Bonnerjee, Woomes Chunder (1844–1906), lawyer and politician, was born on 29 December 1844 at his paternal grandfather's country house at Sonai, Kidderpore, Bengal, the second but eldest surviving son of Girish Chunder Bonnerjee (1823–1868), an attorney, and his wife, Saraswati Devi. The family were Hindu, Bengali Brahmans; they claimed descent from ...
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Nehru, Motilal (1861–1931), lawyer and Indian nationalist, was born at Agra on 6 May 1861, the posthumous son of Ganga Dhar Nehru, a minor police official in Delhi under the Mughal ruler until the latter was deposed by the British in 1858. Taught Arabic, Persian, and Urdu at home, ...