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Remarkable Indians of the past

Remarkable Indians of the past

There were many great Indians who achieved and invented certain great things and contributed to the world. While the list of great Indians is too large to be compiled in a single article, here is a list of notable and legendary Indians of the history.

Aryabhata, the notable mathematician-astronomer taught the world how to count. He introduced the concept of zero. His work covered a wide range of mathematics including algebra, arithmetic, plane trigonometry, and spherical trigonometry.

Sushruta was an ancient Indian physician. He was the author of The Compendium of Suśruta (Suśruta-saṃhitā in Sanskrit) and is known as the father of surgery. The Suśruta saṃhitā contains 184 chapters which has descriptions of various illnesses and medicinal plants.

C. V. Raman was a renowned physicist, widely known around the world for his discovery of Raman Effect, which is also known as Raman scattering. His revolutionary work in the field of light scattering earned him the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. He was also honoured with the highest civilian award of India, the Bharat Ratna in the year 1954.


Jagadish Chandra Bose was a popular writer of science fiction. He was a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist as well as polymath. Bose invented Wireless Telecommunications but did not patent it. He also discovered millimetre length electromagnetic waves. He was the first person to study the action of microwaves in plant tissues and corresponding changes in the cell membrane potential. He studied the thermal, mechanical and electronic stimuli on plants and their effects on them, and the first person to propose that plants can also “feel pain”.

There are several great Indians who not only contributed their great works in the past but in the modern days. The contribution of India to the world is remarkable in many fields.

Reference: Wikipedia

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