Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Dr. Rajendra Prasad ( December 3, 1884 – February 28, 1963  ) : The first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was born on December 3, 1884 in Zeradei, Bihar. Rajendra Prasad, from his childhood, was excellent in studies. He is always stood first throughout his academic career. He passed the Masters in law examination with honours, winning a gold medal in 1915. He was also a Doctor of ...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee ( December 25, 1924  ) : Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the Prime Minister of India. He was born on December 25, 1924 in the erstwhile princely state of Gwalior.  A Hindi poet and an orator, known for his spellbinding eloquence. Vajpayee’s first brush with nationalist politics was in his students days when he joined the Quit India Movement of 1942. A student of political science...

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Chittaranjan Das

Chittaranjan Das ( November 5, 1870 – June 16, 1925 ) : Chittaranjan Das was also known as ‘Deshbandhu’. He was born on November 5, 1870 in Kolkata. His father Bhuban Mohan Das was a reputed solicitor. His early education was at the London Missionary Society Institution at Bhowanipore. He passed the entrance examination in 1885 and graduated from the Presidency College in 189O, He...

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak ( July 23, 1856 – August 1, 1920 ) :  Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a great leader of the Indian freedom struggle. He was born in 1856 in the small coastal town of  Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. He was convinced that the British educational system was not good enough for Indians. Tilak stressed upon Swadeshi and advocated the boycott of foreign goods. He founded his newspaper ‘Kesari’...

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Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar

B. R. Ambedkar ( April 14, 1891 – December 6, 1956 ): Babasaheb Bhimrao Ranji Ambedkar was a great leader of tht ‘Harijans’ of India. He was also a scholar and patriot. He was born on April 14, 1891 in a poor Mahar family of  Madhya Pradesh. He had bitter experience as an untouchable in his childhood. He did his Ph.D. and Bar-at-Law from England in 1921 and began to practice law. Soon, He became...

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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (October 15, 1931) : Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is a scientists – turned – Executive Head. He was born on October  15, 1931 at Rameshwaram in Tamiln Nadu. He studied at Schwartz High school in Ramanathapuram. He graduated in Science from St. Joseph’s College at Truchi. He did his D.M.I.T in Aeronautical Engering  at M.I.T., Chennai. Kalam joined Hindustan Aeronautics...

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi ( October2, 1869 – January 31, 1948 ) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in Porbander, Gujrat in India on October 2, 1869. He was raised in a very orthodox family. At the age of 13, he was married to Kasturba. He was educated in law at University College, London. In 1891. After returning  to India he attempted  to practice law in Bombay, without much...

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