Manabendra Nath Roy

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Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 26, 1954 (66)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 26, 1954 (66)

About

Indian national revolutionary who founded communist parties in Mexico and India, and helped to form the Radical Democratic Party.

Before Fame

He became swept up in the nationalist movement in Bengal after reading the works of Vivekananda and Bankim.

Trivia

He was arrested in Bombay in 1931 for conspiring to revoke the King Emperor's sovereignty in India.

Family Life

His grandfather was a priest in the village of Ksheput.

Associated With

Both he and Chittaranjan Das were key members of the Indian independence movement.