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Quick Info

DOB: 14th Apr 1891

Age: 129 Years

Hometown: Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, India

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B. R. Ambedkar Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Bio/Wiki

 
Full Name  Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
Nickname(s)  Babasaheb, Bheem
Profession(s)  Jurist, Economist, Social Reformer, Politician

Personal Life

Real Name  B. R. Ambedkar
DOB (Date of Birth)  14 April 1891
Birth Zone  Mhow, Central Provinces, British India (now in Madhya Pradesh, India)
Date of Death 6 December 1956
Place of Death Delhi, India
Age (at the time of death) 65 Years
Death Cause Died in his sleep after suffering from Diabetes
Zodiac sign  Aries
Nationality  Indian
Hometown  Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, India
Religion(s)

 • Hinduism

 • Buddhism (in his last years)

Hobbies  Reading, Writing, Cooking, Travelling, Listening to Songs

Physical Stats

 
 
 
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black

Family

Father  Ramji Maloji Sakpal (Army Officer)
Mother  Bhimabai Sakpal
Brother(s)  Balaram, Anandrao
Sister(s)

 Manjula, Tulasi, Gangabai, Ramab

 Note: He had total 13 siblings, out of which, only three brothers and 2 sisters survived.

Relationship & Love Life

Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Husband(s)

 First Wife: Ramabai Ambedkar (m. 1906-1935) (until her dealth)

 Second Wife: Savita Ambedkar (m. 1948–1956)

Son(s)  Rajratna Ambedkar (Died), Yashwant Ambedkar (from Ramabai Ambedkar)
Daughter  Indu (Died)

Educational Qualification

School(s)

 • A School in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh

 • Elphinstone High School, Bombay (now, Mumbai)

College/University

 • Elphinstone College, Mumbai

 • Columbia University, New York City

 • London School of Economics

 • University of Bonn, Germany

 • Gray's Inn, London for the Bar Course

Educational Qualification(s)

 • Economics and Political Science Degree from Bombay University

 • Master’s Degree in Economics from Columbia University

 • D.Sc. in Economics from the London University

 • Ph.D. in Economics in 1927

Favorite Things

Favorite Food(s)  Plain Rice, Arhar Dal, Masoor Dal, Chicken, Fish
Favorite Book(s)  Life of Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy, Les Misérables by Victor Hugo, Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Favorite Person(s)  Gautama Buddha, Harishchandra (Indian King), Kabir Das (Indian Poet)
Favorite Colour  Blue
Favorite Animal  Dog

Controversies

 

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