Ramgopal Ghosh

Ramgopal Ghosh (January 15, 1815 - 25 January 1868) was a leader of the Young Bengal Group, a successful businessman, orator and social reformer. He is called the 'Demosthenes of India'.[1][2] Ghosh was one of the personalities who helped John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune establish a girls' school in Calcutta.[3]

Ramgopal Ghosh
রামগোপাল ঘোষ
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Died25 January 1868
OccupationSocial Reformer
OrganizationYoung Bengal


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  2. ^ Sengupta, Nitish, 2001/2002, History of the Bengali-speaking People, p 228, UBS Publishers’ Distributors Pvt. Ltd., ISBN 81-7476-355-4
  3. ^ Acharya, Poromesh, Education in Old Calcutta in Calcutta, the Living City, Vol I, edited by Sukanta Chaudhuri, pp 87, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-563696-1.