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Jain (/ˈn/) is the title and name given to an adherent of Jainism. The term has its origin in the Sanskrit term jina ("conqueror" or "victor"). This article lists prominent individuals who have self-identified as a follower of Jainism.

Ascetics

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Main article: List of Jain ascetics

Business leaders

Indian independence struggle

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Constitutional office-holders

Kings and political leaders

Monarchs

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Politicians


Entertainment

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Sports

Authors

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Virchand Gandhi
Champat Rai Jain, 20th-century Jain scholar

Other

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Scientists and mathematicians

Ancient

Modern

Vikram Sarabhai

Social workers

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Activists

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Padma Shri awardees

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Padma Bhushan awardees

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Veerendra Heggade

Padma Vibhushan awardees

See also

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