Monday, July 27, 2009

THE FIRSTS AND LASTS - 1

  • First British Governor General of the new Dominion of India - Lord Mountbatten
  • First and the Last Indian Governor General of Free India - C.Rajagopalachari
  • Last Governor-General of India who also became the first Viceroy of India - Lord Canning
  • Last Viceroy of India - Lord Mountbatten
  • First British Governor-General in India - Warren Hastings
  • First Commander-in-Chief of free India - General Cariappa
  • Tenth and the last Guru of the Sikhs - Guru Gobind Singh
  • First Chinese pilgrim to visit India - Fa-Hein
  • First European to visit China - Marco Polo
  • First European invader on Indian soil - Alexander the Great
  • First U.S.A. President to visit India - D. Eisenhover
  • First Russian Prime Minister to visit India - V.I.Bulganin
  • First British Prime Minister to visit India - Harold Macmillan
  • First President of the USA - George Washington
  • First President of the Chinese Republic - Sun Yat-Sen
  • First Prime Minister of Great Britain - Robert Walpole
  • First Women Prime Minister of a country in the World - Mrs. S. Bandaranaike (Sri Lanka)
  • First India’s Spaceman - Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
  • First Indian to scale Mount Everest - Phu Dorjee
  • First President of Indian Republic - Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • First Woman Prime Minister of India - Mrs. Indira Gandhi
  • First Indian to win Nobel Prize - Dr. Rabindranath Tagore
  • First President of Indian National Congress - W.C.Bonerjee

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  1. Thanks.... Richard.

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