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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.

Ram Prasad Bismil Biography – Indian Freedom Fighter

Ram Prasad Bismil Biography - Indian Freedom Fighter

Born: 11 June, 1897 at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, British India Died: 19 December, 1927 at Gorakhpur Jail, Uttar Pradesh, British India Ram Prasad Bismil was the famous freedom fighter who was involved in the historic Kakori train robbery. He was born in 1897 at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His father Muralidhar was an employee of Shahjahanpur Municipality. Rama Prasad learnt Hindi from …

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Nutan Biography, Bollywood Actress

Nutan Biography, Bollywood Actress

Born on: June 4, 1936 Born in: Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra Nationality: Indian Career: Actress Death: February 21, 1991 Nutan was one of the finest actresses known to Bollywood ever. The lady who dominated the Indian silver screen in the 1950s and 1960s, was an actress without par. Her enigmatic screen presence and eyes that betrayed every single emotion took …

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Gyaneshwar

Gyaneshwar

It is difficult to pinpoint who exactly Gyaneshwar was. He had so many talents in himself, that it is not easy to explain his contribution to the Indian culture in a single sentence. He was a poet, an intellectual, a spiritual leader, a master of yoga and an enlightened One. As we move on further with Gyaneshwar Biography, you will …

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Jawahar Lal Nehru Biography

Jawahar Lal Nehru

Jawahar Lal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889. He died on 27 May 1964. He was an Indian statesman who was the first (and to date the longest-serving) prime minister of India, from 1947 until 1964. One of the leading figures in the Indian independence movement, Nehru was elected by the Congress Party to assume office as independent India’s …

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Ustad Bismillah Khan Biography

Ustad Bismillah Khan Biography, Musician, Shehnai Player

Ustad Bismillah Khan was born on March 21, 1916 at Bhirung Raut Ki Gali, in Dumraon as the second son of Paigambar Khan and Mitthan. He was named as Qamaruddin to rhyme with Shamsuddin, their first son. His grandfather, Rasool Baksh Khan uttered “Bismillah” (the basmala) after looking at the newborn, thus he was named Bismillah Khan. His ancestors were …

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Raja Ram Mohan Roy – Biography, Social Reformer

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a great social reformer of India. He was born on May 22, 1772 in a Brahmin family in Bengal. As a student he learnt many languages like Bengali, Urdu, Sanskrit, English, Arabic, Latin, French, Persian etc. He was given the title Raja by the Mughal emperor for wining a case for him. Rammohan Roy was …

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Dr. Rajkumar

Dr. Rajkumar

Dr. Rajkumar was born on April 24, 1929 in a Kannada speaking family at Gajanur, a village on the border of Tamilnadu and Karnataka, in Tamilnadu state. His mother tongue is Kannada. His father, Singanalluru Puttaswamayya who was a famous theater artist and his mother Lakshmamma named their son Mutturaju after Lord Muthathi rai. He was the eldest son in …

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Paramahansa Yogananda – Biography, Life as Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda - Biography, Life as Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda — Guru Paramahansa Yogananda was one of the distinguished yogis of India. He was the one responsible for taking the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga to the western countries. He was also the author of a very renowned book ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’, which has introduced people time and again to the timeless wisdom of India. Read …

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Sir C. V. Raman Biography – Indian Scientist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

Sir C. V. Raman

Sir C. V. Raman — Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist, born in the former Madras Province, whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics. He discovered that, when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes …

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Subhas Chandra Bose – Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945 (aged 48) was an Indian nationalist whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Japan left a troubled legacy. The honorific Netaji (Hindustani language: “Respected Leader”), first applied to Bose in Germany, by the Indian soldiers of the Indische …

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