Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose, 1858 - 1937

  title={Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose, 1858 - 1937},
  author={Meghnad Saha},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={12 - 3}
  • M. Saha
  • Published 1940
  • Education
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Jagadis Chunder Bose was born on 30 November 1858, in the town of Mymemsingh in Bengal, where his father, Bhagwan Chunder Bose was then posted as a Deputy Magistrate. He spent the early years of his life in the town of Faridipur. Later he came to Calcutta and joined the St Xavier’s College, an institution maintained by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Here he studied Physics under Father Lafont, an inspiring teacher, and, like the latter, he developed in later life a flair for lecture… 

Satyendra Nath Bose, 1 January 1894 - 4 February 1974

  • J. Mehra
  • Physics
    Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • 1975
S. N. Bose was one of India’s most eminent scientists. Bose’s achievements in scientific research were not as sustained or as numerous as those of his contemporaries like C. V. Raman,(1) Meghnad Saha

Sister Nivedita's influence on J. C. Bose's writings

During the association between Bose and Nivedita, Bose's style of writing changed considerably in comparison to the earlier period when they did not know each other, and this is reflected in his changing pattern of usage of three stylistic features.