Krishna Mohan Banerjee
Krishna Mohan Banerjee (Bengali: কৃষ্ণমোহন বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়) (24 May 1813 – 11 May 1885) was one of the 19th-century Indian thinkers who attempted to rethink Hindu philosophy, religion and eth...
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Pramathesh Barua
Pramathesh Chandra (P.C.) Barua (Assamese: প্রমথেশ চন্দ্র বৰুৱা Promothesh Sôndro Boruwa Bengali: প্রমথেশ চন্দ্র বড়ুয়া Promothesh Chôndro Boŗua)(24 October 1903 – 29 November 1951) was a famous act...
Indian Statistical Institute
Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)is an academic institute of national importance as recognised by a 1959 act of the Indian parliament. It grew out of the Statistical Laboratory set up by Prasanta Cha...
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Equality of autonomy
Equality of autonomy is a political philosophy concept of Amartya Sen that argues "that the ability and means to choose our life course should be spread as equally as possible across society"—i.e., an...
Dwijendra Narayan Jha
Dwijendra Narayan Jha (commonly referred to as D. N. Jha) is an Indian historian, specializing in Ancient and Medieval India. He was Professor of History at Delhi University, and member of the Indian...
Nitish Sengupta
Nitish Kumar Sengupta (8 July 1933 − 3 November 2013) studied history at the Presidency College when it was affiliated with the University of Calcutta. He joined the IAS in 1957 and has held positions...
Michael Madhusudan Dutt
Michael Madhusudan Dutt, or Michael Madhusudan Dutta (Bengali: মাইকেল মধুসূদন দত্ত ( Maikel Modhushudôn Dôtto ); 25 January 1824 – 29 June 1873) was a popular 19th-century Bengali...
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Romesh Chunder Dutt
Romesh Chunder Dutt, CIE (Bengali: রমেশচন্দ্র দত্ত) was an Indian civil servant, economic historian, writer, and translator of Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Dutt was born into a distinguished Beng...
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R. P. Goenka
Rama Prasad Goenka (1 March 1930 – 14 April 2013) was the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the RPG Group, a multi-sector Indian industrial conglomerate. Born in 1930, he was the eldest son of Kes...
Dinabandhu Mitra
Dinabandhu Mitra (Bengali: দীনবন্ধু মিত্র) (1829–1873) the Bengali dramatist, was born in 1829 at village Chouberia in Gopalnagar P.S., North 24 Parganas and was the son of Kalachand Mitra. His gi...
Manik Bandopadhyay
Manik Bandopadhyay (Bengali: মানিক বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়  Manik Bandopadhyay ; 19 May 1908 – 3 December 1956) was a Bengali novelist and is considered one of the leading lights of modern Benga...
Satyajit Ray filmography
Satyajit Ray (2 May 1921 – 23 April 1992) was an Indian filmmaker who worked prominently in Bengali cinema and who has often been regarded as one of the great directors of world cinema. Ray was b...
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Nolini Kanta Gupta
Nolini Kanta Gupta (13 January 1889 – 7 February 1983), a revolutionary, linguist, scholar, critic, poet, philosopher and yogi, was the most senior of Sri Aurobindo's disciples. He was born in Faridpu...
Amartya Sen
Amartya Kumar Sen (born 3 November 1933) is an Indian economist and philosopher who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has made contributions to welfare e...
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Bhupendra Nath Bose
Bhupendra Nath Bose (1859–1924) was an Indian politician and President of the Indian National Congress in 1914.Bose was born in Radhanagar, West Bengal in 1859. He graduated from the Presidency Colleg...
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Prafulla Chandra Ray
Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray (Bengali: প্রফুল্ল চন্দ্র রায়; 2 August 1861 – 16 June 1944) was an Bengali chemist, educator and entrepreneur.The Royal Society of Chemistry honoured his life a...
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Radhakamal Mukerjee
Radhakamal Mukerjee (1889–1968), a leading thinker and social scientist of modern India, was Professor of Economics and Sociology and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lucknow. Mukerjee played an ...
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ( Buddhodeb Bhôṭṭacharjo; born 1 March 1944) is an Indian politician and a member of the politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the Chief Minister of West...
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Amit Mitra
Amit Mitra (Bengali: অমিত মিত্র, Hindi: अमित मित्रा) is an Indian economist and politician representing All India Trinamool Congress and the current Finance,Commerce & Industries Minister ...
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Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (18 April 1809 – 26 December 1831) was an Indian poet and assistant headmaster of Hindu College, Kolkata, a radical thinker and one of the first Indian educators to dissemin...
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Sib Chandra Deb
Sib Chandra Deb (Bengali: শিবচন্দ্র দেব Shib Chôndro Deb) (also spelt Shib Chandra Deb, Shibchandra Deb, Shib Chander Deb) (20 July 1811 – 12 November 1890) was one of the leading Derozians, virtu...
Somnath Chatterjee
Somnath Chatterjee (Bengali: সোমনাথ চট্টোপাধ্যায়; born July 25, 1929) is an Indian politician who had been associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for most of his life, though he i...
Belur Math
Belūr Maṭh or Belur Mutt is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, a chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. It is located on the west bank of Hooghly R...
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Gooroodas Banerjee
Sir Gooroodas Banerjee, today also written Gurudas Banerjee, also Gurudas Bandyopadhyay (Bengali Sir Gurudasa Banerjee স্যার গুরুদাশ ব্যানার্জী) (Calcutta, 26 July 1844- Calcutta, 2 December 1918) was...
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Upendranath Brahmachari
Rai Bahadur Sir Upendranath Brahmachari (Bengali: উপেন্দ্রনাথ ব্রহ্মচারী) (19 December 1873 – 6 February 1946) was an Indian scientist and a leading medical practitioner of his time. He synthesise...
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Hara Chandra Ghosh
Rai Bahadur Hara Chandra Ghosh (archaic Hurro Chunder Ghose) was one of the prominent leaders of the Young Bengal group (a group of radical Bengali free thinkers emerging from Hindu College, Calcutta ...
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Sarat Chandra Bose
Sarat Chandra Bose (Bengali: শরৎ চন্দ্র বসু; 6 September 1889 – 20 February 1950) was a barrister and Indian independence activist. He was the son of Janakinath Bose and elder brother of Subhas Chand...
Monomohun Ghose
Monomohun Ghose (Bengali: মনমোহন ঘোষ Mônmohon Ghosh) (also spelt Monomohun Ghosh, Manmohan Ghosh) (March 13, 1844 – October 16, 1896) was the first practicing barrister of Indian origin. He is not...
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Sasthi Brata
Sasthi Brata (born 1939, birthname Sasthibrata Chakravarti) is an Indo-Anglian writer of fiction. He was educated at Calcutta Boys' School, Kolkata and then at Presidency College, Kolkata. He lives i...