Irfan Habib

 

 

Irfan Habib  | Nana Ronger Itihas

Irfan Habib Biography  | Nana Ronger Itihas

Indian historian Irfan Habib  | Nana Ronger Itihas

 

Irfan Habib is an Indian historian and professor
emeritus at Aligarh Muslim University, known for his work on the economic and
social history of India. He has written extensively on the history of the
Indian independence movement and the Mughal Empire, and has also published
works on the history of science and technology in India. Habib has received
numerous awards for his contributions to the field of history, including the
Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honors.

Irfan Habib is considered one of the foremost
authorities on the history of India, and has made significant contributions to
the study of medieval and modern India. He was born in 1931 in Srinagar, Jammu
and Kashmir, and received his early education in India and the United States.
He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Aligarh Muslim University and his
doctorate from the University of London.

In addition to his academic work, Habib has also been
involved in various social and political causes. He has served as the chairman
of the Indian Council of Historical Research and has been a member of various
committees and commissions related to education and cultural affairs in India.
He has also been an active member of the Indian Communist Party and has written
and spoken extensively on issues of social justice and equality.

Habib has received many accolades for his work, including
the Padma Bhushan, the Sahitya Akademi Award, and the President’s Award for
Best Teacher. He has also been honored with several honorary degrees from
universities around the world.

Irfan Habib History Book:-

 

 

Some of Irfan Habib’s notable publications include:

• “The Agrarian System of Mughal India” (1999)

• “An Atlas of the Mughal Empire” (1982)

• “The Cambridge Economic History of India”
(1983)

• “Medieval India: A Survey” (1980)

• “The Freedom Movement in India” (1973)

Habib has also edited and contributed to numerous volumes
of collected essays and primary sources on Indian history. He has been a
prolific writer and speaker, and has delivered lectures and presented papers at
conferences and universities around the world.

In addition to his academic work, Habib has been involved
in various cultural and educational initiatives. He has served as the chairman
of the Indian School of International Studies and has been a member of the
board of governors of several other educational institutions. He has also been
a member of the Indian National Commission for the History of Science, and has
worked to promote the study of the history of science and technology in India.

Irfan Habib has received many accolades for his work in
the field of history, including the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest
civilian honors, which he was awarded in 2007. He has also been honored with
several other awards, including the Sahitya Akademi Award, the President’s
Award for Best Teacher, and the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Award for Educational
Research.

In recognition of his contributions to the field of
history, several universities have also conferred honorary degrees upon Habib,
including Jawaharlal Nehru University, Aligarh Muslim University, and the
University of Hyderabad.

In addition to his academic work, Habib has also been
actively involved in various social and political causes. He has served as the
chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research and has been a member of
various committees and commissions related to education and cultural affairs in
India. He has also been an active member of the Indian Communist Party and has
written and spoken extensively on issues of social justice and equality.

 

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