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Vivekananda [known as Swami Vivekananda; formerly Narendranath Datta]locked

(1863–1902)
  • Kenneth W. Jones

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Vivekananda [known as Swami Vivekananda; formerly Narendranath Datta] (1863–1902), Hindu religious leader, was born on 12 January 1863 in Calcutta and named Narendranath Datta. His family were Kayasthas, a writer caste traditionally employed in government service. His father, Vishwanath Datta (...

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