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Ram Mohan Roy

Birthdate: 22. May 1772
Date of death: 27. September 1833

Raja Ram Mohan Roy 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. Wikipedia

„Truth and Virtue do not necessarily belong to wealth and Power and Distinctions of Big Mansions.“

—  Ram Mohan Roy

Quoted from Goel, S. R. (2016). History of Hindu-Christian encounters, AD 304 to 1996. Chapter 8 ISBN 9788185990354

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