Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee

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Birthday
29, 1844
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jul 21, 1906 (61)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1844
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jul 21, 1906 (61)

About

The first President of Indian National Congress in 1885, who was the first Indian to contest the election for the British House of Commons.

Before Fame

He worked as a clerk at the firm of W.P. Gillanders, Attorneys of the Calcutta Supreme Court.

Trivia

He was the most respected barrister in the Calcutta High Court, and was the first Indian to act as a Standing Counsel, which he did four times.

Family Life

His grandson, Joyanto Nath Chaudhuri, became head of the Indian Army.

Associated With

He and Mohammad Azharuddin were both members of Indian National Congress.

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