Muhammad Iqbal vs Debendranath Tagore

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Poet & Philosopher
Philosopher
Net worth 2018
Writers
Industry
Philosophers
Sialkot, Punjab, British India
Residence
Kolkata
Pakistani
Country
Indian
09/11/1877
BirthDay
15/05/1817
April 21, 1938
Died On
January 19, 1905
Government College University, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, University of Cambridge, Murray College, Trinity College, Cambridge
Education
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1938

He died in 1938 in Lahore after suffering for many years from various illnesses, which started with a mysterious throat illness that he developed on his trip to Spain and Afghanistan

1934

Due to his failing health, Iqbal stopped practicing law altogether in 1934 and was honored with a pension by the Nawab of Bhopal

1927

In 1927, Iqbal was elected to the Punjab Legislative assembly and was later elected to preside over the session of the Muslim League

1923

Some of the books written by Iqbal are: ‘Payam-i-Mashriq (1923)’, ‘The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam (1930)’, ‘Javid Nama (1932)’, ‘Pas Cheh Bayed Kard ai Aqwam-e-Sharq (1936)’, ‘Bal-i-Jibril (1935)’, ‘Zarb-i-Kalim (1936)’, etc

1919

In 1919, he became the general secretary of Anjuman-e-Himayat-e-Islam, an Islamic intellectual and political organization based in Lahore, Pakistan, which he was an active member of many years before gaining this position

1914

His second marriage was with Sardar Begum and third with Mukhtar Begum (1914)

1907

In 1907, he went to Germany to pursue doctorate and earned PhD degree from the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich

1906

Iqbal opted for higher studies in the West and travelled to England to study on a scholarship from Trinity College, Cambridge, and received his Bachelors of Arts degree from the same in 1906

1895

In 1895, Iqbal enrolled in Government College Lahore for his bachelors’, to study philosophy, English literature and Arabic

1905

Debendranath Tagore died on January 19, 1905, in Calcutta, India, at the age of 87

1863

In 1863, he founded Shantiniketan, a retreat in rural Bengal, which was later transformed into an international university under the supervision of his youngest son, Rabindranath Tagore

1851

In 1851, he was appointed as the Secretary of the ‘British Indian Association’ which aimed to represent Indian interests to the British government

1850

In 1850, he published a book titled ‘Brahmo Dharma’ which emphasized the fundamental principles of monotheism and rationality while rejecting the necessity of mediation between man and God, caste distinctions and idolatry

1848

In 1848, he was instrumental in codifying the ‘Adi Dharma Doctrine’ as Brahmo Dharma Beej

1843

In 1843, he revived the Brahmo Sabha, which had diminished since the death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy in 1833

1839

In 1839, under the guidance of Pandit Ram Chandra Vidyabageesh, Debendranath Tagore established the ‘Tattwabodhini Sabha’ to share his experiences and knowledge

1838

In 1838, his grandmother passed away and he experienced a psychological change in himself

1827

After receiving his early education at home, he was enrolled at the Anglo-Hindu College in 1827

1817

Debendranath Tagore was born on May 15, 1817, at Calcutta, Bengal, Bengal Presidency, to Prince Dwarkanath Tagore, a wealthy landowner and successful entrepreneur, and his wife, Digambari Devi

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