Top 20 Philosopher celebrities in India
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Philosopher celebrities [Updated May 20, 2022].
Amartya Sen was born
on November 3, 1933
He was listed by New Statesman as one of the World's 50 Most Influential People Who Matter. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998.
Muhammad Iqbal was born
on November 9, 1877
He was knighted by King George V
Chanakya was born
in India, India.
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak was born
on February 24, 1942
She became the first non-white University Professor at Columbia University in its over 260-year history.
Debendranath Tagore was born
on May 15, 1817
He did not reject material possessions and had estates all over Bengal, which was contrary to Hindu tradition and philosophy.
BR Ambedkar was born
on April 14, 1891
in Mhow, India.
He played an instrumental role in drafting India's Constitution in 1949.
Lokenath Brahmachari was born
on August 31, 1730
His name adorned dozens of temples and ashrams around the world, including many in India and Bangladesh.
Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar was born
on May 21, 1921
He was barred from entering the USA during his life.
Ramakrishna was born
on February 18, 1836
His followers thought of him as an incarnation of God and referred to him as Paramahamsa or Ramkrishna Paramhamsa.
Allan Bloom was born
on September 14, 1930
He wrote his last book Love and Friendship while paralyzed in a hospital. He would dictate his words and a close associate would pen them down.
Pandurang Shastri Athavale was born
on October 19, 1920
He was awarded the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion in 1997.
Virgil Aldrich was born
on September 13, 1903
He once served as the President of the American Philosophical Association.
Harry Prosch was born
on May 4, 1917
He served in the U.S. Army during the 1940s as a supply sergeant in New Guinea and the Philippines.