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Biographies of Activist, Architect, Artist, Businessman, Celebrity, Classical Dancer, Doctor, Economist, Educationist, Explorers, Freedom Fighter, Journalist, Musician, Philosopher, Politician, President, Scientist, Social Worker, Spiritual Guru, Sports Person, World Leaders, Writer, Yoga Experts and much more.

Swami Vivekananda Biography For Students

Swami Vivekananda

Born: 12 January 1863, KolkataDied: 4 July 1902, BelurFull name: Narendra Nath DattaNationality: IndianFounder of: Ramakrishna Mission (1897); Ramakrishna MathPhilosophy: Modern Vedanta, Raja yogaGuru: Ramakrishna Swami Vivekananda was the disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahansa. He founded the Ramakrishna mission to spread the teachings of his Guru throughout the world. One of the most famous and influential spiritual leaders of India, he sought …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography for Students

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Born: 25 December 1924, Gwalior, India Political affiliations: Janata Party (1977—1980); Bharatiya Jana Sangh (before 1977) Previous offices: Prime Minister of India (1998–2004) Books: Meri Ekyavan Kavitayen, Twenty-one Poems Awards: Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan Education: Lakshmibai College, DAV College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Atal Bihari Vajpayee (born 25 December 1924) is an Indian statesman, who served as the tenth Prime Minister …

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Acharya Balkrishna Ji Biography For Students

Acharya Balkrisha Ji Biography For Students

Name: Balkrishna Subedi Birth: 4 August 1972 Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India Parents: Jay Vallabh Subedi (father), Sumitra Devi (mother) Occupation: Ayurvedacharya, Businessman Known For: Patanjali Ayurved Acharya Balkrishna Ji — The modern science of medicine (Allopathic system) has failed to cure a number of diseases of the present time. In spite of scientific researches, treatment of many diseases has failed to bear any …

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Charan Singh Biography for Students

Charan Singh Biography for Students

Born On: December 23, 1902 Born In: Noorpur District, Uttar Pradesh Died On: May 29, 1987 Career: Politician Nationality: Indian A poverty stricken childhood did not destroy Charan Singh’s winning instincts – this in spite of growing up in conditions of extreme scarcity. Charan Singh belonged to the Jat community and established his political base in Western Uttar Pradesh and …

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Sonal Mansingh Biography For Students

Sonal Mansingh Biography For Students

Sonal Mansingh, is one of the leading exponent of Odissi, an ancient classical dance form of Orissa. She has been called a philosopher among dancers for her opinions and interpretations. Apart from a dancer, she is a known social activist, thinker, researcher, orator, choreographer and teacher. Sonal has had training in Bharatnatyam, Chaau dance and Indian music. She has been …

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Anil Wilson Biography For Students

Anil Wilson

Anil Wilson (1947 – June 25, 2009) was an Indian educationist who served as Principal of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi from 1991 to 2007. Anil Wilson’s father, M. M. Wilson, was a school Headmaster in Gorton Mission School Kotgarh, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Anil Wilson was educated by the Irish Christian Brothers at St Edward’s School, Shimla. He graduated from Panjab …

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R. K. Laxman Biography: Cartoonist & Illustrator

R. K. Laxman

R. K. Laxman — Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Iyer Laxman (born October 23, 1924, Mysore, India) is an Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. He is widely regarded as India‘s greatest-ever cartoonist and is best known for his creation The Common Man. Birth and Childhood R. K. Laxman was born in Mysore. His father was a headmaster and Laxman was the youngest of …

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Yesudasan Biography, Indian Cartoonist

Yesudasan Biography, Indian Cartoonist

Yesudasan was born on June 12, 1938 at Mavelikkara, Kerala in South India. His first cartoon appeared in 1955 in a magazine called ‘Asoka’ published from Kottayam. But it was only in 1960, he made an entry into the world of political cartooning, that too through ‘Janayugam’, the mouth-piece of the Communist Party in Kerala. In Janayugam he started a …

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Aurobindo Ghosh Biography For Students

Aurobindo Ghosh

Born: August 15, 1872 Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (now Kolkata, West Bengal, India) Died: December 5, 1950 Puducherry, India Literary works: The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, Savitri Founder of: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Philosophy: Integral Yoga, Involution (Sri Aurobindo), Evolution, Integral psychology, Intermediate zone, Supermind Profession: Indian philosopher, Yogi, Guru, Poet, Nationalist Achievements: He was a freedom fighter, poet, …

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