Lists Of First Men in India

 Lists Of First Men in India

Male Personalities one who revolutionaries ideas shaped the Indian Society by contributing something new which was ever contributed by any Indians. The list is composed of all those human explorations and adventures, expeditions, discoveries and inventions which were made first time in the history of India.


S.No Field Name of the Person Year Birth Place
1 First Governor of Bengal Lord Robert Clive 1758 England
2 First Governor General of Bengal Warren Hastings 1773 England
3 First Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck 1828 England
4 First President of Indian Republic Dr Rajendra Prasad 1950 Bihar
5 First Field Marshal Gen SFJ Manekshaw 1971 Punjab
6 First Indian to get Jnanpeeth Award G Shankar Kurup 1965 Cochin, Kerala
7 First Indian to swim across Indian Channel Mihir Sen 1958 Bengal, British India
8 First Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore 1913 Kolkata, Bengal
9 First Pilgrim to visit India Megasthenes 302 BC Syria
10 First Chinese Pilgrim to visit India Fa-Hien 399 China
11 First Indian Pilot JRD Tata 1929 Paris, France
12 First man to climb Mt Everest twice Nawang Gombu 1965 Nepal
13 First Indian Governor General of Independent India C Rajgopalachari 1948 Thorapalli, Madras Presidency (Now Tamilnadu)
14 First Governor General of India (After Independence) Lord Louis Mountbatten 1947 England
15 First Commander in Chief of Free India Gen KM Cariappa 1949 Kodagu, British India (Now Karnataka)
16 First Indian Judge of International Court of Justice Dr Nagendra Singh 1985 Rajasthan
17 First Indian to receive Bharat Ratna Award C Rajgopalachari 1954 Thorapalli, Madras Presidency (Now Tamilnadu)
Dr S Radhakrishanan Tiruthani, Madras Presidency (Now Tamilnadu)
C. V. Raman Trichy, Madras Presidency (Now Tamilnadu)
18 First Muslim President of Indian Republic Dr Zakir Hussain 1967 Hyderabad, Telangana
19 First Indian to win Palk Strait Ocean Swimming Contest Baidyanath Nath
20 First President of Indian national Congress Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee 1885 Calcutta, British India (Now Kolkata)
21 First Indian Scientist to get Nobel Prize CV Raman (Physics) 1930 Trichy, Madras Presidency (Now Tamilnadu)
22 India’s First Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen 1950 Bengal
23 First Scientist of Indian Origin to get Nobel Prize in the field of Medical Science Dr Hargovind Khurana 1968 Raipur, Punjab
24 First Scientist of Indian Origin to get Nobel Prize in Chemistry Venkatraman Ramakrishnan 2009 Cuddalore, Tamilnadu
25 First Indian-born to get Nobel Prize in Peace Kailash Sathyarthi 2014 Madhya Pradesh
26 First Sports Person to get Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar 2014 Maharashtra
27 First Chief Minister to die in Office CN Annadurai, 1969 Tamilnadu
28 First Indian Sound Film Director Alam Ara, directed by Ardeshir Irani 1931 Pune, Maharashtra
29 First Indigenously made colour film director Kisan Kanya, directed by Moti B 1937 Sind, Pakistan
30 First Chief Justice of India Justice Hiralal J kania 1950 Surat, Gujarat
31 First Indian to win Stalin Award Saiffudin Kichlu 1952 Amritsar, Punjab
32 First Education Minister of Independent India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 1947 Saudi Arabia
33 First Prime Minister of Independent India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru 1947 Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
34 First Home Minister of Independent India Sardar Vallahbhai Patel 1947
35 First Vice President of Independent India Dr S Radhakrishnan 1952 Tiruthani, Madras Presidency (Now Tamilnadu)
36 First Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst 1947 England
37 First Indian Air Chief of India Air Marshal S Mukherjee 1954 Culcutta
38 First Chief of Army Staff Gen M Rajendra Singh 1955 Katiawar (Now Gujarat)
39 First Chief of Naval Staff of India Vice Admiral RD Katari 1958 Chingleput, Madras Presidency ( Now Tamilnadu)
40 First Sikh President of India Gyani Zail Singh 1982 Punjab
41 First Indian to climb Mt Everest without Oxygen Cylinder Sherpa Phu Dorjee 1984 Nepal
42 First Speaker of Lok Sabha GV Mavlankar 1952 Vadodara, Gujarat
43 First Indian Male Recipient of Oscar Award Satyajitray 1992 Calcutta, British India (Now Kolkata)
44 First Finance Minister of India RK Shanmukham Chetty 1947 Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
45 First Indian to win Ramon Magasaysay Award Acharya Vinoba Bhave 1958 Raigad, British India
46 First President of India to die in office Dr Zakir Hussain 1969 Hyderabad, Telangana
47 First British Prime Minister to visit India Harold Mc Millan 1958 England
48 First Indian Space Tourist Santosh George 2008 Kerala
49 First Indian to reach South Pole Col IK Bajaj 1989 Punjab
50 First American President to visit India Dwight David Eisenhower 1959 USA
51 First Indian Cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma 1984 Punjab
52 First Indian Prime Minister to resign from Office Morarji Desai 1979 Gujarat
53 First Foreign recipient of Bharat Ratna Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan 1987 Pakistan
54 First Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Economics Dr Amartya Sen 1998 Kolkata, Bengal
55 First Deputy Prime Minister of India Sardar Vallabhai Patel 1947 Gujarat
56 First Indian to win World Billiards Trophy Wilson Jones 1958 Maharashtra
57 First Law Minister of India BR Ambedkar 1947 Madhya Pradesh