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Abu Bakar [Abu Bakar ibni al-Marhum Dato Temenggong Sri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim]

A. J. Stockwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Indian History. 2454 words.

Abu Bakar [Abu Bakar ibni al-Marhum Dato Temenggong Sri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim] (1833–1895), sultan of Johore, was born in Teluk Belanga, Singapore, most probably on 3 February 1833, the...

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Amrit Kaur [Rajkumari Amrit Kaur]

Aparna Basu.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1539 words.

Amrit Kaur [Rajkumari Amrit Kaur] (1889–1964), politician and advocate of women's rights, was born on 2 February 1889 at Kapurthala Palace, Lucknow. She was the only daughter among the six...

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Chattopadhyaya, Virendranath [Chatto]

Leonard A. Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 963 words.

Chattopadhyaya, Virendranath [Chatto] (1880–1937), Indian nationalist and communist, was born in Hyderabad in 1880, the eldest son and second child of Aghornath Chattopadhyaya (1851–1915),...

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Chaudhurani, Sarala Devi

Bharati Ray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1083 words.

Chaudhurani, Sarala Devi (1872–1945), political activist and campaigner for women's rights in India, was born on 9 September 1872 at Jorasanko, Calcutta, the younger daughter and youngest...

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Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [known as Mahatma Gandhi]

Judith M. Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Religion; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 6713 words.

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [known as Mahatma Gandhi] (1869–1948), political leader and religious and social reformer, was born in Porbandar, Kathiawar, western India, on 2 October 1869, to...

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Gokhale, Gopal Krishna [Gopalrao]

Jim Masselos.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1465 words.

Gokhale, Gopal Krishna [Gopalrao] (1866–1915), politician and Indian nationalist, was born on 9 May 1866 in Kotluk, a village in the Ratnagiri district of the Bombay presidency, the second...

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Hume, Allan Octavian

Edward C. Moulton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Ornithology. 1556 words.

Hume, Allan Octavian (1829–1912), administrator in India, founder of the Indian National Congress, and ornithologist, was born on 4 June 1829 at St Mary Cray, Kent, seventh child of Joseph...

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Husain, Sir Mian Fazl-i-

Tahir Kamran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1431 words.

Husain, Sir Mian Fazl-i- (1877–1936), politician in India, was born on 14 June 1877 in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, India, where his father, Mian Husain Imam Bakhsh, was posted...

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Khan, Sir Sikander Hyat-

Tahir Kamran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1062 words.

Khan, Sir Sikander Hyat- (1892–1942), politician in India, was born on 5 June 1892 at Multan, Punjab, India, the son of Nawab Muhammad Hyat-Khan, a well-known scion of the Khattar tribe...

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Lakshmi Bai [Lakshmibai], rani of Jhansi

Bharati Ray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Indian Politics; Indian History. 2270 words.

Lakshmi Bai [Lakshmibai], rani of Jhansi (1827/1828–1858), warrior queen in India, was born at Benares, India, probably in late 1827 or early 1828, the only child of Moropant Tambe and his...

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