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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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Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [known as Mahatma Gandhi] (1869–1948), political leader and religious and social reformer

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. 6743 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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Noble, Margaret Elizabeth [known as Sister Nivedita] (1867–1911), writer on Hindu culture and supporter of Indian nationalism

Gwilym Beckerlegge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Politics and Law; Religious Studies; Hinduism. 1194 words.

Noble, Margaret Elizabeth [known as Sister Nivedita] (1867–1911), writer on Hindu culture and supporter of Indian nationalism, was born on 28 October 1867, at 23 Scotch Street, Dungannon,...

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