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List of notable or famous scientists from India, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in India and even some popular scientists who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from India is included when available.

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This historic scientists from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from India?" These prominent scientists of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian scientists.

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scientists from India
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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, studied physics at St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, and aerospace engineering at the Madras Institute ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Eurasia, Rameswaram, India, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu

Profession: Politician, Professor, Scientist, Writer, Aerospace Engineering

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Abhas Mitra is an Indian astrophysicist best known for his distinct views on several front-line astrophysics concepts, particularly black holes and Big Bang Cosmology. His research has received widespread attention, especially in India, which is reflected from the fact that he is one of the most ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: India

Profession: Physicist, Scientist

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Amar Gupta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scientists from India
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Amar Gupta is a computer scientist, originally from India and now based in the USA. ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Nadiad, Gujrat city, India

Profession: Computer scientist, Scientist

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Amartya Sen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scientists from India
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Amartya Kumar Sen is a Bangladeshi-born Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, and indexes of ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Santiniketan, India

Profession: Professor, Scientist, Economist, Philosopher

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