A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Born: September 1, 1896
Died: November 14, 1977
Biography: Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was a Gaudiya Vaishnava teacher and the founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, commonly known as the Hare Krishna Movement. His mission was to propagate Gaudiya Vaishnavism, a form of Hinduism that had been taught to him by his guru, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, throughout the world.