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Bajpai, Sir Girja Shankar (1891–1954), administrator and politician in India, was born in Lucknow on 3 April 1891, the second of the three sons of Sir Seetla Prasad Bajpai, chief justice of Jaipur state, and his wife, Rukmini Shukla (d. 1945). Having won a science scholarship from ...

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Ismail, Sir Mirza Mohammad (1883–1959), administrator and politician in India, was born in Bangalore on 23 October 1883, the son of Aga Jan, honorary aide-de-camp to the maharaja of Mysore. He was of Persian descent, his grandfather Ali Askar Shirazi having left Shiraz...

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Tagore, Satyendranath (1842–1923), Indian civil servant and author, was born in Calcutta, India, on 1 June 1842, the second son of Debendranath Tagore (1817–1905) [see under Tagore family] and his wife, Sarada Devi (1826?–1875). The author Swarnakumari was his younger sister. He was born into an illustrious family referred to by one modern historian as '...