Ram Mohan Roy

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Birthday
22, 1774
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Sep 27, 1833 (59)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1774
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Sep 27, 1833 (59)

About

Founder of one of India's earliest newspapers, who challenged traditional Hindu culture and founded the Brahmo Samaj, a Hindu reformist sect. He is often referred to as "The Father of Modern India".

Before Fame

He worked as a private clerk for the East India Company's Writing Service.

Trivia

He founded the Anglo-Hindu School in 1822 and the Vedanta College in 1826.

Family Life

He was married three times. He stayed married to Devi Uma until his death.

Associated With

Mother Teresa was another influential social reformer in India.