GK- First in India (Men)

1. first British Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck
2. last British Governor General of India Lord Mountbatten
3. first and last Indian Governor General of Free India C. Rajagopalachari
4. first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut Mohd. Azharuddin
5. first British Viceroy of India Lord Canning
6. first President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad
7. first Prime Minister of free India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
8. first president of Indian National Congress W.C. Banerjee
9. first Muslim President of Indian National Congress Badruddin Tayyabji
10. first Muslim President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain
11. first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term Morarji Desai
12. first President of India who died while in office Dr. Zakir Hussain
13. first batsman to score double century in One Day International cricket match Sachin Tendulkar
14. first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice Nawang Gombu
15. first Indian to win Nobel Prize Rabindranath Tagore
16. first Indian to join  I.C.S. Satendranath Tagore
17. first Indian man in space Rakesh Sharma
18. first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India General Cariappa
19. first Chief of Army Staff Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
20. first Indian member of the Viceroy’s executive council S.P. Sinha
21. first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament Charan Singh
22. first Field Marshal of India S.H.F. Manekshaw
23. first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics C.V. Raman
24. first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award Dr. Radhakrishnan
25. first Indian to cross English Channel Mihir Sen
26. first person to receive Gyanpith award Sri Shankar Kurup
27. first Speaker of the Lok Sabha Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
28. first Vice-President of India Dr. Radhakrishnan
29. first Education Minister Abul Kalam Azad
30. first Home Minister of India Sardar Vallabha Bhai Patel
31. first Indian Air Chief Marshal S. Mukharji
32. first Indian Naval Chief Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
33. first judge of International Court of Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
34. first person to receive Paramveer Chakra Major Somnath Sharma
35. first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen Sherpa Anga Dorjee
36. first Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
37. first person to receive Magsaysay Award Achrya Vinoba Bhave
38. first person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine Hargovind Khurana
39. first Chinese traveller to visit India Fahein
40. first person to receive Stalin Prize Saifuddin Kitchlu
41. first person to resign from the central cabinate Shyama Prasad Mukharji
42. first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
43. first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics Amartya Sen
44. first person to receive Nobel Prize in Literature Rabindranath Tagore
45. first Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hiralal J. Kania


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