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Bhaktivinoda Thakur also written Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura (Bengali: ভক্তিৱিনোদ ঠাকুর) (2 September 1838 – 23 June 1914), born Kedarnath Datta (Kedarnath Datta, ), was a prominent thinker of Bengali Renaissance and a leading philosopher, savant and spiritual reformer of Gaudiya Vaishnavism who effected its resurgence in India in late 19th and early 20th century and was hailed by contemporary scholars as the most influential Gaudiya Vaisnava leader of his time. He is also credited, along with his son Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, with pioneering the propagation of Gaudiya Vaisnavism in the West and its eventual global spread.

Age: 75 (age at death)
Born: 2 September, 1838, Place of Birth
Died: 23 June, 1914, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Indian
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