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Purana Kassapa

Nationality: Ancient India, Ascetic Teacher Known to be: Heretical Philosopher Born: 5th and 4th century BC Purana Kassapa was one of the famous six heretical philosophers, contemporary with
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Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Buddhist, Philosopher, Scholar Born: c. 150 CE, South India Died: c. 250 CE, India Nagarjuna was undoubtedly a great Buddhist, philosopher and scholar....
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Makkhali Gosala

Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Ascetic Teacher, Religious Priest, and Spiritual Leader, Founder of Ajivika Born: 484 BC Makkhali Gosala was one of the most prominent contemporaries...
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Kabir Das

Nationality: Medieval Indian Known to be: Social Reformer, Poet Born: uncertain (1398 or 1440 CE) Lahartara near Kashi (present-day Varanasi), Died: uncertain (1448 or 1518 CE), Maghar Kabir Das...
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Gopal Hari Deshmukh

Nationality: British Indian Known to be: Social reformer Born: February 18, 1823, Pune, Maharashtra Died: October 9, 1892 Gopal Hari Deshmukh, was born in 1823 in Pune, Maharashtra. He...
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Dada Dayal

Nationality: Medieval Indian Known to be: Social Reformer, Philosopher Born: 1544 A.D. in Ahmadabad Died: 1603 AD Dada Dayal, a luminary figure of the Bhakti Movement in 16th century...
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Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Poet Born: 7th century AD, Chhapra, Bihar Banabhatta was an eminent Sanskrit litterateur in 7th century. He was born in a Bhojaka...
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Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Nationalist, Politician, Writer Born: July 22, 1856, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra Died: August 1, 1920, Mumbai, Maharashtra Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a celebrated and dedicated leader...
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Bahadur Shah II

Nationality: Medieval and British Indian. Known to be: Emperor, Poet Born: 1775 AD in Delhi Died: 1862, Rangoon, Myanmar Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah, popularly known as Bahadur...
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Acharya Kanada, Maharishi Kanada, Kashyap

Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Philosopher, Sage Born: Lived between 6th century and 2nd century B.C. in Prabhas Kshetra near Dwarka in present day Gujarat Acharya Kanada...
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Abul Fazal

Nationality: Medieval India Known to be: Army Commander, Writer, Historian and Philosopher Born: January 14, 1551, Agra, Mughal India, now Uttar Pradesh, India Died: August 12, 1602 AD,...
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Surendranath Banerjee

Nationality: British Indian Known to be: Nationalist, Politician Born: November 10, 1848, Bengal Presidency Died: August 6, 1925, Barrackpore Surendranath Banerjee, a prominent nationalist leader from Bengal and a...
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Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Sanskrit Grammarian, Linguistic Born: 6th B.C.E. Died: 4th B.C.E. It is difficult to say anything with a certainty about the life of Panini but it...
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Lord Parshvanath, Lord Parshva

Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Lord Born: 10th day of the dark half of the month of Paush, 872 B.C.E. Died: 772 B.C.E. Generally it is wrongly believed...
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Nationality: Mughal Indian Known to be: Poet, Writer, Tutor Born: September 24, 1547 AD in Agra, Mughal India Died: October 5, 1595 at Lahore, Mughal India Faizi Abu-Faiz, popularly...
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Nationality: Medieval Indian Known to be: Sant, Poet, Born: 1533 A.D., Paithan Died: 1599 AD Sant Eknath is one of the greatest spiritual and literary figures of Maharashtra in...
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Dhondo Keshav Karve

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Social Reformer, Educationist Born: April 18, 1858, Ratnagiri, Maharastra Died: November 9, 1962, Pune Dhondo Keshav Karve was a famous social reformer and Educationist...
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Alfonso Corti

Nationality: Italian Known to be: Anatomist, Medicine Born: June 22, 1822, Gambarana, Italy Died: October 2, 1876, Corvino San Quirico, Italy Alfonso Corti, Italian anatomist, was born in 1822....
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Melvin Calvin

Nationality: American, United States Known to be: Chemist, Biologist Born: April 8, 1911, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States Died: January8, 1997, Berkeley, California, United States Melvin Calvin born in...
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Katherine Esau

Nationality: German-American Known to be: Botanist Born: April 3, 1898, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine Died: June 4, 1997, Santa Barbara, California, United States Katherine Esau was born in Ukraine in 1898....
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