Jamshetji Tata

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Jamshetji Tata (1839-1904) was a pioneer in the field of modern industry. He is known as the father of Indian Industry. He lived in Europe most of the time, especially in the city of Paris.

His wife was a French lady. His son J.R.D. Tata founded India's first commercial airline, Tata Airlines, in 1932, which in 1946 became Air India. Jamshetji Tata was a Zoroastrian and from an Parsee (Persian) descent.

The city of Jamshedpur was named after the industrial giant.

Projects set up

The Indian city of Jamshedpur, famous for its steel, is named after the great visionary.

Books

External Links

  • Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata: The founder of the Tata Empire [Jamsetji Tata (http://www.tata.com/0_b_drivers/jamsetji.htm)]


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