Annie Besant born in Ireland in 1847 put half of her period of life for India,for educating Indian woman.lived near Chennai named after her as Besant Nagar. An important personality in India struggle for Independence which got Independence after 100 years of her birth and 17 years after her death in India.
When she became a president of the Theosophical Society in 1908, she started guiding Indian societies away from Buddhism to bring them towards Hinduism. She deeply involved herself as a problem solver of the India. She helped in running the Home Rule movement in India to promote the democracy in India. She was selected as the first woman president of the Indian National Congress in 1917. She has been involved in many social works in India like establishing educational institutions, Indian Independence Movement and many more social service.