One of the pioneering industrialists of India, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy(J.R.D Tata) was born in Paris on July 29, He became the chairman of the Tata. Childhood – JRD Tata was born on July 29, in Paris to a Parsi family. His complete name was Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. JRD (Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy) Tata was born on 29 July in Paris, France. He was the pioneer of the Tata Industry in modern times and.

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J.R.D Tata Biography

This biigraphy of J. July 29 November 29 Legion of Honour Bharat Ratna. Tata, was a fearless aviator and a visionary ahead of his times. Born in France to an Indian father and a French mother, Tata had an idyllic childhood. His family was wealthy and had the means to fulfill the curiosities of his young mind.

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Txta a young age he had been fascinated by airplanes and took to flying. An avid aviator, he became the first person to obtain the first ever issued pilot license in India.

His never ending endeavors to make the world a better place earned him several prestigious awards. By using this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Privacy Policy Manage Cookies. Thelma Vicaji Tata father: Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata mother: He was born as the second child to an Indian father and a French mother in Paris, France, in He had one elder sister and two younger brothers.


He hailed from a wealthy family and was educated in France, Japan and India. Inhe went to England for higher studies and enrolled in a crammer school. During this time, a law in France required all young boys to draft in the army for at least one year.

After completing his one year of compulsory service in the French Jrf he wanted to go to Cambridge for further education, but fate had other plans for him.

His father, who had been working in Tata Company in India wanted his son to join him. He became an Indian citizen in and also obtained the first pilot license issued in India.

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It was once the largest airlines in the Indian subcontinent. He became the head of the largest industrial group in India and led his group to great financial success while maintaining high ethical standards. In he founded Tata Motors, a locomotive manufacturing company by forming a joint venture with Daimler-Benz of Germany.


This company dominated the commercial vehicle market in India for years before entering the passenger vehicle market. He would serve in these positions for the next 25 years.

He was greatly concerned about the welfare of his workers and initiated a program in to give workers a stronger voice in the affairs of the company. He provided his employees with good working conditions, free medical aid and accidental compensation.

Over the next several years, he greatly expanded the Tata Empire. More than being just a successful business, the biograpphy played a very active role in making the Indian society better.

Tata married Thelma Vicaji in The couple did not have any children. He died at the age of 89 due to kidney infection. See the events in life of J. Tata in Chronological Order.

Ghanshyam Das Birla Indian. Jean Batten New Zealander. Antoine de Saint-Exupery French.