Hazari Prasad Dwivedi Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Hazari Prasad Dwivedi

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BIRTHDAY 19 August, 1907
BIRTH PLACE Ballia , Uttar Pradesh
COUNTRY India
AGE (2017) 71 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Leo
Last Updated on : August 18, 2017

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Hazari Prasad Dwivedi was 71 years, 9 months & 0 day old age.


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Hazari Prasad Dwivedi born on 19th August 1907, was one of the most famous essayists, novelists, and an exponent of Hindi literature.
 

Career

Hazari Prasad Dwivedi is known for the various essays and novels that he has gifted to Hindi literature. A distinguished learned person, he was also one of the foremost critics that Hindi literature has ever produced.
 
After he was done with his schooling, he passed the Shastri examination from the Sanskrit University. In the year 1930, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi was designated as a teacher of the Hindi department at Santiniketan. His alliance with the University town Shantiniketan continued for the next 20 years till 1950.
'Punarnava', 'Banbhatta Ki Atmakatha', 'Anamdas Ka Potha' and 'Charuchandra Lekh' are some of the most noted works by Hazari Prasad Dwivedi in this classification. He was also a brilliant essayist and gave to the Hindi language some marvelous stack of essays. Nakhoon Kyon Barhte Hain' 'Kutaj', and 'Ashok Ke Phool' are a few memorable essays written by Hazari Prasad Dwivedi. His books have also been very important for the betterment of the Hindi language. A large number of copies of his writings were donated by his children to the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.
 
For his contribution to Hindi Literature, he was conferred Padma Bhushan by the Govt of India in the year 1957.

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Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 1957 Literature & Education

Death Info

Hazari Prasad Dwivedi died on 19-05-1979 in India, Aged 71.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH STATE DEATH COUNTRY
19 May, 1979 N/A N/A India




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