Ranjit Guha passed away at the age of 100

Tags: Person in news

Ranjit Guha passed away at the age of 100

An eminent historian, Ranjit Guha passed away at the age of 100 in Austria on 28 April.

An Overview of the News

  • He was born on May 23, 1923 in Barisal, which is currently located in Bangladesh.

  • Guha completed his post-graduation in history from the University of Calcutta after studying at a school in Kolkata.

  • He was associated with several renowned institutions during his career, including the Australian National University, from where he retired in 1988.

  • One of his famous contributions in the field of history is his book titled 'Elementary Aspects of Peasant Insurgency in Colonial India'.

About Austria

  • It is a landlocked country located in Central Europe, bordering several countries such as Germany, Switzerland, and Italy.

  • The country is made up of nine states, with Vienna being both the capital and most populous city and state.

Government - federal parliamentary republic

President - Alexander Van Der Bellen

Chancellor - Carl Nehmer

Please Rate this article, so that we can improve the quality for you -