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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.

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari Biography for Students and Children

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Born: 10 December 1878 Died: 25 December 1972 Profession: Lawyer, Writer, Statesman Awards: Bharat Ratna (1954) Achievements – He was a very well-known lawyer, writer and statesman of India during the independence struggle. A prominent figure in the Indian National Congress, he was elected the second governor-general of India after its independence. Following this, Rajaji was made the chief minister of the Indian state of …

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Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Biography for Students and Children

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS (October 19, 1910 – August 21, 1995), was an Indian American astrophysicist born in Lahore, Punjab (Now in Pakistan). Chandrasekhar was awarded, along with William A. Fowler, the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics, with Chandrasekhar cited for his mathematical theory of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars. This work led to …

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Madan Mohan Malaviya Biography for Students and Children

Madan Mohan Malaviya Biography for Students and Children

Born On: December 25, 1861 Born In: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Died On: November 12, 1946 Career: Politician, Freedom Fighter & Educationist Nationality: Indian Mahatma considered him as an elder brother and would refer to him as “Maker of India”. Jawahar Lal Nehru called him “a great soul, one of those who laid the foundation of modern Indian Nationalism”. He …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography for Students and Children

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (born 25 December 1924) is an Indian statesman, who served as the tenth Prime Minister of India thrice – including brief first term in 1996 and two terms from 1998 to 2004. After a brief stint as Prime Minister in 1996, Vajpayee headed a coalition government from 19 March 1998 until 19 May 2004. A veteran Parliamentarian …

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Mohammed Rafi Biography for Students and Children

Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi —was a famous playback singer. He was born on 24 December 1924 in Punjab. Even at a young age he was more fond of music than studies. He started learning music from the famous Hindustani singer Chotte Gulam Ali Khan. Later he became the disciple of Firoze Nizam. When Firoze was appointed as a music director in Lahore …

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Charan Singh Biography for Students and Children

Charan Singh

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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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Biography, Freedom Fighter & Politician

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - Biography, Freedom Fighter & Politician

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was born in a Gujarati family on October 31, 1875. After his schooling, he saved money to go to England for higher studies. He studied law there and returned to India as a barrister. Gandhiji had a great impact on Patel, and he entered the political field in 1918. His excellent work in every field made him …

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Chandra Kumar Naranbhai Patel Biography for Students and Children

Chandra Kumar Naranbhai Patel

Chandra Kumar Naranbhai Patel — Laser is the acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation”. Though it is like ordinary light, laser is far different. In the filament of a bulb, the atoms gain electric energy and release it in the form of light. The atoms in this case behave like a crowd whose footsteps are not in …

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Shashi Kapoor Biography, Film Career & Personal Life

Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor was born Balbir – Raj Prithviraj Kapoor on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata. He is an award winning Indian film actor and producer and a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India‘s Bollywood cinema, is the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the widower of Jennifer Kendal, and …

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Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai

The name of Lala Lajpat Rai shines among the freedom fighters of India. He was born in Ferozepur district on January 28, 1865. His schooling was at his village school. He late joined the Mission High School of Ludhiana, and did his graduation in law at Government College, Lahore. Lala Lajpat Rai was a staunch follower of the Arya Samaj …

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