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Dhan Gopal Mukerji

Indian-American writer

1890   -   1936

country of citizenship: British Raj
native language: Bengali
language of expression: English
educated at: Stanford University, University of Calcutta, University of California, Berkeley, University of Tokyo, Scottish Church College, Scottish Church Collegiate School
occupation: writer, playwright, children's writer, novelist
award received: Newbery Medal

Dhan Gopal Mukerji (Bengali: ধন গোপাল মুখোপাধ্যায় Dhan Gōpāl Mukhōpādhyāy.) (6 July 1890 – 14 July 1936) was the first successful Indian man of letters in the United States and won a Newbery Medal in 1928. He studied at Duff School (now known as Scottish Church Collegiate School), and at Duff College, both within the University of Calcutta in India, at the University of Tokyo in Japan and at the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University in the US.
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