List of First Person in India

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First Person in India List

DesignationPerson
First Governor of BengalLord Clive (1757-60)
Last Governor of BengalWarren Hastings (1772-74)
First Governor-General of BengalWarren Hastings (1774-85)
First Governor-General of IndiaLord William Bentinck (1833-35)
Last Governor-General and first Viceroy of IndiaLord Canning (1856-62)
First President of India National CongressW. C. Banerjee
First and Last Indian Governor-General of Independent IndiaC. Rajgopalachari (21/06/1948-25/01/1950)
First Indian to pass ICSSatyendra Nath Tagore (1863)
First Indian ICS OfficerSatyendra Nath Tagore (1864)
First Governor-General of India (after independence and last British Governor-General of India)Lord Louis Mountbatten (15 Aug, 1947-20 June, 1948)
First Indian Cosmonaut (to go into space)Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
First temporary President of the Constituent AssemblyDr. Sachchida Nand Sinha
First Commander-in-Chief of Free IndiaGeneral K. M. Cariappa
First Indian Nobel LaureateRabindra Nath Tagore
First Indian Judge of the International Court of JusticeDr. Nagendra Singh
First Indian to get Bharat Ratna AwardDr. S. Radhakrishnan
First Field MarshalGeneral S.F.J. Manekshaw
The President of the Constituent AssemblyDr. Rajendra Prasad
First Indian to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen
First Indian to get Jnanpeeth AwardG. Shankar Kurup
First Muslim President of the Indian RepublicDr. Zakir Hussain
First Indian to win Palk-Strait Ocean Swimming ContestBaidya Nath
First Speaker of Lok SabhaG. V. Mavlankar (1952-57)
First-person to make Printing Press popular in IndiaJames Hicky
First Education Minister of Independent IndiaMaulana Abu] Kalam Azad
First President of the Indian RepublicDr. Rajendra Prasad
First Prime Minister of Independent IndiaPt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
First Home Minister of Independent IndiaSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
First Vice-President of Independent IndiaDr. S. Radhakrishnan
First Chief of Air StaffAir Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst
First Indian Air Chief of IndiaAir Marshal Subroto Mukherjee
First Chief of Army StaffGeneral Maharaja Sri Rajendra Singh Ji Jadeja
First Chief of Naval Staff of IndiaVice-Admiral R.D. Katari
First CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) of IndiaGeneral Bipin Rawat
First Person to get Paramvir ChakraMajor Somnath Sharma
First Indian Scientist to get Nobel PrizeC. V Raman (Physics)
First Scientist of Indian origin, to get Nobel Prize in the field of Medical ScienceDr. Hargobind Khorana
First Chinese pilgrim to visit IndiaFa-Hien
First Scientist of Indian origin to win Nobel Prize in PhysicsSubramanyan Chandrasekhar
First NSA (National Security Advisor) of IndiaBrajesh Mishra
First Indian to win Stalin AwardSaifuddin Kitchlew
First Indian to win Magsaysay AwardAcharya Vinoba Bhave (1958)
India’s first minister to resign from Union CabinetShyama Prasad Mukherjee (1950)
India’s first Election CommissionerSukumar Sen
First Muslim President of Indian National CongressBadruddin Tayab Ji
First Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Hiralal J. Kania
First Person to submit the proposal of Indian Independence in a Congress SessionMaulana Hasrat Mohani
First Indian to climb Mt. Everest without Oxygen cylinderSherpa Phu Dorji (Climbed on 9th May 1984)
First foreign recipient of Bharat RatnaKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
First Indian recipient of the Nobel Prize in EconomicsDr. Amartya Sen
First Indian PilotJ.R.D. Tata (1929)
First Indian to reach AntarcticaLt. Ram Charan (1960)
First Deputy Prime Minister of IndiaSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
First Indian Prime Minister to resign from officeMorarji Desai
First President of India to die in officeDr. Zakir Hussain
First Man to climb Mt. Everest twiceNawang Gombu Sherpa
First Indian to reach the South PoleCol. J. K. Bajaj
First American President to visit IndiaDwight David Eisenhower
First British Prime Minister to visit IndiaHarold Mc Millan
First Indian author to get Anderson AwardRuskin Bond
First Indian to win World Billiards TrophyWilson Jones
First Indian Space TouristSanthosh George Kulangara
First Chief Justice of India (Born in Independent India)Justice Sarosh Homi Kapadia (September 29, 1947)
First Indian to win Golden Globe AwardA.R. Rahman
First Russian Prime Minister to visit IndiaNikolai A. Bulganin
First individual Gold Medalist at OlympicsAbhinav Bindra
First Indian member of British ParliamentDadabhai Naoroji
First Indian to win a medal at World Badminton ChampionshipPrakash Padukone

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