Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri (23 November 1897 – 1 August 1999) was an Indian Bengali−English writer and man of letters. He was born in a Hindu family in 1897 in Kishoreganj, then part of Bengal in British India, now in Bangladesh. In 1990, Oxford University awarded Chaudhuri, by then a long-time resident of the city of Oxford, an Honorary Degree in Letters. In 1992, he was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

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  • Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri (23 November 1897 – 1 August 1999) was an Indian Bengali−English writer and man of letters. He was born in a Hindu family in 1897 in Kishoreganj, then part of Bengal in British India, now in Bangladesh. Chaudhuri authored numerous works in English and Bengali. His oeuvre provides a magisterial appraisal of the histories and cultures of India, especially in the context of British colonialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. Chaudhuri is best known for The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian, published in 1951. Over the course of his literary career, he received numerous accolades for his writing. In 1966, The Continent of Circe was awarded the Duff Cooper Memorial Award, making Chaudhuri the first and only Indian to date to be given the prize. The Sahitya Akademi, India's national Academy of Letters, awarded Chaudhuri the Sahitya Akademi Award for his biography on Max Müller, Scholar Extraordinary In 1990, Oxford University awarded Chaudhuri, by then a long-time resident of the city of Oxford, an Honorary Degree in Letters. In 1992, he was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). (en)
  • Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri (häufig Nirad C. Chaudhuri; bengalisch: নীরদ চন্দ্র চৌধুরী, Nīrad Candra Caudhurī; * 23. November 1897 im Distrikt Kishorganj, Bengalen; † 1. August 1999 in Oxford, England) war ein bengalischer Schriftsteller, Historiker und Kulturwissenschaftler. 1966 wurde The Continent of Circe mit dem Duff Cooper Prize ausgezeichnet. (de)
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  • Balahak Nandi, Sonibarer Cithi (en)
  • Outsider, Now (en)
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  • The blue plaque for Nirad Chaudhuri in Lathbury Road, North Oxford.
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  • Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri (häufig Nirad C. Chaudhuri; bengalisch: নীরদ চন্দ্র চৌধুরী, Nīrad Candra Caudhurī; * 23. November 1897 im Distrikt Kishorganj, Bengalen; † 1. August 1999 in Oxford, England) war ein bengalischer Schriftsteller, Historiker und Kulturwissenschaftler. 1966 wurde The Continent of Circe mit dem Duff Cooper Prize ausgezeichnet. (de)
  • Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri (23 November 1897 – 1 August 1999) was an Indian Bengali−English writer and man of letters. He was born in a Hindu family in 1897 in Kishoreganj, then part of Bengal in British India, now in Bangladesh. In 1990, Oxford University awarded Chaudhuri, by then a long-time resident of the city of Oxford, an Honorary Degree in Letters. In 1992, he was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). (en)
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