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B. R. Ambedkar

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards... Wikipedia

  • Pronunciation:  Bhīmrāo Rāmjī Āmbēḍkar
  • Born:  Bhiva Ramji Sakpal, April 14, 1891, Mhow (now known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar), Central Provinces, British India, (present-day Bhim Janmabhoomi, Dr. Ambedkar Nagar, Indore district, Madhya Pradesh, India)
  • Died:  December 6, 1956, Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial (Dr. Ambedkar Parinirvan Bhoomi), Delhi, New Delhi, India
  • Resting place:  Chaitya Bhoomi, Mumbai
  • Citizenship:  India
  • Nationality:  Indian
  • Political party:  Independent Labour Party, Scheduled Castes Federation
  • Other political affiliations:  Republican Party of India
  • Children:  Yashwant Ambedkar
  • Relatives:  See Ambedkar family
  • Residence:  Rajgruha, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 26 Alipur road, Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial, New Delhi
  • Alma mater:  University of Mumbai (B.A, M.A.), Columbia University (M.A, PhD), London School of Economics (M.Sc, D.Sc.), Gray's Inn (Barrister-at-Law)
  • Profession:  Jurist, economist, academic, politician, social reformer, anthropologist, writer
  • Known for:  Dalit rights movement, Drafting Constitution of India, Dalit Buddhist movement
  • Civilian awards:  Bharat Ratna, (posthumously in 1990)
  • President:  Rajendra Prasad
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo