List of Bengalis

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This article provides lists of famous and notable Bengali people, from West Bengal, India or Bangladesh, or people with Bengali ancestry or people who speak Bengali as their primary language/mother tongue.

Academics

Actors

Artists

Award winners

Nobel prize winners

Academy award winners

  • Satyajit Ray,only Indian to win the Oscar while not being associated with Hollywood

Grammy winners

Pulitzer prize winners

Bharat Ratna

Ramon Magsaysay

Padma Vibhushan

Dadasaheb Phalke Award winners

Sahitya Akademi Fellowship

Jnanpith Award winners

Bloggers

Monthly

Bodybuilders, Boxers and Wrestlers

Business leaders

Chief Justice of India

Cinematographers

Cartoonists / Comics Creators

Doctors/Physicians

Economists

Fellows of the Royal Society

Fictional characters

Filmmakers

Journalists

Magicians

Musicians

Military

Philosophers

Police officers

Politicians

Religion and spirituality

Image of Swami Vivekananda relaxing in a chair
Swami Vivekananda– the photo was taken in Bushnell Studio in San Francisco, 1900.9

Science & technology

Social reformers & leaders

Sports

Brojen Das was the first Asian to swim across the English Channel

Writers

Rabindranath Tagore is the first Asian Nobel laureate

See also

References

  1. ^ Sengupta, Subhodh Chandra; Basu, Anjali, eds. (January 2002). "জগৎকুমার শীল" [Jagat Kumar Seal]. Samsad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Bibliographical Dictionary) (in Bengali). Volume 1 (4th edition ed.). Kolkata: Shishu Sahitya Samsad. p. 163. ISBN 81-85626-65-0. 
  2. ^ Jagat Kanta Seal
  3. ^ Zakaria, Saymon (2012). "Circus". In Islam, Nazrul. Banglapedia (Revised 2nd ed.). Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Das, Soumitra (15 March 2007). "Girls of the big top". The Telegraph (Kolkata). Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Reba Rakshit
  6. ^ Stephan, Terry. "Saving Soldiers". Northwestern Magazine. Northwestern University. Retrieved 2007-04-25. 
  7. ^ "A Tale Of Two Women: In search of their own songs". The Telegraph. March 11, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ Chitta Ranjan Dutta
  9. ^ "Swami Vivekananda Known Photos America 1899 – 1900". http://www.vivekananda.net. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  10. ^ Robin Dutt
  11. ^ Shanta Ghosh







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