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  • Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 1998
    Amartya Kumar Sen From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Welfare economics Birth 3 November 1933 (age 76), Santiniketan, West Bengal, India Nationality: Indian Institutions: University of Ca...
  • Maharaja Jitendra Narayan Narayan (1886 - 1922)
    Jitendra Narayan ascended the throne of Cooch Behar in 1913. After being crowned-in Maharaja Jitendra Narayan with utmost skill started administering his state. He took firm steps for the development o...
  • Maharani Sunity Devi (1864 - 1932)
    Suniti Devi, Maharani of Cooch Behar was the daughter of Keshub Chandra Sen – one of the leading lights of a westernising and rationalising movement within Hinduism.
  • Sen (deceased)
  • Sen (deceased)

About the Sen surname

Sen (pronounced Shen) is a Bengali Hindu surname derived from the Sanskrit word for "Army", Sena.

It is found in the east of the Indian Subcontinent; namely Bangladesh & West Bengal, India mainly among Baidya and Kayastha communities. Instances of the surname are also found in the Nepalese community.