Ram Mohan Roy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ram Mohan Roy

Indian religious, social, and educational reformer, and humanitarian

Date of Birth: 22-May-1772

Place of Birth: Radhanagore, West Bengal, India

Date of Death: 27-Sep-1833

Profession: writer, translator, philosopher, social reformer

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Ram Mohan Roy

  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy (22 May 1772 – 27 September 1833) was one of the founders of the Brahmo Sabha, the precursor of the Brahmo Samaj, a social-religious reform movement in the Indian subcontinent.
  • He was given the title of Raja by Akbar II, the Mughal emperor.
  • His influence was apparent in the fields of politics, public administration, education and religion.
  • He was known for his efforts to abolish the practices of sati and child marriage.
  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy is considered to be the "Father of the Indian Renaissance" by many historians.In 2004, Roy was ranked number 10 in BBC's poll of the Greatest Bengali of all time.

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