Keshav Gangadhar Tilak was born on 23 July 1856 in an Marathi Hindu Chitpavan Brahmin family in Ratnagiri, the headquarters of the Ratnagiri district of present-day Maharashtra (then Bombay Presidency). His ancestral village was Chikhali. His father, Gangadhar Tilak was a school teacher and a Sanskrit scholar who
- Satyabhamabai Tilak
- Author, politician, freedom fighter
- Indian National Congress
He founded (1914) and served as president of the Indian Home Rule League. In 1916 he concluded the Lucknow Pact with Mohammed Ali Jinnah, which provided for Hindu-Muslim unity in the nationalist struggle. Early life and career Tilak was born into a cultured middle-class Brahman family.
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Bal Gangadhar Tilak, (born July 23, 1856, Ratnagiri, India—died Aug. 1, 1920, Bombay), Indian scholar and nationalist. Born to a middle-class Brahman family, Tilak taught mathematics and in 1884 founded the Deccan Education Society to help educate the masses.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a mathematician and philosopher, but he is best remembered as the man who built his own defiance of British rule into a national movement that eventually gained independence for India. Tilak was born on July 23, 1856, in Ratnagiri. After finishing college he taught mathematics at a private school in Poona.
29 de may. de 2018 · TILAK, BAL GANGADHAR (1856–1920), revolutionary Hindu nationalist leader, called Lokamanya ("Revered by the People"). Born to a venerable Chitpavan Brahman family in Maharashtra's Konkani village of Chikalgaon on 23 July 1856, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was married at fifteen to Tapi Bai, a Chitpavan girl of ten.