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Captain Mahendra Nath Mulla – The Brave Captain Of Indian Navy, Who Became The First Captain To Go Down With His Ship INS Khukri

  Quick Facts Name: Mahendra Nath Mulla Famous As: Officer (Indian Navy) Birth Date: 15 May 1926 (Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 9 December 1971 Nationality: Indian Awards: Maha Vir Chakra (Posthumous)   During the 1971...

Sukumar Bose – The Great Indian Artist and Painter Who Helped Spread Indian Art Across the World

  Quick Facts Name: Sukumar Bose Famous As: Artist, Painter Birth Date: 12 May 1912 (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 10 November 1986 Nationality: Indian Parents: Sanat Kumar Bose (Father), Bina Pani Bose...

Rahul Sankrityayan – The Genius Who Was Also The Father of Indian Travel Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Rahul Sankrityayan Birth Name: Kedarnath Pandey Also Known As: "Father of Indian Travel Literature”, “Mahapandit” Famous As: Travel Writer, Historian Birth Date: 9 April 1893 Birth Place: Pandaha Village, Azamgarh...

Pandit Ravi Shankar – The Great Indian Sitar Player Who Popularized Indian Classical Music in the World

  Quick Facts Name: Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury Popular Name: Pandit Ravi Shankar Also Known As: Most Famous Indian Musician in the World Famous As: The Sitar Maestro Birth Date: 7 April 1920 (Varanasi, Uttar...

Mahadevi Verma – The Great Indian Poetess Who Left Her Indelible Mark In Indian Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Mahadevi Verma Also Known As: The Modern Meera Famous As: Novelist, Poet, Writer, Educationist Born On: 26 March 1907 (Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 11 September 1987 Nationality: Indian Awards:...

Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan ‘Agyeya’ – The Great Indian Revolutionary who made lasting contributions to Hindi Literature

  Quick Facts Full Name: Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan Pen Name: Ajneya Famous As: Writer, Critic, Revolutionary Birth Date: 7 March 1911  Birth Place: Kasya, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh Died On: 4 April 1987 Nationality: Indian Awards:...

Talat Mahmood – The Indian King of Ghazals With A Velvety Voice Who Took Ghazal-singing To The World

  Quick Facts Name: Talat Mahmood Also Known As: The King of Ghazals, Shahenshah-e-Ghazal Famous As: Singer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 24 February 1924 (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 9 May 1998 Awards: Padma...

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai – The Lesser Known Hero of the Indian Independence Movement

  Quick Facts Name: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Famous As: Politician, Socialist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 18 February 1894 (Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 24 October 1954 (aged 60) Parents: Imtiaz Ali Kidwai (Father), Rashid...

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur: One of the Earliest Feminist Figures and the First Health Minister of India

  Quick Facts Name: Amrit Kaur Famous As: India's First Health Minister Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 2 February 1889 (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 6 February 1964   Rajkumari Amrit Kaur is perhaps the most...

Qurratulain Hyder – Most Celebrated Urdu Fiction Writer Till Date

  Quick Facts Name: Qurratulain Hyder Pen Name: Ainee Apa Famous As: Writer, Author, Novelist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 20 January 1927 (Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 21 August 2007 Famous Book: Aag...

Obaid Siddiqi – The Revolutionary Neuroscientist and Microbiologist who Bid Adieu to the World

  Quick Facts Name: Obaid Siddiqi Famous As: National Research Professor Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 7 January 1932 Died On: 26 July 2013 Birth Place: Basti District, Uttar Pradesh Awards: Padma Bhushan (1984), Padma Vibhushan (2006)   Obaid Siddiqi...

Inspiring Through Spiritualism: The Story of Paramahansa Yogananda and Founder of Yogoda Satsanga Society

      Quick Facts Name: Paramahansa Yogananda Born As: Mukunda Lal Ghosh Known For: Yogi and Guru Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 5 January 1893 Died On: 7 March 1952 Birth Place: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh Founder Of: Self-Realization...

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