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first governor of bengal

lord clive 1757-60

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last governor of bengal

warren hastings 1772-74

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first governor general of bengal

warren hastings 1774-85

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first governor general of india

lord william bentinck 1833-35

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last governor general and first viceroy of india

lord canning 1856-62

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first president of indian national congress

w c banerjee

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first governor general of independent india

c rajgopalachari 21.06.1948-25.01.1950

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first indian to pass ics

surendranath banerjee

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first indian ics officer

satyandranath tagore

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first governor general of india after independence

lord louis mountbatten 15 aug. 1947 to 20 june 1948

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1st indian cosmonaut to go to space

sqn. ldr. rakesh sharma

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first temporary president of constituent assembly

dr. sachchida nanda singha

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first commander in chief of free india

general k m carippa

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first indian noble laurate

rabindranath tagore

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first indian judge of the international court of justice

dr nagendra singh

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first indian to get bharat ratna award

dr. s radhakrishnan

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first field marshall

general sfg manekshaw

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president of constituent assembly

dr rajendra prasad

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first indian to swim across the english channel

mihir sen

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first indian to win jnanpeeth award

g. shankar kurup

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first muslim president of indian republic

dr zakir hussain

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first indian to win palk strait ocean swimming contest

baidyanath nath

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first speaker of lok sabha

g v mavlankar

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first person to make printing press popular in india

james hicky

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first education minister of independent india

maulana abul kalam azad

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first president of indian republic

dr rajendra prasad

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first prime minister of independent india

pt. jawaharlal nehru

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first home minister of independent india

sardar vallabh bhai patel

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first vice president of independent india

dr s radhakrishnan

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first chief of air staff

air marshall sir thomas elmhirst