (31 October 1875 ? 15 December 1950) was a political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation.
Wikipedia Praful Patel (born February 17, 1957, Kolkata) is a member of the Lok Sabha of India.
Wikipedia Ameesha Patel (born Amisha Patel on 9 June 1976) is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood movies.
Wikipedia Pannalal Nanalal Patel (May 7, 1912 - April 5, 1989) is a Gujarati author.
Wikipedia Vithalbhai Patel (1871 - 22 October 1933) was an Indian legislator and political leader, and co-founder of the Swaraj Party.
Wikipedia Keshubhai Patel (born 24 July 1930) was Chief Minister of the Western State of Gujarat in India from March 1995 to October 1995 and from March 1998 to October 2001.
Wikipedia Jayant Mukundray Patel (born 10 April 1950) is a surgeon who is at the centre of a 2005 scandal when he was accused of gross incompetence while working at Bundaberg Base Hospital in Queensland, Australia.
Wikipedia Marilyn Hall Patel (born 1938) is an active judge presiding in the U.
Wikipedia Jasubhai Motibhai Patel (November 26, 1924, Ahmedabad, Gujarat ? December 12, 1992, Ahmedabad) was an off-spinner who played Test cricket for Indian cricket team.
Wikipedia Ishu Patel is an award-winning animation film director/producer and educator.
Wikipedia Brijesh Patel (born November 24, 1952 in Baroda, Gujarat, India) grew up in Bangalore is an Indian cricketer who played for the Indian national cricket team as a right-handed batsman from 1974 until 1979.
Wikipedia Brijal Jagdesh Patel (born November 14, 1977 in Nairobi) is a Kenyan cricketer.
Wikipedia Dipam Narshibhai Patel (born 25 October, 1958 in Nairobi, Kenya) played 37 Tests and 75 One Day Internationals for the New Zealand cricket team.
Wikipedia Haribhai M Patel (1903 - November 30, 1993) was an Indian civil servant who played a major role in the issues regarding internal and national security in the first years after the independence of India.
Wikipedia Mohan Magan Patel (born November 11, 1952 in Auckland) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
Wikipedia Ramesh Unka Patel (born September 12, 1953 in Auckland) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
Wikipedia Jayadevappa Halappa Patel (Kannada: ???????? ?????? ????) (October 1, 1930?December 12, 2000) was the 15th chief minister of Karnataka.
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Wikipedia Samit Rohit Patel (born 30 November 1984 in Leicester) is a English cricketer who has his roots from Baroda, Gujarat, India.
Wikipedia Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel (born 10 August 1940) is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India.
Wikipedia Jivabhai Ambalal Patel (born April 30, 1938) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
Wikipedia Dinsha Jhaverbhai Patel (born May 25, 1937) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
Wikipedia Harilal Madhavjibhai Patel (born January 7, 1953) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
Wikipedia Kishanbhai Vestabhai Patel (born June 2, 1964) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
Wikipedia Kamal Patel (Kamal Dudi) is a politician of Bharatiya Janata Party from Madhya Pradesh, India.
Wikipedia Ahmed Patel (born 21 August 1949) is a senior leader of Indian National Congress party.
Wikipedia Chimanbhai Patel is a former Chief Minister of Gujarat state in India.
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Wikipedia Priti Patel (born 1972) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.
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Wikipedia Satyam Patel (Gujarati ?????? ????) (August 4, 1932 - January 14, 2005) was a prominent social worker contributing immensely for the cause of labourers, farmers, untouchables and religious unity in the western state of Gujarat in India.
Wikipedia Paresh Jasmat Patel (born July 29, 1965) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who finished in eighth position with the Men's National Team, nicknamed "Black Sticks", at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Wikipedia Rustomji Dorabji Patel was a Parsi community leader who helped the British forces fight-off an invasion of the Mumbai islands by Siddi forces.
Wikipedia Nikki Patel (born 5 July 1990 in Bradford, West Yorkshire) is a British actress.
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Wikipedia Dev Patel (born 23 April 1990) is a British film and television actor as well as a martial artist.
Wikipedia Trupti Patel is a qualified pharmacist from Berkshire, England, who was acquitted in 2003 of murdering three of her children.
Wikipedia Akhil Patel (born June 18, 1990) is an English cricketer who plays for Nottinghamshire.
Wikipedia Nilesh Patel is a Canadian director and producer of films.
Wikipedia Kanjibhai Patel (born 30 March 1936) is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party and is presently a member of the Parliament of India representing Gujarat in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.
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Wikipedia Himesh Jitendra Patel (born 1990), from Cambridgeshire, is an actor who began his career in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders", playing Tamwar Masood.
Wikipedia Raj Patel is a British-born academic, journalist, activist and writer who has lived and worked in Zimbabwe, South Africa and the United States for extended periods.
Wikipedia Prahlad Singh Patel is a former union minister of state of India.
Wikipedia Sone Lal Patel was a Kurmi leader, founder and National President of Apna Dal, a Kurmi caste oriented regional political party in India with minor presence in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
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Wikipedia Dr Indraprasad Gordhanbhai Patel GCSI (11 November 1924 - 17 July 2005) popularly known as I.
Wikipedia Rakep Rajendra Patel (born 12 July, 1987) is a Kenyan international cricketer.
Wikipedia Gayatri Patel, (born September 21st in Nashville, Tennessee, USA) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood movies.
Wikipedia Sandhya Patel is an American meteorologist for the ABC7 weather department and is the weather anchor for the weekday ABC7 News at 5 and 11 p.
Wikipedia Dipak Patel (born 12 July 1953 in Lusaka) is a Zambian politician, who served long tenures both as a legislator and as the Minister of Trade, Commerce, and Industry.
Wikipedia Jyotsna Patel (also Jyotsana Patel) is a former Test cricketer who represented India.
Wikipedia Pasha Patel is the present Member of Legislative Council in the Government of Maharashtra in India.