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Tagore, Dwarkanath (1794–1846), businessman and philanthropist

Blair B. Kling

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/98105

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Tagore, Dwarkanath (1794–1846), businessman and philanthropist, was born in Calcutta, Bengal, India, the second son of Rammani Tagore (1759–1833), police officer, and his first wife, Menaka, daughter of Ramakanta Roy of Jessore. At the age of five he was adopted by the childless older brother of ...

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