List of Bengalis

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This article provides lists of famous and notable Bengali people, from India or Bangladesh, or people with Bengali ancestry or people who speak Bengali as their primary language.

Ancient Bengali kings

Pala Dynasty

Chronological order

Sena Dynasty

Chandra Dynasty

Deva Dynasty

Nobel Laureates

Academy award winners

  • Satyajit Ray, first Indian to win a Lifetime Achievement Oscar due to his significant contributions to world cinema
  • Nafees Bin Zafar, Academy Scientific and Technical Award, the first Bangladeshi to win an Oscar

Academics

Actors

Artists

Bharat Ratna

Bloggers / media artists

Business and industry

Business executives

Entrepreneurs

Sahitya Akademi Award

Cinematographers

Cartoonists / comics creators

Dadasaheb Phalke Award winners

Economists

Fellows of the Royal Society

Fictional characters

Filmmakers

Grammy winners

Journalists

Bangladesh

India

America

Britain

Pakistan

Qatar

Law

Magicians

Musicians

Bollywood

Bangla rock

Classical and folk musicians

Hindi rock

Western

Military

India

Bangladesh

Padma Vibhushan

Politicians

Bangladesh

India

Pakistan

Ramon Magsaysay

Religion and spirituality

Image of Swami Vivekananda relaxing in a chair
Swami Vivekananda– the photo was taken in Bushnell Studio in San Francisco, 1900.[3]

Buddhism

Hinduism

Islam

Christianity

Brahmoism

Unitarianism

Wicca

Revolutionaries

Others

Science and technology

Seated (L to R):Meghnad Saha, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Jnan Chandra Ghosh. Standing (L to R): Snehamoy Dutt, Satyendranath Bose, Debendra Mohan Bose, N R Sen, Jnanendra Nath Mukherjee, N C Nag

Physicists

Biologists

Chemistry

  • Asima Chatterjee, known for her work in the fields of organic chemistry and phytomedicine; her most notable work includes those on vinca alkaloids, and the development of anti-epileptic and anti-malarial drugs
  • Abul Hussam, chemist, inventor of Sono arsenic filter and the gold winner of the 2007 Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability
  • Abdus Suttar Khan, chemist, inventor of alloys for use in commercial jets, U.S. fighter planes, gas turbines, train engines, and space shuttles
  • Jnan Chandra Ghosh, chemist, known for anomaly of strong electrolytes
  • Jnanendra Nath Mukherjee, chemist, specialised in the fields of electrochemistry, colloids and soil science
  • Prafulla Chandra Roy, pioneer in the field of pharmaceutical and chemical works (discovered mercurous nitrite), The Royal Society of Chemistry honoured him with the first ever Chemical Landmark Plaque outside Europe, founder of Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, India's first pharmaceutical company

Doctors and physicians

Mathematicians

Technology

Architecture

Social reformers and position holders

Sports

Brojen Das was the first Asian to swim across the English Channel.

Athletics

Archery

Badminton

Bodybuilding, boxing, and wrestling

Chess

Cricket

Football

Golf

Gymanstics

Mountaineering

Squash

Swimming

Table tennis

Tennis

Writers

Rabindranath Tagore is the first Asian Nobel laureate.

See also

References

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  1. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/the-global-indian-takeover/bicky-chakraborty-swedens-biggest-hotelier/articleshow/2706366.cms
  2. Bicky Chakraborty - rik på udda val, Svenska Dagbladet 2011-05-19
  3. "Swami Vivekananda Known Photos America 1899 – 1900". Swami Vivekananda. Frank Parlato Jr. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  4. "Jaipur — The Pink City". Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2011. 
  5. City Palace, Jaipur