Ramabai Ranade

Ramabai Ranade

Militant + Doctor + Judge
Born Jan 25, 1862
Hometown Maharashtra
Died 1924
Death Place Mumbai
Nationality Indian

Ramabai Ranade was an Indian womens' rights activist. Ramabai Ranade became the first women doctor. Many people tried to stop her from learning as in older India, Women were not allowed to study. She had a child marriage at the age of 11. Rama had two brothers. After marrying Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade, Ramabai studied Marathi, English and Bengali. Before marriage her name was Yamuna and became 'Rama' after marriage.… Read More

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1862 Birth She was born in Kurlekar family in 1862. … Read More


1873 11 Years Old …  In 1873, she was married to Shri Mahadev Govind Ranade, a pioneer in the social reform movement. … Read More


1893 31 Years Old …  From 1893 to 1901 Ramabai was at the peak of her popularity in her social activities. … Read More
1901 39 Years Old Ramabai made her entry into public life in the 1870s, but it was after Justice Ranade's death in 1901 that she wholly identified herself with the cause of women in India. … Read More


1913 51 Years Old She paid visit to boys in the reformatory school, spoke to them and distributed sweets to them on festive occasions. Ramabai's philanthropic instincts knew no bounds. Not only did she go to visit patients in the local hospitals, distributing fruits, flowers and books, and spoke to them with loving sympathy, but she also went out to Gujarat and Kathiawar in 1913 to organise relief for the famine-stricken people. … Read More
1915 53 Years Old Next in 1915 the Pune Seva Sadan was registered as a society under her guidance, the society expanded its old educational departments and also started new ones. … Read More


1924 62 Years Old Died in 1924.
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