Bhikaiji Cama

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Birthday
24, 1861
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 13, 1936 (74)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1861
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 13, 1936 (74)

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Known for her leadership in the Indian Independence Movement, she helped design the Flag of Indian Independence, which she introduced to the world at the 1907 International Socialist Conference in Germany.

Before Fame

Born into a wealthy Parsi family in Bombay, India, she studied several foreign languages at the prestigious Alexandra Native Girls' Institution.

Trivia

At a 1910 event in Cairo, Egypt, she gave a passionate speech advocating for women's rights and equality.

Family Life

She was unhappily married to attorney Rustom Cama (the son of renowned Parsi scholar K.R. Cama).

Associated With

She and Ramadevi Choudhury were both female leaders in the Indian Independence Movement.

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