List of First ‘Men’ in India

First ‘Men’ in India: People who achieve something for the first time create an example for others to follow, and as a result, the entire country feels proud of them.

Men as individuals whose revolutionary thoughts helped to build Indian society by making a unique contribution never before made by an Indian. It is essential to be aware of these people because they do things that no one before them had ever done. In the Static GK area, “First Indians” has so been a major category.

First ‘Men’ in India – Who Set the Benchmark!

#Various FieldsManYear
1First two times Mount Everest climbNawang Gombu Sherpa [1]1965
2First Pilot of IndaJ.R.D Tata1929
3The first president of the Indian National CongressUmesh Chandra Banerjee1885
4First Person to qualify I.C.S ExaminationSurendranath Banerjee1863
5First man who join ICS in IndiaSatyendranath Tagore1863
6First Prime Minister who resignedMorarji Desai1979
7First Commander-in-Chief of IndiaGeneral K. M. Chariappa1949
8First Member of Viceroy’s Executive Council in IndiaSatyendra Prasanna Sinha1909 
9First Prime Minister who did not attend ParliamentCharan Singh1979
10First First President who died during his tenureDr. Zakir Hussain1962
11First Nobel Prize in Physics of IndiaC. V. Raman1930 
12First Bharat Ratna Winner of IndiaC. Rajagopalachari1954
13First Jnanpeeth Awardee of IndiaShri Shankar Kurup1965
14First Chief of Air Force of IndiaAir Marshal Subrata Mukherjee1954
15First Navy Chief Vice Admiral of IndiaR. D. Katari1958
16First Indian who serve in the International Court of JusticeDr. Nagendra Singh1985
17First Param Vir Chakra Recipient of India​​Major Somnath Sharma1947
18First Indian man who Climb Mount Everest without oxygen Sherpa limb1984
19First Magsaysay Award Recipient of IndiaAcharya Vinoba Bhave1958
20First Stalin Award Recipient of IndiaSaifuddin Kichlu1952
21First President of IndiaDr. Rajendra Prasad1950
22First Prime Minister of IndiaPandit Jawaharlal Nehru1947
23First Speaker of IndiaGV Mavlankar1952
24First Chief Justice of IndiaHarilal Jekisundas Kania1950
25First Vice President of India​​Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan1952
26First First Indian in British Parliament​​Dadabhai Naorji1892
27First Chief Election Commissioner of IndiaSukumar Sen1950
28First first Indian to receive the Victoria CrossKhudadad Khan1914
29First Nobel Prize Recipient of IndiaRabindranath Tagore1913
30First mane Everest-conquering mountaineer of IndiaAvtar Singh Cheema1965
31First male astronaut of IndiaRakesh Sharma1984
32First English Channel-winning swimmer of IndiaMihir Sen1958
33First man who reached the South PoleColonel JK Bajaj1988
34First Test cricketer in IndiaKS Ranjit Singhji1896
35First batsman to score 200 in ODI cricketSachin Tendulkar2010
36First person to resign from the central cabinetShyama Prasad Mukharji1950
37First Governor General of free IndiaLord Mountbatten1947
38First British Viceroy of IndiaLord Canning1858
39First person to receive Nobel Prize in EconomicsAmartya Sen1933 
40First person to receive the Jnanpith awardSankara Kurup1965
41First Muslim President of Indian National CongressBadruddin Tyabji1887
42First Muslim President of IndiaDr. Zakir Hussain1967
43The first Chinese traveler to visit IndiaFa-Hien [2]399 CE
44First Home Minister of IndiaSardar Vallabhai Patel1947
45First Chairperson of Lokpal of IndiaPinaki Chandra Ghose2019
46First Individual Gold Medal won byAbhinav Bindra2008
47First British to Visit IndiaJohn Mildenhall1599
48First Governor of BengalLord Robert Clive1758
49First Governor General of BengalWarren Hastings1773
50First Governor General of IndiaLord William Bentinck1828
51First Law Minister of IndiaBR Ambedkar1947
52First Deputy Prime Minister of IndiaSardar Vallabhai Patel1947

The First Men in India


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nawang_Gombu_Sherpa
[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faxian

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