First in India -Male
The first President of Indian Republic : Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
The first Prime Minister of free India : Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
The first Indian to win Nobel Prize : Rabindranath Tagore.
The first President of Indian National Congress : W.C. Banerjee.
The first British Governor General of India : Lord William Bentinck.
The first British Viceroy of India : Lord Canning.
The first Governor General of free India : Lord Mountbatten.
First in India-Female
The first lady to become “Miss World” : Rita Faria
The first woman to climb Mount Everest : Bachhendri Pal
The first woman President of the Indian National Congress : Mrs. Annie Besant
The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force : Harita Kaur Dayal
The first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly : Mrs.Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
The first woman 1.P.S. Officer : Mrs. Kiran Bedi
The first woman to cross English Channel : Arti Saha
The first woman to receive Nobel Prize : Mother Teressa
The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna : Mrs. Indira Gandhi
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award : Ashapurna Devi
The first Lok Sabha Woman speaker : Meira Kumar