Sister Nivedita

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Birthday
28, 1867
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 13, 1911 (43)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1867
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 13, 1911 (43)

About

Irish missionary who worked for India's independence from Britain and founded a girls' school in Bagbazar area of Calcutta.

Before Fame

She learned much from her father, who died when she was 10, and then from her grandfather who was a leader of the freedom movement in Ireland.

Trivia

Despite her Scots-Irish heritage, her epitaph rightly speaks of how she gave her all for India.

Family Life

Her parents were named Mary Isabel and Samuel Richmond Noble.

Associated With

She is seen as an influential do-gooder like Mother Teresa.