Maurice Hindus (1891-1969) was a Russian-born novelist and American authority on the Soviet Union. He was the author of several books on peasant life in Russia as well as his own autobiography, Green Worlds (1938).
Krishna Sen is a former Professor and Head of English at the University of Calcutta, and was the Leverhulme Visiting Professor of English at the University of Leeds.
R.M. Pal was born in Kamilla district of undivided Bengal. He taught English at Rajdhani College in Delhi. He was closely associated with the Radical Humanist Movement and was personally close to M
Annemarie Schimmel (7 April 1922 - 26 January 2003) was a German scholar on Islam and Sufism.