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Husain, Zakir

Aparna Basu.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Education. 1137 words.

Husain, Zakir (1897–1969), educationist and president of India, was born in Hyderabad, the third of seven sons of Fida Husain (d. 1905), lawyer, and his wife, Naznin (d. 1911). The exact...

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Radhakrishnan, Sir Sarvepalli

Antony R. H. Copley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Education; Philosophy. 1618 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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Singh, Tara [known as Master Tara Singh Malhotra; formerly Nanak Chand Malhotra]

Jeevan Singh Deol.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Education. 975 words.

Singh, Tara [known as Master Tara Singh Malhotra; formerly Nanak Chand Malhotra] (1885–1967), headmaster and politician, was born on 24 June 1885 in the village of Haryal, Punjab, India...

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