Tapan Raychaudhuri

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Tapan Raychudhuri in 2009

Tapan Raychaudhuri (8 May 1924[1] - 26 November 2014) was an Indian historian. He was an expert in British Indian history, Indian economic history and the History of Bengal.

He was a Reader in Modern South Asian History at University of Oxford from 1973 to 1992. He was also Fellow of St. Anthony College, Oxford from 1973-93 where he remained as an Emeritus Fellow until his death in 2014.[2]

Raychaudhuri died after suffering a series of strokes at his home in Oxford, England on 26 November 2014, aged 90.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Historian Raychaudhuri passes away
  2. "Professor Tapan Kumar Raychaudhuri DPhil, DLitt, Bio". Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University. Archived from the original on 2013-10-02. Retrieved 18 July 2013.