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chandrasekhara raman

List of Hindus

This is an incomplete list, which can or may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. Revisions and additions are welcome.

A list of prominent and famous people who are Hindus.

Religious Figures / Philosophers

Monarchs / National Leaders / Politicians

Maurya Dynasty (324 BC-184 BC)

Gupta Dynasty (319-?)

Pallava Dynasty

Chola Dynasty (1st century to 1279)

Vijayanagar Empire Hakka Raya Bukka Raya Krishna Deva Raya Aliya Rama Raya

Maratha Emperors (1674-1818)

Wodeyars of Mysore (1399-1950)

Nepal

Cambodia

Indonesia

20th Century

Military

Business Leaders / Top Executives

India

alfred ford-ford car company,great grandson of henry ford

Overseas

Writers / Poets

Ancient Times to 19th Century

20th Century

Scientists / Inventors

Ancient Times to 19th Century

20th Century

Mathematicians

Musicians / Singers / Dancers

Film Producers / Directors

Actors / Actresses

Religious Leaders

  • Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu and Indo-American leader, who read the groundbreaking first Hindu prayers in United States Senate in Washington DC and various state legislatures of USA.

Sports figures

Golf

Chess

Tennis

Formula One Racing

Cricket

Hockey

Badminton

Other Sports

Activists

  • Vandana Shiva : Noted Environmentalist, critic of Globalisation
  • Medha Patkar : Noted Environmentalist, Opponent of Narmada Dam

Hindu Proletariat

Others

  • Chotta Rajan : Underworld kingpin who picked up fight with International Muslim Terrorist and Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim
  • Kalpana Chawla : Astronaut
  • Varadharajan Mudaliar, known as Vardha Bhai; former prominent underworld kingpin. The Tamil film Nayagan and Hindi film 'Nayakan' (Starring Vinod Khanna, Madhuri Dikshit, Feroz Khan and Tinoo Anand)are based on his life.
  • Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler and forest brigand

Others who believed in or were influenced by Hinduism

See also: List of people by belief

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