Understand India Famous People

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was an Indian American astrophysicist who spent his professional life in the United States.

Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose was an Indian physicist specializing in theoretical physics.

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis was an Indian Bengali scientist and applied statistician.

Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray was an Indian chemist, educationist, historian, industrialist and philanthropist.

Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar was an Indian colloid chemist, academic and scientific administrator.

Birbal Sahni

Birbal Sahni

Birbal Sahni was an Indian paleobotanist who studied the fossils of the Indian subcontinent.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian statesman who served three terms as the Prime Minister of India.

Chandra Shekhar Azad

Chandra Shekhar Azad

Chandra Shekhar Azad was an Indian revolutionary who joined the radical Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) at the age of 15.

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi was one of the most popular politicians of India who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was a freedom fighter and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi was an Indian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian National Congress.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi is is an iconic figure, who is considered as the 'Father of the Nation'.