Birthday of Famous Indians

Name Born in   Died in Famous for
Chandragupta Maurya 340BC 298BC Founder of Maurya Empire
Ashoka 304BC 232BC Greatest Indian Ruler of all time
Samudragupta 335AD 380AD King of Gupta dynasty (known as Napoleon of India)
Prithviraj Chauhan 1148 1192 Rajput ruler of Ajmed and Delhi
Guru Nanak 15th April, 1469 22th September, 1539 Founder of the religion of Sikhism
Babur 14th February, 1483 26th December, 1530 Founder of Mughal dynasty in India
Akbar 14th October, 1542 27th October, 1605 Greatest ruler of Mughal dynasity
Jahangir 20th September, 1569 8th November, 1627 Sultan of Mughal dynasity
Shah Jahan 5th January, 1592 22th January, 1666 Sultan of Mughal dynasity
Aurangzeb 4th November, 1618 3rd March, 1707 Sultan of Mughal dynasity
Shivaji 19th February, 1627 3rd April, 1680 Founder of Maratha Empire
Tipu Sultan 20th November, 1750 4th May, 1799 Ruler of Mysore Kingdom
Mirza Ghalib 27th December, 1797 15th February, 1869 Famous poet during late Mughal Period
Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati 12th February, 1824 30th October, 1883 Hindu religious leader
Dadabhai Naoroji 4th September, 1825 30th June, 1917 First Indian MP in British Parliament
Mangal Pandey 19th July, 1827 8th April, 1857 First martyr of sepoy mutiny, 1857
Rani Lakshmi Bai 19th November, 1828 18th June, 1858 Rani of Jhansi, leader of Indian rebellion 1857
Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata 3rd March, 1839 19th May, 1904 Founder of TATA Group
Bal Gangadhar Tilak 23rd July, 1856 1st August, 1920 Social reformer and leader of Indian Independence Movement
Motilal Nehru 6th May, 1861 6th February, 1931 Lawyer and two time President of Indian Congress
Rabindranath Tagore 7th May, 1861 7th August, 1941 Famous Indian Literature and Poet and also first Nobel Prize receiver from India and Asia
Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya 25th December, 1861 1946 Leader of Indian Independence Movement and founder of Banaras Hindu University
Lala Lajpat Rai 28th January, 1865 17th November, 1928 Known as Punjab Kesari and Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 2nd October, 1869 30th January,1948 Father of Nation
Sri Aurobindo 15th August, 1872 5th December, 1950 Indian freedom fighter and spiritual leader
Vallabhbhai Patel 31st October, 1875 15th December, 1950 Leader of Indian Independence Movement and first Home Minister of India
Sarojini Naidu 13th February, 1879 2nd March, 1949 Known as Nightingale of India and first Governor of India
Munshi Premchand 31st July, 1880 8th October, 1936 Famous Indian writer in Hindi Language
Rajendra Prasad 3rd December, 1884 28th February, 1963 First President of India
Maulana Azad 11th November, 1888 22th February, 1958 First Education Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru 14th November, 1889 27th May, 1964 First Prime Minister of India
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar 14th April, 1891 6th December, 1956 Chief architect of the Indian Constitution
Subhas Chandra Bose 23rd January, 1897 1945 Prominent leader of Indian Independence Movement and founder of Indian National Army
Jayaprakash Narayan 11th October, 1902 8th October, 1979 Known as Loknayak and prominent social leader of independent India
J. R. D. Tata 29th July, 1904 29th November, 1993 Former Chairman of TATA Group
Lal Bahadur Shastri 2nd October, 1904 11th January, 1966 Second Prime Minister of India
Bhagat Singh 28th September, 1907 23rd March, 1931 Indian revolutionaries of independence movement
Homi J. Bhabha 30th October, 1909 24th January, 1966 Known as “father of Indian nuclear programme” and founder Director of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Mother Teresa 26th August, 1910 5th September, 1997 Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize
Jyoti Basu 8th July, 1914 17th January, 2010 Five time Chief Minister of West Bengal and Longest Serving Chief Minister of Any State of India
M.S. Subbulakshmi 16th September, 1916 11th December, 2004 Renowned carnatic vocalist and winner of Bharat Ratna
Indira Gandhi 19th November, 1917 31st October, 1984 First Lady Prime Minister of India
Vikram Sarabhai 21st August, 1919 31st December, 1971 Father of Indian Space Program and Chairman of ISRO
Amrita Pritam 31st August, 1919 31st October, 2005 Punjabi Writer and Poet
Satyajit Ray 2nd May, 1921 23rd April, 1992 Famous Film Director, Producer, Writer
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi 4th February, 1922 24th January, 2011 Indian vocalist and recipient of Bharat Ratna
Lata Mangeshkar 28th September, 1929 Famous Indian Singer
Dhirubhai Ambani 28th December, 1932 6th July, 2002 Founder of Reliance Group
Amartya Sen 3rd November, 1933 Indian Economist and Nobel Prize winner

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