Gopal Chandra Bhattacharya

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Birthday
1, 1895
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Apr 8, 1981 (85)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1895
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Apr 8, 1981 (85)

About

Credited with popularizing science in Bengal, he is best known for his studies in insects and metamorphosis. He was awarded the Rabindra Puraskar, Bengal's highest literary award, in 1975.

Before Fame

He worked as a school teacher and published a handwritten literary magazine.

Trivia

The government of West Bengal started giving out a science award in his name in 2005.

Family Life

His father, Ambika Charan Bhattacharya, was a village priest.

Associated With

His article about bioluminescence, published in the popular magazine Prabasi, caught the attention of fellow sceintist Jagadish Chandra Bose.

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