Ishwari Prasad

Dr. Ishwari Prasad at his residence in Agra (Dec 1979)

Iswari Prasad Upadhyaya (1888 - 1986) was an Indian historian. He was an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University, and very first graduate of the university. He dealt mainly with the Muslim rulers and governments of India, especially with the Mughal and Tughluq dynasties. He did extensive work on rulers such as Muhammad bin Tughluq, the Sultan of Delhi, Humayun, and Aurangzeb.

He was born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh in a village called Kurra Chittarpur. His father Lt. Shobharam Upadhyay was head-master in a school. His father's untimely death left a very young Ishwari Prasad, a student of class 12th to look after his younger siblings.

He continued his education and earned his livelihood by giving tuitions. He was a student of Agra College and while he was studying in M.A.,he was taking B.A. classes. During one of his lectures Prof. Rushbrook Williams was present & he believed that Dr. Ishwari Prasad possessed unusual qualifications as a Historian. He invited him to teach at the University of Allahabad.He was elected Member of Legislative Council from the graduate constituency for 3 terms continuously. Contributions to historical research and scholarship.

He was conferred Padma Bhushan in 1984 by the President of India for his contributions to History. Provided by Wikipedia
1
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1958
Located: Hiralal Mazumdar Memorial College for Women
Call Number: 954 PRA/SHO
Book
2
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1965
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 954 ISH rev.ed.
Book
3
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1965
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 954 ISH
Unknown
4
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1970
Located: Sivanath Sastri College
Call Number: 954 PRA
Unknown
5
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1966
Located: Heramba Chandra College
Call Number: 954 PRH
Book
6
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1966
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 954.02 PRA ed.3
Unknown
7
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1958
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 954.02 PRA
Unknown
8
by Prasad Ishwari
Published 1966
Located: Sivanath Sastri College
Call Number: 954.02 P 886
Unknown
9
by Prasad, ishwari.
Published 1965
Located: Kidderpore College
Call Number: 954.022 PRA-S
Book
10
by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1977
Located: Sivanath Sastri College
Call Number: 954.022 P 886
Unknown
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by Prasad, Ishwari
Published 1974
Located: Sivanath Sastri College
Call Number: 954.03 P945
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