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Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866–1915) by unknown photographer, 1912 [detail] courtesy of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi

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Gokhale, Gopal Krishna [Gopalrao] (1866–1915), politician and Indian nationalist, was born on 9 May 1866 in Kotluk, a village in the Ratnagiri district of the Bombay presidency, the second son of Krishnarao Shridhar Gokhale (d. 1879), a minor district official from a respected but poor ...

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Sir Pherozeshah Merwanjee Mehta (1845–1915) by unknown photographer, 1911 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mehta, Sir Pherozeshah Merwanjee (1845–1915), politician and Indian nationalist, was born on 4 August 1845 in Bombay, the son of Merwanjee Mehta, a successful Parsi merchant. He attended Ayrton's School and, from 1855, Branch School in Bombay. A brilliant student at Elphinstone College...