Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was one of the greatest socail reformers of India. He was born on 22nd may in 1772 at Radhanagar in the district of Hoogly. His parents were Ramakant Roy and Tarini Devi. He learnt different languages like Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit. He was also a great scholar in multiple languages like English, Latin, Greek, French and Tibetan.In the course of his career, he visited Tibet and England. He was a champion of the Brahmo Samaj. As a social reformer, his greatest achievement was the abolishment of the cruel custom of Sati with the help of Lord William Bentinck. He was also a prolific writer. He wrote many books on various subjects. This great man died on 27th September 1833. He was buried in Bristol in England.