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FIRST IN THE WORLD

1
The first person to reach Mount Everest
Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund Hillary
2
The first person to reach North Pole
Robert Peary
3
The first person to reach South Pole
Amundsen
4
The first religion of the world
Hinduism
5
The first country to print book
China
6
The first country to issue paper currency
China
7
The first country to commence competitive examination in civil services
China
8
The first President of the U.S.A
George Washington
9
The first Prime Minister of Birtain
Robert Walpole
10
The first Governor General of the United Nations
Trigveli (Norway)
11
The first country to win football world cup
Uruguay
12
The first country to prepare a constitution
U.S.A.
13
The first Governor General of Pakistan
Mohd. Ali Jinnah
14
The first country to host NAM summit
Belgrade (Yugoslavia)
15
The first European to attack India
Alexander, The Great
16
The first European to reach China
Marco Polo
17
The first person to fly aeroplane
Wright Brothers
18
The first person to sail round the world
Magellan
19
The first country to send man to the moon
U.S.A.
20
The first country launch Artificial satellite in the space
Russia
21
The first country to host the modern Olympics
Greece
22
The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped
Hiroshima (Japan)
23
The first person to land on the moon
Neil Armstrong Followed by Edwin E. Aldrin
24
The first shuttle to go in space
Columbia
25
The first spacecraft to reach on Mars
Viking-I
26
The first woman Prime Minister of England
Margaret Thatcher
27
The first muslim Prime Minister of a country
Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)
28
The first woman Prime Minister of a country
Mrs. S. Bandarnaike (Sri Lanka)
29
The first woman to climb Mount Everest
Mrs. Junko Tabei (Japan)
30
The first woman Cosmonaut of the world
Velentina Tereshkova (Russia)
31
The first woman President of the U. N. General Assembly
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
32
The first man to fly into space
Yuri Gagarin (Russia)
33
The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut
Mohd. Azharuddin
34
The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice
Nawang Gombu
35
The first U. S. President to resign Presidency
Richard Nixon


 FIRST IN INDIA

Sr. No.
MALE
 
1
The first President of Indian Republic
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
2
The first Prime Minister of free India
Pt. Lawahar Lal Nehru
3
The first Indian to win Nobel Prize
Rabindranath Tagore
4
The first President of Indian National Congress
W. C. Banerjee
5
The first Muslim President of Indian National Congress
Badruddin Tayyabji
6
The first Muslim President of India
Dr. Zakir Hussain
7
The first British Governor General of India
Lord William Bentinck
8
The first British Viceroy of India
Lord Canning
9
The first Governor General of free India
Lord Mountbatten
10
The first and the last Indian to be Governor General of free India
C. Rajgopalachri
11
The first man who Introduced printing press in India
A.      James Hicky
12
The first Indian to join the I. C. S.
Satyendra Nath Tagore
13
India’s first man in space
Rakesh Sharma
14
The first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term
Morarji Desai
15
The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India
General Cariappa
16
The first Chief of the Army Staff
Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
17
The first Indian member of the Viceroy’s executive council
S. P. Sinha
18
The first President of the India who Died while in office
Dr. Zakir Hussain
19
The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament
Charan Singh
20
The first Field Marshal of India
S. H. F. Manekshaw
21
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics
C. V. Raman
22
The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award
Dr. Radhakrishnan
23
The first Indian to cross English Channel
Mihir Sen
24
The first person to receive Jnanpith award
Sri Shankar Kurup
25
The first Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
26
The first Vice-President of India
Dr. Radhkrishnan
27
The first Education Minster
Abul Kalam Azad
28
The first Home Minister of India
Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
29
The first Indian Air Chief Marshal
S. Mukherjee
30
The first Indian Naval Chief
Vice Admiral R. D. Katari
31
The first Judge of International Court of Justice
B. N. Rau
32
The first person to receive Paramveer Chakra
Major Somnath Sharma
33
The first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen
Sherpa Anga Dorjee
34
The first Chief Election Commissioner
Sukumar Sen
35
The first person to receive Magsaysay Award
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
36
The first person of India origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Hargovind Khurana
37
The first Chinese traveller to visit India
Fahein
38
The first person to receive Stanlin Prize
Saifuddin Kitchlu
39
The first person to resign from the central cabinet
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
40
The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
41
The first person to receive Noble Prize In Economics
Amartya Sen
42
The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Justice Hiralal J. Kania


Sr. No.
FEMALE
 
1
The first lady to became “Miss world”
Rita Faria
2
The first Woman Judge in Supreme Court
Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bini
3
The first woman Ambassador
Miss C. B. Muthamma
4
The first woman Governor of a State in free India
Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
5
The first woman Prime Minister
Mrs. Indira Gandhi
6
The first woman to climb Mount Everest
Bachhendri Pal
7
The first woman to climb Mount Everest twice
Santosh Yadav
8
The first woman President of the Indian National Congress
Mrs. Annie Besant
9
The first woman chief justice of a High Court
Mrs. Leela Seth
10
The first pilot in Indian Air Force
Harita Kaur Dayal
11
The first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly
Mrs. Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
12
The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State
Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani
13
The first woman chairman of Union Public Service Commission
Roze Millian Bethew
14
The first woman Director General of Police (DGP)
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
15
The first woman Lieutenant General
Puneeta Arora
16
The first woman Air Vice Marshal
P. Bandopadhyaya
17
The first woman chairperson of Indian Airlines
Sushma Chawla
18
The first woman I. P. S. Officer
Mrs. Kiran Bedi
19
The first and the last Muslim woman ruler of Delhi
Razia Sultan
20
The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra
Nirja Bhanot
21
The first woman to cross English Channel
Aarti Saha
22
The first woman to receive Nobel Prize
Mother Teresa
23
The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna
Mrs. Indira Gandhi
24
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award
Ashapurna Devi
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