List of First in India (Male)

Complete List of First Indian Men in Various Fields


The first Indian to win the Noble Prize Rabindranath Tagore (1913)
The first Muslim President of India Dr Zakir Hussain (1967)
The first to introduce printing press in India James Hicky (1780)
The first Indian to join the ICS Satyendra Nath Tagore
To go in Space Rakesh Sharma (1984)
The first Prime Minister of India who resigned before the full term Morarji Desai
The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India General K.M. Cariappa
The first Chief of Army Staff General Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
The first Indian Member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council Satyendra Prasanno Sinha
The first Field Marshal of India SHFJ Manekshaw
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics CV Raman (1983)
The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna Award Dr Radhakrishnan
The first Indian to cross English Channel Mihir Sen
The first Person to receive Jnanpith Award Sri Shankar Kurup
The first Education Minister Abul Kalam Azad
The first Home Minister of India Sarad Vallabhbhai Patel
The first Indian Air Chief Marshal Subroto Mukherjee (1954-60)
The first Indian Naval Chief Vice Admiral R D Katari
The first Judge of International Court of Justice Dr Nagendra Singh (1958-88)
The first person to reach Mt Everest without Oxygen Sherpa Anga Dorje
The first person to get Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma (1947)
The first person to receive Magsaysay Award Acharya Vinoba Bhave (1958)
The first person of Indian origin to get noble Prize in Medicine/Physiology Hargobind Khorana (1968)
The first person to receive Stalin Peace Prize or Lenin Peace Prize Saifuddin Kitchlew
The first person to resign from the Centreal Cabinet Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
The first Indian to receive Noble Prize in Economics Amarty Sen (1998)
The first Indian Pilot JRD Tata (1992)

Also Check Out The List of First (FEMALE) in India

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