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Hedgewar, Keshavrao Baliram (1889–1940), Hindu nationalist, was born on 1 April 1889 at Nagpur, Maharashtra (then capital of Central Provinces in British India), the youngest of six children of Balirampant, a poor orthodox Deshastha Brahman priest, and Revatibai. He grew up in a high-caste Hindu milieu where traditions of ...

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Noble, Margaret Elizabeth [known as Sister Nivedita] (1867–1911), writer on Hindu culture and supporter of Indian nationalism, was born on 28 October 1867, at 23 Scotch Street, Dungannon, co. Tyrone, the eldest of the three surviving children of Samuel Richmond Noble (...

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Savarkar, Vinayak Damodar (1883–1966), Hindu nationalist, was born on 28 May 1883 in Bhagur village (near Nasik, then part of the Bombay presidency), the second of four children of Damodarpant and Radhabai. He had two brothers, Ganesh and Narayan, and a sister, ...