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Gunturu Seshendra Sharma – Yuga Kavi and Sahitya Ratna from Nellore

Gunturu Seshendra Sharma (గుంటూరు శేషేంద్ర శర్మ) (October 20, 1927 – May 30, 2007), also known as Yuga Kavi, was a Telugu poet, critic and litterateur. He is well known for his works Naa Desham Naa Prajalu and Kaala Rekha. He wrote over fifty works which have been translated into English, Kannada, Urdu, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali [...]

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Who wrote the first autobiography in English?

Vennelakanti Subba Rao from the then Nellore district wrote the first ever autobiography in English language. This 120 page autobiography was published by his son in 1873 as “The Life of Vennelacunty Soob Row – 1784-1839″. This was later translated into Telugu in 1876 by Akkiraju Ramapathi Rao.