Indian Most Famous People

Mahatma Gandhi: Gandhi was a political and spiritual leader in India who played a key role in India's struggle for independence from British colonial rule. He was known for his philosophy of nonviolent resistance and was a major influence on civil rights and freedom movements around the world. He was assassinated in 1948.

Sachin Tendulkar: Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and is considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He made his debut for the Indian cricket team in 1989 and went on to play for 24 years, scoring over 30,000 runs and 100 centuries in international cricket. He retired from cricket in 2013.

APJ Abdul Kalam: Kalam was an Indian scientist and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was known as the "Missile Man of India" for his work on the development of ballistic missile technology. He was also a strong advocate for the use of technology for the development of the country. He died in 2015.

Narendra Modi: Modi is the current and 14th Prime Minister of India, in office since 2014. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. He is the first prime minister born after India's independence from British rule in 1947.

Verghese Kurien: Kurien was an Indian social entrepreneur and engineer, who is considered the "Father of the White Revolution" in India for his role in the development of the dairy industry in the country. He is best known for his work in setting up the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation, which helped to create the Amul brand of dairy products. He passed away in 2012.

Mother Teresa: Mother Teresa was a Catholic nun and missionary of Albanian origin who lived in India for most of her life. She is known for her humanitarian work, particularly among the poor and disadvantaged in the slums of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). She received numerous honors for her work, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She passed away in 1997.

Rabindranath Tagore: Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, and polymath from India. He was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1913, for his collection of poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings). He was a vocal critic of British rule in India and his works often dealt with themes of freedom and nationalism. He passed away in 1941.

Indira Gandhi: Indira Gandhi was the Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and a fourth term from 1980 until her assassination in 1984. She was the first and, to date, the only female Prime Minister of India. She played a major role in shaping the politics of post-independence India and is considered one of the most powerful and controversial leaders in Indian history.

B. R. Ambedkar: Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits, Women, and labour. He is also known as the "Father of the Indian Constitution" for his role as chairman of the drafting committee responsible for the Indian Constitution. He was a member of the Constituent Assembly and also served as India's first law minister. He passed away in 1956.

M.S. Dhoni: Dhoni is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. He is considered one of the greatest cricketers in the history of Indian cricket. He is known for leading the Indian team to victory in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups, and the 2007-08 Commonwealth Bank Series. He retired from international cricket in August 2020.

Ratan Tata: Ratan Tata is an Indian businessman, philanthropist and the chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. He was the chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, from 1991 to 2012. He is known for his leadership in the rejuvenation of the Tata Group, which is one of India's