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First Males in India, All Name List

India boasts a rich history marked by the remarkable contributions of trailblazers who left an indelible mark on the nation. While the extraordinary achievements of Indian women are frequently celebrated, it is equally important to acknowledge the pivotal roles and accomplishments of the early male pioneers who played a significant part in shaping India’s diverse cultural, social and political landscape. This article explores the stories of pioneering men in India who challenges norms, broke barriers and established the groundwork for generations to come.

List of First Males in India

From Rakesh Sharma, first Indian male in space to Rabindranath Tagore, first Indian male writer and beyond, these men’s accomplishments have paved the path for progress and inspiration across generations.

Here is the list of First Males in India:

Roles Name
First President of Indian National Congress Womesh Chandra Bannerjee
First Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
First Home Minister of India Sardar Vallabhai Patel
First President of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad
First Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics C.V. Raman
First Man in Space Rakesh Sharma
First Satellite Aryabhatha
First Male Doctor in India Pandit Madhusudhan Gupta
First Male Pilot of India J.R.D. Tata
First Indian Male to win a gold medal at the Olympic Abhinav Bindra
First Indian Cricketer to score a triple century Virendra Sehwag
First Indian Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand
First Indian gymnast to win a medal at the Common Wealth Games Ashish Kumar
First Defence Minister of India Baldev Singh Chokkar
First Param Veer Chakra Winner Major Somnath Sharma
First Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
First Commander-in-Chief Subroto Mukherjee
First Governor of Bengal Robert Clive
First Governor General of Bengal Warren Hastings
First Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck
First Governor General of Independent India C. Rajgopalachari
First Indian to pass ICS Surendra Nath Banerjee
First Indian I.C.S. Officer Satyendra Nath Tagore
First temporary president of the Constituent Assembly Sachidananda Nand Sinha
First Commander-in-chief of free India General Kodandera M. Cariappa
First Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore
First Indian Judge of the International Court of Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
First Indian to swim across the English Channel Mihir Sen
First Indian male to get Jnanpeeth Award G. Sankara Kurup
First Muslim President of Indian Republic Dr. Zakir Hussain
First Indian to win Palk-Strait-Ocean Swimming Contest Badiyanath Nath
First Speaker of Lok Sabha G.V. Mavlankar
First person to make printing press popular in India James Hicky
First Education Minister of Independent India Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
First Vice President of Independent India Dr. S. Radha Krishnan
First Chief of Army Staff General M. Rajendra Singh
First Chief of Naval Staff of India Vice Admiral R.D. Kaatari
First Atomic Submarine of India I.N.S. Chakra
First Indian Submarine INS Kalvari
First Scientist of Indian origin, to get nobel prize in the field of medical science Dr. Hargovind Khurana
First Aircraft Carrier Indian Ship I.N.S.Vikrant
First Indian to  win Stalin Award Saifuddin Kichlu
First Indian to win Magsaysay Award Acharya Vinoba Bhave
India’s first Minister to resign from Union Cabinet Shyana Prasad Mukherjee
India’s first Election Commissioner Sukumer Sen
First Muslim President of Indian National Congress Badruddin Tayab Ji
First Chief Justice of India H.J. Kania
First Indian male to climb Mt. Everest without oxygen cylinder Sherpa Phu Dorji
First Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Economics Dr. Amartya Sen
First Indian to reach Antarctica Lt. Ram Charan
First Indian Prime Minister to resign from office Morarji Desai
First President of India to die in office Dr. Zakir Hussain
First Man to climb Mt. Everst twice Nawang Gombu
First Indian to reach the south pole Col. JK Bajaj
First Indian recipient of Oscar Award Bhanu Athaiya
First Indian Author to get Anderson Award Ruskin Bond
First Indian to win Billiards Wilson Jones
First Indian Space Tourist Santosh George

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