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Ram Mohan Roy

Ram Mohan Roy Biography

Religious Leader


ABOUT
Founder of one of India's earliest newspapers, who challenged traditional Hindu culture and founded the Brahmo Samaj, a Hindu reformist sect. He is often referred to as "The Father of Modern India".
BEFORE FAME
He worked as a private clerk for the East India Company's Writing Service.

FAMILY LIFE
He was married three times. He stayed married to Devi Uma until his death.
ASSOCIATED WITH
Mother Teresa was another influential social reformer in India.
TRIVIA
He founded the Anglo-Hindu School in 1822 and the Vedanta College in 1826.

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