Famous People

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.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi

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

Ghanshyam Das Birla

Ghanshyam Das Birla popularly known as G.D Birla was an Indian businessman and member of the Birla Family.

Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan popularly known as JP or Lok Nayak, was an Indian independence activist, theorist, socialist and political leader.

C. Rajagopalachari

C. Rajagopalachari or Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian politician, independence activist, lawyer, writer, historian and statesman

K. Kamaraj

K. Kamaraj was a leader of the INC, who was acknowledged as the 'Kingmaker' in Indian politics during the 1960s.

Chittaranjan Das

Chittaranjan Das popularly called Deshbandhu (Friend of the Nation) was a leading Indian politician, a prominent lawyer, and a Bengali Nationalist.

J. B. Kripalani

Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani or J. B. Kripalani popularly known as Acharya Kripalani, was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power in 1947.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was an Indian scholar, activist and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement.

Dadabhai Naoroji

Dadabhai Naoroji known as the Grand Old Man of India, was a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader.

Dr Zakir Husain

Dr Zakir Husain Khan was the third President of India, from 13th May 1967 until his death on 3rd May 1969.

V. V. Giri

Varahagiri Venkata Giri commonly known as V. V. Giri was the fourth president of India from 24 August 1969 to 24 August 1974.

Madan Mohan Malaviya

Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya or simply Madan Mohan Malaviya was an Indian educationist and politician.

Gopinath Bordoloi

Gopinath Bordoloi was a politician and Indian independence activist who served as the first Chief Minister of Assam.

Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Syama Prasad Mookerjee was an Indian politician, barrister and academician who founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh party.

Rani Lakshmibai

Rani Lakshmibai famously known as 'Jhansi Ki Rani' was the queen of the princely state of Jhansi in North India currently present in Jhansi district in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Govind Ballabh Pant

Govind Ballabh Pant was a renowned Indian freedom fighter and one of the makers of modern India.

Baji Rao I

Baji Rao I was a general of the Maratha Empire in India.

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam or A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was an aerospace scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and statesman who served as the first Vice President of India and the second President of India.

V. K. Krishna Menon

Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon or V. K. Krishna Menon was undoubtedly one of the most successful diplomats and statesmen from India.

Zail Singh

Gyani Zail Singh or simply Zail Singh was the first Sikh to serve as the President of the Republic of India.

Birsa Munda

Birsa Munda was an Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader, and folk hero who belonged to the Munda tribe.

Kabir

Kabir was a much revered 15th century Indian mystic poet and saint.

Mahavira

Mahavira also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth tirthankara (ford-maker) who revived Jainism.

Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singh or Gobind Rai was the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher

Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.

Ramakrishna Vissamraju

Ramakrishna Vissamraju was a playback singer in South India.

Sheoo Mewalal

Sheoo Mewalal was an Indian Olympian footballer who plied his trade at Kolkata.

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the 2nd Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress political party

Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian nationalist who gave his life for India's freedom from British rule.

Vallabhbhai Patel

Vallabhbhai Patel popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician who played a leading role in India's struggle for independence.

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh was an Indian revolutionary who played a pivotal role in the Indian Independence movement.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an Indian nationalist, teacher, lawyer and an independence activist.

Sunil Dutt

Sunil Dutt born as Balraj Dutt, was an Indian movie actor, producer, director and politician

P. V. Narasimha Rao

Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao or P. V. Narasimha Rao was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996.

Morarji Desai

Morarji Desai was an Indian independence activist who served between 1977 and 1979 as the 4th Prime Minister of India and led the government formed by the Janata Party.

V. P. Singh

Vishwanath Pratap Singh or V. P. Singh was an Indian politician and government official, the 8th Prime Minister of India from 1989 to 1990.

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Gopal Krishna Gokhale was an Indian political leader and a social reformer during the Indian Independence Movement.

I. K. Gujral

Inder Kumar Gujral popularly known as I. K. Gujral was an Indian politician who served as the 12th Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998.

K. R. Narayanan

Kocheril Raman Narayanan famously known as K. R. Narayanan was the tenth President of India and ninth Vice President of India.

Gulzarilal Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda was an Indian politician and economist who specialized in labour issues.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.

B. R. Ambedkar

B. R. Ambedkar popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.

Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai popularly known as Punjab Kesari was an Indian freedom fighter.