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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.

Begum Akhtar Biography: Mallika-e-Ghazal, Bollywood Singer

Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar was born on 7th October, 1914 in Faizabad town of Uttar Pradesh. Her name was Akhtaribai Faizabadi though she was much popular as Begum Akhtar. Her family belonged to the upper class of the society and was not even inclined towards music. She showed interest in music at a very young age and was sent to train under …

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Munshi Premchand Biography, Early Life & Achievements

Munshi Premchand - Biography

Born: 31 July 1880, Lamhi, Uttar Pradesh Died: 8 October 1936, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Full / Actual Name: Dhanpat Rai An extremely famous name that comes to mind when we talk of Urdu novel and Hindi writers is that of Munshi Premchand. The life history is of Prem Chand is like that of any ordinary man. But what makes him …

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Valmiki: Maharishi Valmiki Biography, Valmiki Life History

Valmiki

Valmiki — Maharishi (the great sage) claims the distinction of being the author of the holy epic ‘Ramayana‘, consisting of 24,000 verses. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elaborates on a range of philosophical issues. Written approximately 500 years ago, it was taught to Lord Rama when He lost all the hopes …

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Pandurang Shastri Athavale Biography, Indian Social Reformer

Pandurang Shastri Athavale

Pandurang Shastri Athavale, popularly known as Dada, is a philosopher cum social reformer. He is credited with being the founder of the Swadhyay Movement. Not present in the world anymore, Pandurang Shastri Vaijnath Athavale was known for giving extremely moving discourses on Srimad Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads. Infact, he tried to motivate his followers to spread the thoughts of Geeta …

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Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj — Guruji Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj is a spiritual leader and a Guru for many people around the world. Shri Mridual Krishna Shastri Ji’s melodious Bhajans awaken the inner light and bring out the divine presence. People gather in large number to hear his Bhajans and Kathas. His knowledge of Sanskrit and …

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Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj — In the divine lineage of Swami Shri Haridasji, Gaurav Krishnaji was born on July 6, 1984 to Shradheya Mridul Krishna Goswamiji and Shrimati Vandana Goswamiji in Shri Dham Vrindavan, India. Born into a Vaishnav family of Acharyas, he has taken on the responsibilities as a messenger of God, and carried on the teachings …

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Mahatma Gandhi – Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

Mahatma Gandhi - Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

Mahatma Gandhi — Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Born: October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India. 1893: Goes to South Africa and battles for rights of Indians. 1915-20: Begins his struggle for India’s Independence. 1930: Leads hundreds on long Salt March to Dandi to protest a tax on salt. 1947: Negotiatives an end to 190 years of British colonial rule in India. Died: 1948, Killed by a fanatic opposed …

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Indira Gandhi – Biography, Early Life, Political Career

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi was the first women Prime Minister and an important world stateswoman. She was born in Allahabad, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. She was the only child of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. She was a great crusader of world peace. When she was just 13 years old, Indira organized a ‘Monkey Army’ (Vanar Sena) …

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Rahul Gandhi – Biography, Early Life & Political Career

Rahul Gandhi - Biography, Early Life & Political Career

Rahul Gandhi (born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician and member of the Parliament of India, representing the Amethi constituency. Gandhi is the general-secretary of the Indian National Congress. He is the grandson of Feroze Gandhi and Indira Gandhi, and fourth generation scion of the Nehru Gandhi family. Rahul Gandhi was born in Delhi on 19 June 1970 as …

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Sardar Sobha Singh: Biography of Famous Indian Painter

Sardar Sobha Singh

Sardar Sobha Singh — One of the greatest Indian artists of twentieth century S. Sobha Singh was born on 29 Nov. 1901 at Sri Hargobindpur (Gurdaspur), India. it was here where S. Sobha Singh learned to draw and sculpt. In 1905, his mother Bibi Acchran died. His father S. Deva Singh died in 1917. He learnt and mastered painting by …

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