List of people on stamps of India

This is a list of people on the postage stamps of India.

"(complete through 1961)"

*
Barwani, Bhor, Bijawar, Bundi,
Chamba, Kochi, Dhar, Dungarpur,
Faridkot, Gwalior, Idar, Indore, Jaipur, Jind, Kishangarh, Morvi, Nabha, Orchha, Patiala, Sirmoor, Soruth, Travancore, Travancore-Cochin
*French India

A

*Shree Shree Ma Aanandamayee, 1987
*Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha, Eminent Freedom Fighter & First Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar (1988)
*Salim Ali, Ornithologist, explorer, ecologist, teacher and writer (1996)
*Dhirubhai Ambani, industrialist of Gujarat (2002)
*Frank Anthony Parliamentarian, jurist, educationist and philanthropist (2003)
*Annamacharya Saint, social reformer and singer-poet (2004)
*Jyotiprasad Agarwalla Cultural icon, nationalist, musician, poet and humanist (2004)
*Abdul Qaiyum Ansari (2005)
*Maraimalai Adigal, Tamil lecturer, scholar and researcher (2007)
*Alluri Sita Rama Raju, Freedom fighter (1986)

B

*Subramania Bharati, poet and statesman (1960)
*Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande musician (1961)
*Buddha (1956, 2007)
*Jagadis Chandra Bose, scientist (1958)
*Homi Bhaba (1996)
*Sibnath Banerjee (1997)
*Swami Brahmanand, Freedom fighter, member of parliament, social reformer (1997)
*Basaveswara, Social reformer, From Karnataka (1997)
*D.R. Bendre, Kannada Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Sant Gadge Baba Religious philosopher, social reformer and saint (1998)
*Tarashankar Bandopadhyay, Bangla Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Raja Bhamashah(2000)
*Rajarshi Bhagyachandra(2000)
*Radha Gobinda Baruah(2000)
*Chaudhary Brahm Parkash, Leader and former chief minister of Delhi (2001)
*Bhagwan Baba, Ascetic, mystic and saint-poet (2002)
*Kanika Bandopadhyay, Exponent of Rabindra Sangeet (2002)
*Brajlal Biyani (2002)
*Mukut Behari Bhargava (2003)
*Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Hindi writer and poet (2003)
*Allah Jilai Bai(2003)
*Aacharya Bhikshu Founder of Jain Shwetambar Terapanth Sect (2004)
*Neeraja Bhanot, Indian Flight Attendant and Ashok Chakra Winner (2004)
*Panna Lal Barupal (2006)
*S.D. Burman, Music composer and singer (2007)
*Begum Hazrat Mahal (1984)

C

*William Carey, missionary
*Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, poetess. (1976)
*T.R. Chowdary, Freedom Fighter (1987)
*Thakur Anukul Chandra (1987)
*Chhatrasal, Bundela Ruler (1987)
*Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara (1987)
*Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar (1987)
*Fryderyk Chopin, Music composer for the Piano (2001)
*Arun Kumar Chanda(2000)
*Jaglal Choudhary(2000)
*Prithviraj Chauhan(2000)
*M C Chagla, Jurist, judge, educationist, diplomat, Union Cabinet Minister and Statesman (2004)
*Dheeran Chinnamalai (2005)
*A.M.M. Murugappa Chettiar (2005)
*Prabodh Chandra (2005)
*R.M. Algappa Chettiar (2007)
*S.B. Chavan, politician (2007)

D

*Henri Dunant, Red Cross founder (1957)
*W.M. Haffkine, Plague Vaccine formulator (1960)
*Rukmini Devi (1987)
*Nargis Dutt, actress and parliament member (1993)
*Kunji Lal Dubey (1996)
*D.B. Deodhar, Cricket Player (1996)
*Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Hindi author (1997)
*Saint Dnyaneshwar (1997)
*Baba Raghav Das, Ascetic, reformer and freedom fighter (1998)
*Bishnu Dey, Bangla Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Ashapurna Devi, Bangla Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Lokanayak Omeo Kumar Das (1998)
*P.L. Deshpande (2002)
*Durga Das (2003)
*Sant Eknath (2003)
*C. D. Deshmukh (2004)
*Guru Dutt, Director, actor and film producer (2004)
*Jawaharlal Darda (2005)
*Lala Deen Dayal (2006)

E

*Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1902)
*Albert Einstein, physicist (2005)

F

*Lalan Fakir (2003)

G

*Mahatma Gandhi (1948, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2007)
*George V of the United Kingdom (1911)
*George VI of the United Kingdom (1937)
*Mirza Ghalib, poet (1953)
*Sanjay Gandhi, (1981)
*Indira Gandhi, Politician and Indian Prime Minister (1984, 1985)
*Sagarmal Gopa, Freedom fighter (1986)
*Guru Ghasidas, (1987)
*Tyagamurti Goswami Ganeshdutt (1987)
*Kasturba Gandhi (1996)
*Shyam Lal Gupt 'Parshad' (1997)
*Prof. V.K. Gokak, Kannada Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Narayan Ganesh Goray (1998)
*Sane Guruji, Socio/Political Development Leader (2001)
*Aloysius Gonzaga (2001)
*Babu Gulabrai, writer and philosopher (2002)
*Santidev Ghose (2002)
*Gora(2002)
*Babu Gulabrai, Author (2002)
*Bhaurao Krishnarao Gaikwad (2002)
*Ghantsala, Playback singer and music director (2003)
*B D Garware, Industrialist (2004)
*Guru Dutt (2004)
*Rajiv Gandhi (2004)
*Gemini Ganesan (2006)
*Ritwik Ghatak, Script writer and Film Director (2007)
*D.R. Gadgil, Economist (2008)

H

*Lala Hardayal, Freedom Fighter (1987)
*Dr. Hiralal, (1987)
*Dr. Zakir Husain (1998)
*Matangini Hazra(2002)
*Hafiz (2004)
*Walchand Hirachand (2004)
* Asrar Ul Haq 'Majaaz', Urdu Poet (2008)
*Hemu Kalani

I

*Dr. Masti V. Iyengar, Kannada Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Dr. U.V. Swaminatha Iyer (2006)

J

*Sir Phiroze Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy, financier, philanthropist (1959)
*Sir William Jones (1997)
*Dr. Jagdish Chandra Jain (1998)
*Jhalkari Bai (2001)

K

*Kabir, poet (1953, 2004)
*Kalidasa, poet (1960)
*Dhondo Keshav Karve, educator (1958)
*Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim educator
*Hakim Ajmal Khan, Freedom fighter (1987)
*J. Krishnamurti (1987)
*Dr. Kailash Nath Katju, Freedom fighter (1987)
*Pandit Hridya Nath Kunzru, Freedom fighter (1987)
*Abai Konunbaev (1996)
*Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar (1998)
*Syed Ahmad Khan (1998)
*Vakkom Abdul Khader (1998)
*Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan (2000)
*T.T. Krishnamachari (2002)
*Arran Kali(2002)
*Bade Ghulam Ali Khan (2003)
*Kusumagraj (2003)
*Kishore Kumar(2003)
*Hemant Kumar(2003)
*G. Sankara Kurup(2003)
*K. Shivarama Karanth,Kannada Author and Jnanpith Award Winner(2003)
*S.L. Kirloskar (2003)
*Tirupur Kumaran, Freedom fighter (2004)
*Krishan Kant (2005)
*Pratap Singh Kairon (2005)
*Vi. Kalyanasundarnar (2005)
*Mehboob Khan (2007)
*Damodar Dharmananda Kosambi, mathematician, statistician, and polymath (2008)
*Ustad Bismillah Khan, Shehnai maestro (2008)

L

*Laxmibai, Rani of Jhansi (1957)
*Harchand Singh Longowal, ()1987)
*Madhu Limaye (1997)
*Ram Manohar Lohia (1997)
*Smt. Rukmini Lakshmipathi (1997)
*V Lakshminarayana (2004)
*V. Lakshminarayana (2004)
*Nupee Lal (2004)
*Narayan Meghaji Lokhande (2005)
*Henning Holck-Larsen, cofounder of Larsen and Tubro (2008)

M

*Madan Mohan Malaviya, educator (1961)
*Meera, princess (1953)
*Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1986)
*Vinoo Mankad, Cricket Player (1996)
*Vijay Merchant, Cricket Player (1996)
*Sri Ramana Maharshi (1998)
*Balwantrai Mehta(2000)
*Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab(2000)
*B. P. Mandal (2001)
*Giani Gurumukh Singh Musafir, Socio/Political Development Leader (2001)
*Chandragupta Maurya (2001)
*Dwarka Prasad Mishra (2001)
*Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Nationalist (2001)
*Anand Rishiji Maharaj (2002)
*Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee(2002)
*MuktaBai, Poet-saint (2003)
*Kakaji Maharaj (2003)
*Mukesh, Playback singer(2003)
*Narendra Mohan (2003)
*Murasoli Maran (2004)
*A.V. Meiyappan (2006)
*Pankaj Kumar Mullick (2006)
*Madhubala, Film Actress (2008)
*Lord Mountbatten, last viceroy and first governor-general of India

N

*Motilal Nehru, freedom leader (1961)
*Rameshwari Nehru, Women's rights campaigner (1987)
*Col. C.K. Nayudu, Cricket Player (1996)
*Jawaharlal Nehru, Political Leader and the first Prime Minister of independent India (1997, 2005)
*E.M.S. Namboodiripad, Socio/Political Development Leader (2001)
*C. Sankaran Nair, Nationalist (2001)
*U Kiang Nongbah, Nationalist (2001)
*S. Nijalingappa, Ex chief minister Of Karnataka, Former of Modern Karnataka(2003)
*Raj Narain (2007)
*J. P. Naik (2007)
*Kamala Nehru

P

*Bipin Chandra Pal, freedom leader (1958)
*Dr. K.V. Puttapa, The Great Kannada Author and Jnanpith Award Winner (1998)
*Savitribai Phule (1998)
*Maharaja Bijli Pasi (2000)
*Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit(2000)
*Jagdev Prasad (2001)
*Swami Pranavananda (2002)
*Vithalrao Vikhe Patil (2002)
*Govindaro Pansare (2003)
*S.K. Pottekkatt(2003)
*Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai(2003)
*Marudhu Pandiar Brothers (2004)
*Nanabhoy Palkhivala (2004)
*Baji Rao Peshwa (2004)
*P N Panicker (2004)
*Panini (2004)
*Kavimani Desiga Vinayagam Pillai (2005)
*Ayothidhasa Pandithar (2005)
*Devaneya Pavanar, Tamil author (2006)
*L.V. Prasad, Film actor, producer and director (2006)
*Manoharbhai Patel (2007)
*Dr. B.P. Pal (2008)
*Rajesh Pilot, politician (2008)

R

*Prafulla Chandra Roy, scientist (1961)
*Veer Surendra Sai, Freedom fighter (1986)
*M.N. Roy, Freedom Fighter (1987)
*Rabindranath Tagore (1987)
*Kotamaraju Rama Rao (1997)
*Lt. Indra Lal Roy, Fighter Pilot, Distinguished Flying Cross (1998)
*Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao (2000)
*Sant Ravidas (2001)
*N.G. Ranga, Socio/Political Development Leader (2001)
*V.K. Rajwade (2003)
*Mohammad Rafi(2003)
*Dr S Roerich (2004)
*Bimal Roy (2007)
*Bishwanath Rai (2006)

*Chatrapati Shivaji, Maratha King (1961)
*Surdas, poet and saint (1953)
*Bhim Sen Sachar, Freedom fighter (1986)
*Swami Sivananda (1986)
*S. Satyamurti, Freedom fighter (1987)
*Veer Narayan Singh, patriot (1987)
*Nain Singh, pundit (2004)
*Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Saint (1967)
*Alluri Sitaramaraju, Freedom fighter (1986)
*Dr. Yellapragada Subbarow, The grate Mathematician from Karnataka (1995)
*Giani Zail Singh (1995)
*Muhammad Ismail Sahib (1996)
*Sant Kavi Sunderdas (1997)
*Bhaktivedanta Swami (1997)
*Muhammed Abdurahiman Shahib (1998)
*Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma (2000)
*Raj Kumar Shukla (2000)
*General Zorawar Singh(2000)
*Basawon Singh (Sinha) (2000)
*R. Srinivasan(2000)
*Swami Sahajanand Saraswati (2000)
*Potti Sriramulu (2000)
*Suraj Narain Singh (2001)
*Yogendra Shukla, Freedom fighter and revolutionary (2001)
*Baikunth Shukla, Freedom fighter and revolutionary (2001)
*Jubba Sahni, Freedom fighter and revolutionary (2001)
*Krishna Nath Sarmah, Nationalist (2001)
*Samanta Chandra Sekhar (2001)
*Thakur Satyananda (2002)
*Chandraprabha Saikiani(2002)
*Anna Bhau Sathe (2002)
*Janardan Swami (2003)
*Swami Swaroopanandji (2003)
*Major Somnath Sharma, Paramveer Chakra (2003)
*Siddhar Swamigal (2004)
*Indra Chandra Shastri (2004)
*Radhanath Sikdar (2004)
*Nain Singh (2004)
*K Subrahmanyam (2004)
*Bhagat Puran Singh (2004)
*Bhaskara Sethupathy (2004)
*Padampat Singhania (2005)
*Madhavrao Scindia (2005)
*Dr. T.S. Soundram (2005)
*M. S. Subbulakshmi (2005)
*NMR Subbaraman (2006)
*M. Singaravelar (2006)
*Ma Po Shivagnanam (2006)
*Satyendra Narain Singh,freedom fighter & Bihar chief minister
*V.G.Suryanarayana Sastriar, Tamil sholar and writer (2007)
*Damodaram Sanjivayya, Politician and chief minister (2008)
*Maharshi Bulusu Sambamurthy (2008)
*Shri Shirdi Sai Baba, saint (2008)
*Suraj Narain Singh

T

*Purushottam Das Tandon, freedom fighter (1982)
*Rabindranath Tagore, poet (1953, 1961)
*J.R.D. Tata, industrialist (1958)
*Thiruvalluvar, Tamil poet (1960)
*Bal Gangadhar Tilak, independence leader (1956)
*Tulsidas, poet and saint (1953)
*Tyagaraja, musician (1961)
*Tansen, Singer (1986)
*P.M. Thevar (1995)
*Pt. Omkarnath Thakur (1997)
*Prabodhankar Thackeray (2002)
*Sant Tukaram (2002)
*Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata, industrialist (2008)

V

*Vaidyanatha Iyer, freedom fighter, Madurai, Tamilnadu (1999) [http://www.tamilnadupost.nic.in/phil/stamps_misc.htm]
*Victoria of the United Kingdom (1854)
*Visvesvarayya, The Great engineer and statesman from karnataka (1960)
*Sardar A. Vedaratnam (1998)
*Pandit Suryanarayan Vyas, Author (2002)
*Vaidyaratnam P.S. Varier, Founder of Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal (2002)
*S. S. Vasan (2004)
*Randhir Prasad Verma, Superintendent of Police and Ashok Chakra Winner (2004)
*Tenneti Viswanatham (2004)
*Thirumuruga Kirubananda Variyar (2006)
*G. Varadaraj (2006)
*Saint Vallalar (2007)

Y

*Ram Sewak Yadav(1997)
*Sheel Bhadra Yajee(2001)
*Yashpal(2003)

Z

*Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg, Missionary (2006)

Barwani

(1921-1938)

Bhor

(1879-1901)

Bijawar

(1935-1937)

Bundi

(1894-1941)

Chamba

(1886-1948)

Kochi, India

(1892-1933)

Dhar

(1897-1898)

Dungarpur

(1893-1916)

Faridkot

(1879-1900)

Gwalior

(1885-1949)

Idar

(1939-1944)

Indore

(1886-1941)

Jaipur

(1900-1947)

Jind

(1874-1943)

Kishangarh

(1899-1928)

Morvi

(1931-1935)

Nabha

(1885-1942)

Orchha

(1913-1939)

Patiala

(1884-1947)

Sirmoor

(1879-1899)

Soruth

(1949-1950)

Travancore

(1888-1946)

Travancore-Cochin

(1949-1950)

French India

ee also

*List of postage stamps of India


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