Student Autobiography Example Along With Biosketch For Class 7 & 8

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On the basis of the value points given below, write a biographical sketch in about 80 words.


Name: Pablo Diego Jose Francisco Picasso

Birth: Born 25 October 1881 Malaga, Spain

Died: 8 April 1973 (aged 91) Mougins, France

Nationality: Spanish

Field: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, Ceramics

Training: Jose Ruiz y Blasco (father), Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

Movement: Cubism

Works: Its Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) Guernica (1937) The Weeping Woman (1937)


Pablo Diego Jose Francisco Picasso was born on 25 October 1881 in Malaga, Spain. His fields of expertise are painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics. He received training from his father José Ruiz y Blasco and at Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. He is a proponent of the art movement called Cubism. His most famous works are Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, Guernica and The Weeping Woman. He died on 8 April 1973, aged 91, at Mougins, France.

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With the help of the information given below write a bio-sketch in about 80 words.   

Birth: 1946

Education: BE, M Tech

Contributions: designed and implemented country’s first BASIC interpreter and first sharing operating system. Founder, IT Empire Infosys, first Indian company on American Stock Exchange, put India on World’s IT map.

Good governance: profit sharing policy

Recognition: ET Businessperson of the Year Award 2000-2001, Max Schmidheiny Award 2000, Business Week’s “The Star of Asia” for three successive years from 1998

Narayana Murthy

Ans: – Narayana Murthy, (birth: 1946), BE, MTech, designed and implemented the country’s first BASIC interpreter and the first time-sharing operating system. He founded Infosys, the first Indian-registered company to be listed on American Stock Exchange. His empire’s good governance is reflected in its practice of profit-sharing with employees. The recipient of the ‘ET Businessperson of the Year Award’ (2000-2001), The Max Schmidheiny Award (2000) and Business Week’s ‘The Star of Asia’ Award for 1998, 1999 and 2000, was also the first one to put India on the world’s IT map.

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Write a bio-sketch in about 80 words using the information given below.                       

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Birth: November 3, 1933

Education: studied in Delhi School of Economics, BA and PhD from Trinity College, Cambridge

Contributions: work on famine, human development theory

Profession: a Thomas Lamont University Professor of Economics

Achievement: a fellow at Trinity College, first Indian to head the Oxford University, 1998 to 2004

Recognition: Nobel Prize for Economics (1998) for his work on welfare economics, Indira Gandhi Gold Medal Award of the Asiatic Society (1994), Bharat Ratna (1999)

Amartya Sen

Ans:- Amartya Sen (birth: 1933) is an Indian economist. He won the Nobel Prize for his work on welfare economics (1998), The recipient of the Indira Gandhi Gold Medal of Asiatic Society was also awarded Bharat Ratna (1999). After graduating from the Delhi School of Economics, he did his BA and then went on to do PhD from Trinity College, Cambridge. A fellow at Trinity College, he was the first Indian academic to head the Oxford University from 1998 to 2004. He is currently a professor of Economics at Thomas Lamont University.

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Use the following information to write a biographical sketch, in about 80 words.

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Name: Raja Rani Mohan Roy

D. O. B: 22-05-1772 in Murshidabad, Bengal

Contributions & Achievements: Also known as ‘Maker of Modern India’; founded Brahma 5amaj (1828) & Atmiya Sabha; great scholar & thinker; got 5ati abolished in 1329; against Idol worship & Orthodox Hindu traditions; initially served the Revenue dept. of East India Company (1814); promoted education based on English systems, particularly female education; founded the school in 1822

Death: On 27-09-1833 in Bristol, England

 Ans. The great scholar, thinker, founder of Brahmo Samaj and Atmiya Sabha, also known as ‘Maker of Modern India’, Raja Ram Mohan Roy was born in Murshidabad, Bengal on the 22′ of May 1772. He initially served the Revenue Department of the East India Company and later founded the school to promote the English System of education in 1822. He got Sati system abolished in 1829. He was against idol worship and orthodox Hindu traditions. He died in Bristol, England on the 27″ of September 1833.

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Following are some of the facts related to the life of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a great freedom fighter. Read these hints and then write his bio – sketch:

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Birth: 23rd January 1897, Cuttack, Orissa.

Education: at Presidency College, Kolkata.

The first achievement: Passed the ICS Examination, but gave up the job to join Non- Co-operation Movement in 1921.

Role in National: Deported to Burma for his active participation in

Movement: National Movement

                    : Became the President of Bengal Congress

                    : Elected President of Indian National Congress in 1938 and 1939.

Founded:  Indian National Army in 1943

Death:  August 1945

Ans: – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a legendary figure in Indian history, was born on January 23, 1897, in Cuttack in Orissa. He got his higher education at Presidency College, Kolkata, Subhash was a brilliant student. He passed the ICS Examination but gave up the service to join the Non-Cooperation Movement in 1921.

Subhash was a great son of his country. He wanted his country to be free from British dominion. He became the President of the Bengal Congress and took an active part in the freedom struggle of India. He was deported to Burma for his activities. He was elected the President of the Indian National Congress for two consecutive years in 1938 and 1939. He belonged to the extremist faction of the freedom fighters. He organised the Indian National Army (INA) in 1943 which fought against the British. They say that he died in a plane crash in August 1945.

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Given below are some facts related to the life of Gautam Buddha, one of the greatest religious teachers of the world. Based on them, develop his bio-sketch in your own words:

Birth: 563 BC at Lumbini, Nepal

Childhood name: Siddhartha

Father:  Suddhodana, King of Kapilvastu

Marriage:  at the age of 16,

Wife: Yashodhara

Son:  Rahul

Turning point:  At the age of 29, saw a dead man, an old man and a sick man.  Left his home in search of the truth.

Enlightenment:  at the age of 35 at Bodh Gaya

 First sermon: at Sarnath

Preaching:  Four Noble Truths Attacked social evils and practices.

Nirvana:  at Kushinagar (U.P.) in 483 BC

Ans:- Gautam Buddha, whose childhood name was Siddhartha, was born at Lumbini in Nepal. His father, Suddhodana was the king of Kapilvastu. Siddhartha was brought up in a royal style. He was married at the age of 16 to Yashodhara. He was blessed with a son, named Rahul. It was at the age of 29 that a turning point came in the life of Siddhartha. He saw one day, an old man, a sick man and a very ill person on some other days. He tried his best to get the answer to his questions regarding death, disease and decay, but of no avail. It was at the age of 35 that Siddhartha got enlightenment at Bodh Gaya. Now, he became the “Buddha”, the enlightened one.

Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath. Four Noble Truths are the essence of his teaching. As a reformer, he attacked social evils and practices. Buddha attained nirvana at Kushinagar, U.P. in 483 BC. Buddha is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest religious teachers of the world.

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Read the details related to the life of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and then write his bio-sketch.

Birth: 28, September, 1907, Khatkar Kalan (Punjab).

Education: at DAV College, Lahore.

Influenced by: Lala Lajpat Rai and Bhai Parmanand

Role in Freedom Struggle: Joined the Non-Cooperation Movement while studying in class 9

 : Organised the Students’

 : Union Started Naujawan Bharat Sabha of Punjab

 : Killed Saunders (responsible for attack on Lala Lajpat Rai) along with the help of Sukhdev and Rajguru.

: Exploded bombs in the Central Assembly on April 8, 1929 when Public Safety Bill was introduced in Delhi.

: Imprisoned

:  Went on fast for 115 days

Sacrifice: Sentenced to death in Lahore Conspiracy Case

 : Hanged on 23rd March 1931 along with Sukhdev and Rajguru. Bhagat Singh, one of the greatest martyrs of India, was born on 28th September 1907 in village Khatkar Kalan in Punjab. He joined the Non-Cooperation Movement when he was in the ninth class. Then he studied at DAV College, Lahore. He was deeply influenced by Lala Lajpat Rai and Bhai Parmanand. His devotion to the National Movement was quite evident when he organised the Naujawan Bharat Sabha of Punjab. He came in contact with two other great freedom fighters of India, Sukhdev and Rajguru. These three friends killed Saunders who was responsible for the police attack on Lala Lajpat Rai.

Ans:- Bhagat Singh was not ready to tolerate anything done or said against his motherland. He exploded bombs in the Central Assembly on April 8, 1929, when the Public Safety Bill was introduced in the Delhi Assembly. Bhagat Singh was arrested and was put behind the bars. He fasted for 115 days in jail. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were sentenced to death in the Lahore Conspiracy Case. On March 23, 1931, they were put to death. Indeed, the life and death of such a great martyr give us great inspiration.

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