First in India

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Male

The 1st Muslim President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain
The 1st British Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck(1833-1835)
The 1st British Governor General of Bengal Lord Warren Hasting(1774-1885)
The 1st British Viceroy of India Lord Canning
The 1st Governor General of free India Lord Mountbatten
The 1st and the last Indian to be Governor General of free India C. Rajgopalachari
The 1st President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The 1st Prime Minister of free India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
The 1st Indian to win Nobel Prize Rabindranath Tagore
The 1st President of Indian National Congress W.C. Banerjee
The 1st Muslim President of Indian National Congress Badruddin Tayyabji
The 1st man who introduced printing press in India James Hicky
The 1st Indian to join the I.C.S Satyendra Nath Tagore
India’s first man in Space Rakesh Sharma
The 1st Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term Morarji Desai
The 1st Indian Commander-in-Chief of India General Cariappa
The 1st Chief of Army Staff Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
The 1st Indian Member of the Viceroy’s executive council S.P.Sinha
The 1st President of India who died while in office Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The 1st Muslim President of Indian Republic Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The 1st Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament Charan Singh
The 1st Field Marshal of India S.H.F. Manekshaw
The 1st Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics C.V.Raman
The 1st Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award Dr. Radhakrishnan
The 1st Indian to cross English Channel Mihir Sen
The 1st Person to receive Jnanpith award Sri Shankar Kurup
The firs Speaker of the Lok Sabha Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
The 1st Vice-President of India Dr. Radhakrishnan
The 1st Education Minister Abdul Kalam Azad
The 1st Home minister of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
The 1st Indian Air Chief Marshal S. Mukherjee
The 1st Indian Naval Chief Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
The 1st Judge of International Court of Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
The 1st person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen Sherpa Anga Dorjee
The 1st person to get Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma
The 1st Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
The 1st person to receive Magsaysay Award Acharya Vinoba Bhave
The 1st person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine Hargovind Khurana
The 1st Chinese traveller to visit India Fahein
The 1st person to receive Stalin Prize Saifuddin Kitchlu
The 1st person to resign from the Central Cabinet Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
The 1st person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics Amartya Sen
The 1st Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hirala J. Kania
The 1st Indian Pilot J.R.D. Tata (1929)

Female

The 1st lady to become Miss World Rita Faria
The 1st woman judge in Supreme Court Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
The 1st woman Ambassador Miss C.B. Muthamma
The 1st woman Governor of a state in free India Mrs Sarojini Naidu
The 1st woman Speaker of a State Assembly Shanno Devi
The 1st woman Lawyer Cornelia Sorabjee
The 1st woman President of United Nations General Assembly Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
The 1st woman Chief Minister of an Indian State Mrs Sucheta Kripalani
The 1st woman Chairman of Union Public Service Commission Roze Millian Bethew
The 1st woman Director General of Police Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
The 1st woman Judge Anna Chandy (She became judge in a district court in 1937)
The 1st woman Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi
The 1st woman Minister in a Government Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
The 1st woman to climb Mount Everest Bachhendri Pal
The 1st woman to climb Mount Everest twice Santosh Yadav
The 1st woman President of Indian National Congress Mrs Annie Besant
The 1st woman pilot in Indian Air Force Harita Kaur Dayal
The 1st woman Graduates Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
The 1st woman Airline Pilot Durga Banerjee
The 1st woman Honours Graduate Kamini Roy, 1886
The 1st woman Olympic medal Winner Karnam Malleswari, 2000
The 1st woman Asian Games Gold Medal Winner Kamlijit Sandhu
The 1st woman Cheif Justice of High Court Mrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High Court)
The 1st woman Judge in Supreme Court of India Kumari Justice M. Fathima Beevi
The 1st woman Lieutenant General Puneeta Arora
The 1st woman Air Vice Marshal P. Bandopadhyaya
The 1st woman chairperson of Indian Airlines Sushma Chawla
The 1st woman IPS officer Mrs. Kiran Bedi
The 1st and last Muslim woman ruler of India Razia Sultan
The 1st woman to receive Ashoka Chakra Nirja Bhanot
The 1st woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashapurna Devi
The 1st woman to cross English Channel Aarti Saha
The 1st woman to receive Nobel Prize Mother Teresa
The 1st woman to receive Bharat Ratna Mrs Indira Gandhi
The 1st woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashpurna Devi