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The Puffin Book of 100 Great Indians
The Puffin Book of 100 Great Indians

The Puffin Book of 100 Great Indians

by A Selection

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English

Publisher

Penguin/Puffin

ISBN

9780143331735 - Year: 2012 - Pages: 344

Binding

Paperback

A Selection
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Author: A Selection
Painter/Illustrator/Animator: Kallol Majumder
Publisher: Penguin/Puffin
Year: 2012
Language: English
Pages: 344
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780143331735

Description

100 fascinating stories of outstanding achievements.

Pioneering scientist and mathematician Aryabhatta; Missile man Dr Kalam; economist and Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen; India’s Renaissance man Ram Mohan Roy; the immortal star in space Kalpana Chawla; master blaster Sachin Tendulkar; the evergreen melody queen Lata Mangeshkar. These are some of the great luminaries featured in this book of Indians who have helped shape our nation.

Featuring the 100 most iconic personalities from the fields of arts, literature, science, politics, economics, films and entertainment, this is an engaging reference book to learn about the contribution s of some of the greatest Indians across the ages. Form the heroic spirit of Chandrashekhar Azad to the soulful music of Grammy winner A.R. Rahman, these short biographies are informative, inspiring and thought-provoking.

Contents

1. Aamir Hussain Khan
2. Abhinav Bindra
3. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
4. Akbar
5. Amartya Sen
6. Amitabh Bachchan
7. Amjad Ali Khan
8. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
9. A.R. Rahman
10. Aruna Roy
11. Arundhati Roy
12. Aryabhata
13. Ashoka
14. Aurobindo Ghosh
15. Azim Premji
16. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
17. Birju Maharaj
18. B.R. Ambedkar
19. Chandrashekhar Sitaram Tiwari
20. C.V. Raman
21. Dayanand Saraswati
22. Dhanpat Rai
23. Dhanraj Pillay
24. Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani
25. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
26. Dhyan Chand Singh
27. Gautama Buddha
28. Ghanshyam Das Birla
29. Hariprasad Chaurasia
30. Homi Jehangir Bhabha
31. Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi
32. Jawaharlal Nehru
33. J.R.D. Tata
34. Kabir Das
35. Kalpana Chawla
36. Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj
37. Khushwant Singh
38. Kiran Bedi
39. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
40. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan
41. L. Subramaniam
42. Lakshmi Mittal
43. Lata Mangeshkar
44. Leander Adrian Paes
45. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
46. Mani Ratnam
47. Maqbool Fida Husain
48. Malkha Singh
49. Mirabai
50. Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan
51. Mohammed Rafi
52. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
53. Mokshagundam Vishweshwaraiah
54. M.S. Subbulakshmi
55. M.S. Swaminathan
56. Narendranath Dutta
57. N.R. Narayana Murthy
58. P.C. Sorcar
59. Prannoy Roy
60. P.T. Usha
61. Rabindranath Tagore
62. Raja Ravi Varma
63. Rakesh Sharma
64. Ram Mohan Roy
65. Ramakrishna Paramhamsa
66. Ranbir Raj Kapoor
67. Rani Lakshmi Bai
68. Ravi Shankar
69. Ritu Beri
70. R.K. Laxman
71. R.K. Narayan
72. Ruskin Bond
73. Sabeer Bhatia
74. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
75. Saina Nehwal
76. Salim Ali
77. Sarojini Naidu
78. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
79. Satish Dhawan
80. Satyajit Ray
81. Shah Rukh Khan
82. Shakuntala Devi
83. Shankaracharya
84. Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
85. Shovana Narayan
86. Shyam Benegal
87. Sonal Mansingh
88. Subhash Chandra Bose
89. Sudha Chandran
90. Sunderlal Bahuguna
91. Sunil Mittal
92. Tenzing Norgay
93. Thiruvalluvar
94. Tipu Sultan
95. Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel
96. Verghese Kurien
97. Vikram Sarabhai
98. Virkram Seth
99. Viswanathan Anand
100. Zakir Hussain

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