Sumit Sarkar
Sumit Sarkar (born 1939) is an Indian historian of modern India. He is the author of Swadeshi Movement.
He studied at Presidency College, Calcutta and at the University of Calcutta. He taught for ...
Ram Gharib Chaube
Ram Gharib Chaube was an Indian scholar who assisted William Crooke in various ethnographic researches during the period of the British Raj.Chaube was from the eastern North-Western Provinces and an i...
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...
Rajat Kanta Ray
Rajat Kanta Ray (Bengali: রজত কান্ত রায়) is a historian of South Asian history, specializing in Modern Indian history.
He is the son of Kumud Kanta Ray, ICS who was a Home Secretary of West B...
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...
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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Fazlul Karim (lawyer)
Fazlul Karim (Bengali: ফজলুল করিম) (born September 14, 1905; died May 24, 1986) was a Bangladeshi lawyer, businessman, politician and soldier. He was the first Mayor of Cox's Bazar.
Fazlul Kar...
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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...
Mihir Rakshit
Mihir Kanti Rakshit (born in Chittagong, Bangladesh), is a Keynesian macroeconomist.
Rakshit graduated with a B.A. in economics from Presidency College, Calcutta, where he was to later spend most ...
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...
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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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...
Pramatha Chaudhuri
Pramathanath Chaudhuri (Bengali: প্রমথনাথ চৌধুরী) (7 August 1868 – 2 September 1946), known as Pramatha Chaudhuri, alias Birbal, is an exceptionally illuminating persona in modern Bengali literature. ...
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Murari Mohan Mukherjee
Prof. Murari Mohan Mukherjee (M. M. Mukherjee) (December 30, 1914 - July 26, 1988.) was a famous Indian plastic surgeon from Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
He was born at his maternal uncle's house ...
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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Sudhamoy Pramanick
Sudhamoy Pramanick (September 1884 – October 1974) ( Bengali: সুধাময় প্রামাণিক ) was a Bengali advocate from Shantipur. He was the lifetime secretary of the Tili Samaj, a societal benefit organiz...
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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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Hem Chandra Raychaudhuri
Hem Chandra Raychaudhuri (Bengali: েহম চন্দ্র রায়চৌধুরী) (8 April 1892 – 4 May 1957) was an Indian historian, known for his studies on ancient India.
He was the son of Manoranjan Raychaudhuri...
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...
Susobhan Sarkar
Susobhan Chandra Sarkar (1900-1982) was an Indian historian and academic.
Sarkar was born into a Brahmo family of Dhaka. After attending Dhaka Collegiate School and then studying history at Presi...