Famous people from bihar

Ancient

  • Lord Buddha
  • Guru Gobind Singh
  • Lord Mahavira
  • Goddess Sita
  • Aryabhata
  • Ashoka
  • Chanakya
  • Chandragupta Maurya
  • Gonu Jha
  • Samudragupta
  • Sher Shah Suri
  • Vātsyāyana
  • Veer Kunwar Singh

Nationalists and independence activists

  • Babu Kunwar Singh
  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Sri Krishna Singh
  • Anugrah Narayan Sinha
  • Jayaprakash Narayan
  • Jagjivan Ram
  • Kameshwar Singh
  • Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
  • Syed Hasan Imam
  • Baikuntha Shukla
  • Karyanand Sharma
  • Thakur Jugal Kishore Sinha
  • Satyendra Narayan Singh
  • Ram Dulari Sinha
  • Basawon Singh (Sinha)
  • Yamuna Karjee
  • Yogendra Shukla
  • Sheel Bhadra Yagee
  • Yadunandan Sharma
  • Rambriksh Benipuri
  • Ganga Sharan Singh (Sinha)
  • Ram Narain Sharma
  • Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi
  • Radhanandan Jha
  • Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
  • Yadunandan Sharma
  • Babu Amar Singh

Writers and scholars

  • Syed Hasan
  • Abdul Qavi Desnavi
  • Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
  • Ram Sharan Sharma
  • Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay
  • Balmiki Prasad Singh
  • Vidyapati
  • Manoj Bhawuk
  • Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’
  • Ramvriksh Benipuri
  • Devaki Nandan Khatri
  • Indradeep Sinha
  • Ram Karan Sharma
  • Satyapal Chandra
  • Mahamahopadhyaya Pandit Ram Avatar Sharma
  • Nalin Vilochan Sharma
  • Ganganath Jha
  • R. K. Sinha
  • Ramjee Singh
  • Tabish Khair
  • Acharya Ramlochan Saran
  • Gopal Singh Nepali
  • Ramesh Chandra Jha
  • Binod Bihari Verma
  • Acharya Rameshwar Jha
  • Nagarjun
  • Acharya Shivpujan Sahay
  • Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh
  • Amitava Kumar
  • Hetukar Jha
  • Phanishwar Nath Renu
  • Ravindra Prabhat
  • Gajendra Thakur
  • Kapil Muni Tiwary
  • Shiv Khera

Journalists

  • M. J. Akbar
  • Anuranjan Jha
  • Ravish Kumar
  • sweta singh
  • Manoj Bhawuk
  • Vikas Kumar Jha
  • Arvind Narayan Das

Authors

Hindi

  • Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’
  • Ramesh Chandra Jha
  • Rambriksh Benipuri
  • Sahajanand Saraswati
  • Gopal Singh Nepali
  • Kalanath Mishra
  • Nawal Kishore Dhawal

Maithili

Bhojpuri

  • Manoj Bhawuk

Bengali

  • Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay
  • Upamanyu Chatterjee

English

  • Ram Sharan Sharma
  • Raj Kamal Jha
  • Satyapal Chandra
  • George Orwell

National and international award winners

Bharat Ratna

  • Bidhan Chandra Roy
  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Jayaprakash Narayan
  • Bismillah Khan

Padma Bhushan

  • Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’
  • Acharya Shivpujan Sahay
  • Bindeshwar Pathak

Padma Shree

  • Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain
  • Mohan Mishra
  • Narendra Kumar Pandey
  • Janki Ballabh Shastri
  • Sharda Sinha
  • Chandreshwar Prasad Thakur

Gyanpith award

  • Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’

Magasaysay award

  • Jayaprakash Narayan

Dada Saheb Phalke award

  • Ashok Kumar
  • Tapan Sinha

Military Gallantry Award winners

Ashoka Chakra

  • Jyoti Prakash Nirala

Holders of high constitutional offices

Presidents of India

  • Rajendra Prasad first President of India

Presidents of other countries

  • Sir Anerood Jugnauth former President of Mauritius
  • Kailash Purryag former President of Mauritius

Vice-President of other countries

  • Parmanand Jha first Vice-President of Nepal

Prime ministers of other countries

Navinchandra Ramgoolam, former Prime Minister of Mauritius

  • Seewoosagur Ramgoolam first Prime Minister of Mauritius
  • Sir Anerood Jugnauth current Prime Minister of Mauritius
  • Navin Ramgoolam former Prime Minister of Mauritius
  • Girija Prasad Koirala former Prime Minister of Nepal
  • Basdeo Panday former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Kamla Persad-Bissessar former first female Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

Attorneys general of India

Governors of Indian states

  • Anant Sharma former Governor of Punjab and West Bengal
  • Balmiki Prasad Singh current Governor of Sikkim
  • Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh former Governor of Punjab
  • Dinesh Nandan Sahay former Governor of Chhattisgarh
  • Kailashpati Mishra former Governor of Gujarat
  • Lallan Prasad Singh former Governor of Assam
  • Mridula Sinha current Governor of Goa
  • Nikhil Kumar current Governor of Kerala
  • Prabhat Kumar former Governor of Jharkhand
  • Rameshwar Thakur Former Governor of Madhya Pradesh
  • Ram Dulari Sinha former Governor of Kerela
  • Siddheshwar Prasad former Governor of Tripura
  • Srinivas Kumar Sinha former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Assam

Governor of Reserve Bank of India

Lieutenant governors of other states

Speakers of Lok Sabha

  • Bali Ram Bhagat
  • Meira Kumar

Chief justices from bihar 

  • Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha
  • Lalit Mohan Sharma

Politics

  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Jayaprakash Narayan
  • Anugrah Narayan Sinha
  • Sri Krishna Sinha
  • Jagjivan Ram
  • B.P.Mandal
  • Lalit Narayan Mishra
  • Thakur Jugal Kishore Sinha
  • Ram Dulari Sinha
  • Satyendra Narayan Singh
  • Karpoori Thakur
  • Daroga Prasad Rai
  • Deep Narayan Singh
  • Abdul Ghafoor
  • Laxmi Narayan Singh
  • Chandrashekhar Singh
  • Chirag Paswan
  • Faz Husain
  • Kailashpati Mishra
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav
  • Nitish Kumar
  • Nikhil Kumar
  • Indradeep Sinha
  • Digvijay Narain Singh
  • Kapildeo Singh
  • Bidhu Jha
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Gauri Shankar Pandey
  • Tarkeshwari Sinha
  • Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra
  • Krishna Kumar Mishra
  • Srinivas Kumar Sinha
  • Yashwant Sinha
  • Prabhat Jha
  • Sanjay Nirupam
  • Mohammad Yunus
  • Nawal Kishore Dhawal
  • Ranjit Kumar Gupta
  • Ram Kripal Sinha
  • Veena Devi
  • Ramgulam Chaudhary
  • Jayant Sinha

Entertainment

Film directors

  • Ajit Pal Mangat
  • Imtiaz Ali
  • Kabeer Kaushik
  • Manish Jha
  • Manish Vatsalya
  • Manjul Sinha
  • Neeraj Pandey
  • Prakash Jha
  • Pritish Nandy
  • Ram Gopal Bajaj
  • Satyen Bose
  • Sushil Rajpal
  • Tapan Sinha

Actors

  • Aham Sharma
  • Manish Vatsalya
  • Sushant Singh Rajput
  • Roshan Seth
  • Ashok Kumar
  • Shatrughan Sinha
  • Manoj Bajpai
  • Manoj Bhawuk
  • Akhilendra Mishra
  • Abhimanyu Singh
  • Adhyayan Suman
  • Luv Sinha
  • Pankaj Tripathi
  • Shekhar Suman
  • Sanjay Mishra (actor)
  • Vinay Pathak
  • Gurmeet Choudhary
  • Vineet Kumar
  • Narendra jha
  • Rajesh Kumar (actor)
  • Manoj Tiwari
  • Pankaj Jha
  • Dinesh Sharma
  • R. Madhavan
  • Vishal Aditya Singh
  • Chandrachur Singh
  • Alok Nath

Actresses

  • Pooja Sharma
  • Prachi Sinha
  • Poonam Sinha
  • Sonakshi Sinha
  • Neha Sharma
  • Sandali Sinha
  • Shilpa Shukla
  • Neetu Chandra
  • Swati Sen
  • Kaveri Jha
  • Amardeep Jha
  • Suhasini Mulay
  • Shilpa Singh
  • Shreya Narayan
  • Richa Chadda
  • Anurita Jha
  • Rati Pandey
  • Ratan Rajput
  • Sriti Jha
  • Richa Soni
  • Ulka Gupta
  • Chhavi Pandey
  • Tanushree Dutta
  • Swara Bhaskar
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Mannara Chopra
  • Shweta Prasad

Singers

  • Kiran Ahluwalia
  • Aditya Narayan
  • Daler Mehndi
  • Sundar Popo
  • Sharda Sinha
  • Manoj Tiwari
  • Deepali Kishore
  • Aishwarya Nigam
  • Parmanand Singh
  • Mika Singh

Music directors

  • Chitragupta
  • Anand-Milind
  • Bapi Tutul
  • Ramashreya Jha
  • Norman Hackforth

Arts

  • Vidyapati
  • Satyapal Chandra
  • Shovana Narayan
  • Bismillah Khan
  • Subodh Gupta
  • Bhikhari Thakur
  • Ritwik Sanyal

Religious workers

  • Dhyanyogi Madhusudandas[
  • Dhirendra Brahmachari
  • Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar
  • Sahadeo Tiwari
  • Sa’id Akhtar Rizvi
  • Shams-ul-haq Azeemabadi
  • Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi
  • Syed Ibrahim
  • Tenzin Priyadarshi

Mathematics and science

  • Rajit Gadh
  • Vashishtha Narayan Singh

Sports

  • Saurabh Tiwary
  • Saba Karim
  • Kirti Azad
  • Subroto Banerjee
  • Shivnath Singh
  • Thomas Jameson
  • Zafar Iqbal
  • Rashmi Kumari
  • Rajesh Chauhan
  • Kavita Roy
  • MS Dhoni
  • Veer Pratap Singh
  • Varun Aaron
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Deepika Kumari
  • Purnima Mahato
  • Randhir Singh
  • Premlata Agarwal
  • Sanjay Balmuchu
  • Lal Mohan Hansda
  • Aruna Mishra
  • Jaipal Singh
  • Shahbaz Nadeem
  • Sharad Kumar

Bureaucracy

Indian Civil Service

  • L.P. Singh
  • Sir Sultan Ahmed

Indian Administrative Service

  • Balmiki Prasad Singh
  • N. K. Singh
  • Pankaj Rag
  • R. K. Singh
  • U. K. Sinha
  • Upamanyu Chatterjee
  • Yashwant Sinha

Indian Foreign Service

  • Aftab Seth

Indian Police Service

  • Abhayanand
  • J. K. Sinha
  • Nikhil Kumar
  • Acharya Kishore Kunal
  • Randhir Prasad Verma
  • Amitabh Thakur
  • Ranjit Sinha
  • Anil Sinha

Business

Others

  • Shaibal Gupta
  • Malati Choudhury
  • Subhav Sinha
  • Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary
  • Shyamanand Jalan
  • Dashrath Manjhi
  • Anand Kumar
  • Anil Kumar
  • H. C. Verma
  • Shilpa Singh
  • Supriya Aiman
  • Pranati Rai Prakash
  • Maṇḍana Miśra
  • Ganesh Dutt
  • Natwarlal