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date: 22 September 2019

Radhakrishnan, Sir Sarvepallilocked

(1888–1975)
  • Antony R. H. Copley

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Radhakrishnan, Sir Sarvepalli (1888–1975), philosopher and president of India, was born on 5 September 1888, in the pilgrimage centre village of Tiruttani, in the then undivided presidency of Madras. He was the second son of middle-class but poor parents, Sarvepalli Veeraswami, a tahsildar...

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