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List of Bharat Ratna awardees

November 05, 2008 01:00 IST
 Following is the complete list of Bharat Ratna awardees:

1. Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1954)
2. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1954)
3. Sir C V Raman (1954)
4. Bhagwan Das (1955)
5. Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya (1955)
6. Jawaharlal Nehru (1955)
7. Govind Ballabh Pant (1957)
8. Dhondo Keshav Karve (1958)
9. Dr B C Roy (1961)
10. Purushottam Das Tandon (1961)
11. Dr Rajendra Prasad (1962)
12. Dr. Zakir Hussain (1963)
13. Pandurang Vaman Kane (1963)
14. Lal Bahadur Shastri (1966)
15. Indira Gandhi (1971)
16. V V Giri (1975)
17. K Kamaraj (1976)
18. Mother Teresa (1980)
19. Acharya Vinoba Bhave (1983)
20. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1987)
21. M G Ramachandran (1988)
22. B R Ambedkar (1990)
23. Nelson Mandela (1990)
24. Rajiv Gandhi (1991)
25. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1991)
26. Morarji Desai (1991)
27. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (1992)
28. J R D Tata (1992)
29. Satyajit Ray (1992)
30. A P J Abdul Kalam (1997)
31. Gulzarilal Nanda (1997)
32. Aruna Asaf Ali (1997)
33. M S Subbulakshmi (1998)
34. Chidambaram Subramaniam (1998)
35. Jayaprakash Narayan (1998)
36. Pandit Ravi Shankar (1999)
37. Amartya Sen (1999)
38. Gopinath Bordoloi (1999)
39. Lata Mangeshkar (2001)
40. Ustad Bismillah Khan (2001)
41. Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (2008)

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