Award Winners Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List

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List of Jawaharlal Nehru Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All Jawaharlal Nehru Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Jawaharlal Nehru Award award are listed along with photos for every Jawaharlal Nehru Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Jawaharlal Nehru Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Jawaharlal Nehru Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Jawaharlal Nehru Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Jawaharlal Nehru Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one.

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Alva Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Alva Myrdal was a Swedish sociologist and politician. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. She married Gunnar Myrdal in 1924. Born in Uppsala, she first came to public notice in the ...more

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André Malraux is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
André Malraux DSO was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister for Cultural Affairs. Malraux's novel La Condition Humaine won the Prix Goncourt. He was appointed by President Charles ...more

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Aruna Asaf Ali is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Aruna Asaf Ali, born Aruna Ganguly, was an Indian independence activist. She is widely remembered for hoisting the Indian National Congress flag at the Gowalia Tank maidan in Bombay during the ...more

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Aung San Suu Kyi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Aung San Suu Kyi AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% ...more

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Barbara Ward is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Barbara Mary Ward, later Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, was a British economist and writer interested in the problems of developing countries. She urged Western governments to share their ...more

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Bruno Kreisky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Bruno Kreisky Bruno Kreisky was an Austrian politician who served as Foreign Minister from 1959 to 1966 and as Chancellor from 1970 to 1983. Aged 72 at the end of his chancellorship, he was the oldest acting ...more

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Giuseppe Tucci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Giuseppe Tucci Giuseppe Tucci was an Italian scholar of oriental cultures, specialising in Tibet and history of Buddhism. During its zenith, Tucci was a supporter of Italian Fascism, and he used idealized ...more

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Goh Chok Tong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Goh Chok Tong is a Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party, he became Singapore's second Prime Minister on 28 November 1990, succeeding Lee Kuan Yew, and served in the role ...more

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Gunnar Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Karl Gunnar Myrdal was a Swedish Nobel laureate economist, sociologist, and politician. In 1974, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Friedrich Hayek for "their ...more

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Helmut Kohl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Helmut Josef Michael Kohl is a German conservative politician and statesman. He served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998 and as the chairman of the Christian Democratic Union from 1973 ...more

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Hosni Mubarak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak is a former Egyptian military and political leader who served as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. Before he entered politics, Mubarak was a career ...more

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Indira Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the fourth Prime Minister of India and a central figure of the Indian National Congress party. Indira Gandhi was the only child of the first Indian Prime ...more

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Javier Pérez de Cuéllar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar y de la Guerra is a Peruvian diplomat who served as the fifth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1, 1982 to December 31, ...more

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Jonas Salk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine. Born in New York City, he attended New York ...more

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Josip Broz Tito is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Josip Broz Tito was a Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman, serving in various roles from 1943 until 1980. During WWII he was the leader of the Partisans, often regarded as the most effective ...more

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Julius Nyerere is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a Tanzanian politician who served as the leader of Tanzania, and previously Tanganyika, from 1960 until his retirement in 1985. Born in Tanganyika to Nyerere Burito, ...more

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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Khān Abdul Ghaffār Khān, nicknamed as Bāchā Khān, Pāchā Khān, or Bādshāh Khān, was a Pashtun independence activist against the rule of the British Raj. He was a political and spiritual leader ...more

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Léopold Sédar Senghor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Léopold Sédar Senghor was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal. Senghor was the first African elected ...more

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known popularly as Lula, was the 35th President of Brazil. He was a founding member of the Workers' Party and ran for president three times unsuccessfully, ...more

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Mahathir Mohamad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad was the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. He held the post for 22 years from 1981 to 2003, making him Malaysia's longest-serving Prime Minister. His political ...more

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Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for ...more

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Maurice Strong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Maurice F. Strong, PC CC OM FRSC FRS is a Canadian businessman specialising in oil and mineral resources, and a former diplomat representing Canada as under-secretary general of the United ...more

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Mother Teresa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, MC, commonly known as Mother Teresa, was a Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary who lived most of her life in India. She was born in today's Macedonia, with ...more

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Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first ...more

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Nichidatsu Fujii is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Nichidatsu Fujii Nichidatsu Fujii was a Japanese Buddhist monk, and founder of the Nipponzan-Myōhōji order of Buddhism. He is best known world-wide for his decision in 1947, to begin constructing Peace Pagodas ...more

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Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, is the fifth President of Iceland, having served since 1996; he was unopposed in 2000, re-elected for a third term in 2004, re-elected unopposed for a ...more

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Olof Palme is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Sven Olof Joachim Palme was a Swedish Social Democratic politician, statesman and prime minister. A longtime protégé of Prime Minister Tage Erlander, Palme led the Swedish Social ...more

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Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oma... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman Qaboos bin Said Al Said is the Sultan of Oman and its dependencies. He rose to power after overthrowing his father, Said bin Taimur, in a palace coup in 1970. He is the 14th-generation ...more

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Raúl Prebisch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Raúl Prebisch Raúl Prebisch was an Argentine economist known for his contributions to structuralist economics such as the Prebisch–Singer hypothesis, which formed the basis of economic dependency ...more

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Robert Mugabe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the current President of Zimbabwe, serving since 31 December 1987. As one of the leaders of the rebel groups against white minority rule, he was elected as Prime ...more

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Tulsi Meherji Shrestha is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Tulsi Meherji Shrestha

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U Thant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
U Thant was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971. A native of Pantanaw, Thant was educated at the National High School and at the Rangoon ...more

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Wangari Maathai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Wangari Muta Maathai was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica and the University of Pittsburgh, as well as the University ...more

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Yasser Arafat is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa, popularly known as Yasser Arafat or by his kunya Abu Ammar, was a Palestinian leader. He was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation ...more

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Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Jawaharlal Nehru Award Winners List
Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE was an American-born violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in the United Kingdom. He became a citizen of Switzerland in 1970, and ...more