Anandabai Joshee


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Anandi Gopal Joshi A (or Anandibai Joshi) (Marathi)(March 31, 1865 - February 26, 1887) was one of the two first Indian women to obtain a medical degree through training in Western medicine. (Kadambini Ganguly earned a medical degree the same year, 1886, as Anandibai.) She was also the first Hindu woman to do so.

Anandibai was born as Yamuna in Pune ( Maharashtra ) in an orthodox ... more »

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  • ''Had there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then man would have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilisation and mental culture.''
    Anandabai Joshee (1865-1887), Indian physician. Letter, August 27, 1881. Caroline H. Dall, The Life of Anandabai Joshee (1888).
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