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Important Indian Personalities
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She was an
lady who came to India to attend the Annual Convention of the Theosophical Society at Adyar in Madras in 1893.
She became the President of Indian National Congress in 1917.
She is well known for her
She also established the
Central Hindu College in 1898
, which later formed the nucleus of the Benares Hindu University.
Poet, playwright, novelist, short story writer, musician, artist, actor, director philosopher was born on May 7, 1861.
Won the Nobel prize for literature in
for his collection of verses
He was awarded the
in 1915 but returned it in 1919 as a protest against the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
A true Gandhian, he was arrested for participating in the Dandi march in 1930.
He was one of the moving spirits behind the
Nagpur Flag Satyagraha.
He is well known for his
Born on August 15, 1872 in Kolkata he embarked himself in the freedom movement from 1902 – 1910.
He later took refuge in Pondicherry devoting his life to the development of unique philosophy.
He was a poet, philosopher and a politician.
His most famous work is ‘
He passed away on December 5, 1950.
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
He was the pioneer of Muslim education in India.
His efforts ensured the laying of the foundation stone of
Mohammaden Anglo Oriental College
on Jan 8, 1877 at Aligarh.
The college became
Aligarh Muslim University
Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji
He was the founder of the
Bhartiya Jan Sangh
in October 1951.
He represented North Calcutta in the first Lok Sabha.
As the leader of opposition he earned the title ‘
Lion of Parliament
Earlier when he was in the cabinet of Nehru he quit in protest over according special status to Jammu & Kashmir.
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Her original name was
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhin
She was born on 26 Aug 1910 in Skopje, then in
, now the capital of Macedonia.
She founded the
Missionaries of Charity
and Nirmal Hriday a home for the dying destitutes.
Won Padma Shri in 1961, Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and the Bharat Ratna in 1980.
Jai Prakash Narayan
He joined the Civil disobedience movement of 1930s.
He organized the
All India Congress Socialist Party
along with Acharya Narendra Dev.
On 26 Jun 1975 he launched
Bhrashtachar Mitao Andolan
, a movement against corruption which brought down the Congress government in 1977.
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