A P J Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (Tamil: அவுல் பகீர் ஜைனுலாப்தீன் அப்துல் கலாம்) born 15 October 1931 in Rameshwaram, Madras Presidency, British India (now Tamil Nadu, India), usually referred to as Dr. […]

Amartya Kumar Sen

Amartya Kumar Sen CH (Bengali : অমর্ত্য কুমার সেন, Ômorto Kumar Shen) (born 3 November 1933) received the 1998 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on welfare economics. […]

Aruna Asaf Ali

Aruna Asaf Ali (Bengali: অরুণা আসফ আলী) (July 16, 1909, Kalka, Haryana—July 29, 1996) (born Aruna Ganguli), was an Indian independence activist. She is widely remembered for hoisting the Congress […]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018)

B R Ambedkar

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (Marathi: डॉ.भीमराव रामजी आंबेडकर (14 April 1891 — 6 December 1956), also known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, political leader, Buddhist activist, philosopher, thinker, anthropologist, historian, […]

Bhagwan Das

Bhagwan Das (January 12, 1869 – September 18, 1958) was an Indian theosophist and public figure. For a time he served in the Central Legislative Assembly of British India. He […]

Bhimsen Joshi

Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi (Marathi: पंडित भीमसेन गुरुराज जोशी, born February 4, 1922) is an Indian vocalist in the Hindustani classical tradition. A member of the Kirana Gharana (school), he […]

Bhupen Hazarika

Bhupen Hazarika (8 September 1926 – 5 November 2011) was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, singer, poet and film-maker from Assam, widely known as Sudhakantha. His songs, written and […]

Bidhan Chandra Roy

Bidhan Chandra Roy, MRCP, FRCS (Bengali: বিধান চন্দ্র রায়) (July 1, 1882 Bankipore in Patna, Bihar – July 1, 1962) was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, India. He […]

C. N. R. Rao

Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao FRS, also known as C. N. R. Rao (born 30 June 1934), is an Indian chemist who has worked mainly in solid-state and structural chemistry. He […]

C. Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972)

C. Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972) C.R. or ‘Rajaji’ was close to Gandhi. A stalwart, who imbibed Gandhi’s ideology and practiced it privately & publicly. Rajaji was […]

C. V. Raman

Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (Tamil: சந்திரசேகர வெங்கடராமன்) (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist and Nobel laureate in physics recognised for his work on the molecular […]

Chidambaram Subramaniam

Chidambaram Subramaniam (Tamil: சிதம்பரம் சுப்பிரமணியம்) (commonly known as CS)(January 30, 1910 – November 7, 2000), was the man who ushered in an era of self-sufficiency in food production in India. […]

Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve

Maharshi Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve (April 18, 1858 – November 9, 1962) was a preeminent social reformer of his time in India in the field of women’s welfare. Karve was […]

Dr. Zakir Hussain

Gopinath Bardoloi (10 June 1890 – 5 August 1950)

Gopinath Bardoloi (10 June 1890 – 5 August 1950)

Govind Ballabh Pant

Bharat Ratna Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant (August 30, 1887 – March 7, 1961) was a statesman of India, an Indian independence activist, and one of the foremost political leaders from […]

Gulzari Lal Nanda

Indira Gandhi (19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984)

Indira Gandhi (19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984)

J R D Tata (29 July 1904 – 29 November 1993)

J R D Tata (29 July 1904 – 29 November 1993)

Jaya Prakash Narayan

 

K Kamaraj

Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan (6 February 1890 – 20 January 1988)

Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan (6 February 1890 – 20 January 1988)

Lal Bahadur Shastri (2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966)

Lal Bahadur Shastri (2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966)

Lata Mangeshkar

M G Ramachandran

M S Subbulakshmi

M. Visvesvaraya

Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya KCIE FASc also spelled as Sir Mokshagondam Visweswarayya, popularly known as Sir MV (15 September 1861 – 12 April 1962) was an Indian civil engineer and statesman […]

Mahamna Madan Mohan Malviya (25 December 1861 – 12 November 1946)

Mahamna Madan Mohan Malviya (25 December 1861 – 12 November 1946)

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (11 November 1888 – 22 February 1958)

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (11 November 1888 – 22 February 1958)

Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya

Morarji Desai (29 February 1896 – 10 April 1995)

Morarji Desai (29 February 1896 – 10 April 1995)

Mother Teresa

Nanaji Deshmukh

Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh also known as Nanaji Deshmukh (11 October 1916 – 27 February 2010) was a social activist from India. He worked in the fields of education, health, and […]

Nelson Mandela

Pandit Jawahar Lal Nahru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964)

Pandit Jawahar Lal Nahru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964)

Pandit Ravi Shankar

Pandurang Vaman Kane

Pranab Mukherjee

Purushottam Das Tandon (1 August 1882 – 1 July 1962)

Purushottam Das Tandon (1 August 1882 – 1 July 1962)

Rajendra Prasad

Dr. Rajendra Prasad (Hindi: डा॰ राजेन्द्र प्रसाद) (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the youngest son of Mahadev Sahay from the village Ziradei, then the Saran district of […]

Rajiv Gandhi

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar ( About this soundlisten born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team. He is widely regarded […]

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950)

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950)

Sarvepalli Radhkrishnan

Satyajit Ray

Ustad Bismillah Khan

Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib (Urdu: استاد بسم اللہ خان صاحب; March 21, 1916 – August 21, 2006) was an Indian shehnai maestro. He was the third classical musician to be […]

V V Giri

Vinoba Bhave