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Besant [née Wood], Annie (1847–1933), theosophist and politician in India

Anne Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Indian Politics. 3496 words.

Besant [née Wood], Annie (1847–1933), theosophist and politician in India, was born at 2 Fish Street Hill in the City of London on 1 October 1847, the only daughter of William Persse Wood (dnull...

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Radhakrishnan, Sir Sarvepalli (1888–1975), philosopher and president of India

Antony R. H. Copley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Education; Philosophy. 1629 words.

Radhakrishnan, Sir Sarvepalli (1888–1975), philosopher and president of India, was born on 5 September 1888, in the pilgrimage centre village of Tiruttani, in the then undivided presidency...

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