Who is the first Nobel Prize winner in India?

Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 for his poetry collection Gitanjali. Rabindranath Tagore, India’s first Nobel laureate, was born in Kolkata on May 7, 1861. He was a poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer and painter.

Who was first Nobel Prize winner?

Nobel Prize Winners by Year

year category name
1901 physics Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
physiology/medicine Emil von Behring
1902 chemistry Emil Fischer
literature Theodor Mommsen

Who was the first and second Nobel Prize winner in India?

Nobel Prize Winners from India

# Person Field
1. Rabindranath Tagore Literature
2. C.V. Raman Physics
3. Har Gobind Khorana* Medicine
4. Mother Teresa Peace

Who is the first female scientist in India?

She was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Science from an Indian university.

Asima Chatterjee
Scientific career
Fields Organic chemistry, phytomedicine
Institutions Rajabazar Science College University of Calcutta
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