Mushirul Hasan Biography, Education, Spouse, Awards

1Full NameMushirul Hasan
2Birth PlaceBilaspur India
3Birth Year1949
6AwardsPadma Shri Award
7SpouseZoya Hasan

Mushirul Hasan is a famous Indian Historian. He is born in Bilaspur India. He is born in the year 1949. He is the son of Indian historian Mohibbul Hasan.

Mushirul Hasan’s Early Life and Education

Mushirul Hasan is born is the son of Mohibbul Hssan who is also an Indian Historian. He is born in Bilaspur India. He is born on 15 August 1949. He is the brother of famous journalist Najmul Hasan.

He started his education in Bilaspur city. He completed his primary and secondary education from there. He went to Aligarh city to study at Aligarh Muslim University from where he completed his M.A degree. He went to England where he studied at the university of Cambridge and completed his Post Doctoral Degree.

More About Mushirul Hasan

Mushirul Hasan has served at many departments. He has worked at Jamia Millia Islamia as a professor. He has also served as the president of Indian Histoory Congress. His wife name is Zoya Hasan. She had a scientific career.

Mushirul Hasan Books

Here is the list of few books he has Published.

  • The Nehrus: Personal Histories
  • Making Sense of History: Society, Culture and Politics
  • Partners in Freedom: Jamia Millia Islamia
  • Faith and Freedom: Gandhi in History
  • Islam, Pluralism, Nationhood: Legacy of Maulana Azad
  • From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial India
  • Nationalism and Communal Politics in India
  • John Company to the Republic: A Story of Modern India
  • The Legacy of a Divided Nation: India’s Muslims Since Independence
  • Moderate or Militant? Images Of India’s Muslims

Mushirul Hasan Awards

The following is the list of his Awards.

  • Padma Shri
  • The D. P. Singhal Scholarship
  • Professor Sukumar Sen Memorial Gold Medal by The Asiatic Society, Kolkata,
  • Ordre des Palmes Académiques
  • D.Lit (Honoris Causa) by Calcutta University, Kolkata,
  • Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship by the Indian Council of Social Science Research
  • D.Lit (Honoris Causa) by Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University
  • Conferred the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund.

Mushirul Hasan Death

He died on 10 December 2018.