Who was the First Nobel Prize Winner in India?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : July 8th, 2022

The first Indian resident who won the Nobel Prize was Rabindranath Tagore for Literature in 1913. He was one of the prominent literary figures who composed national anthems for India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. He has been awarded Nobel Prize for his work in Geetanjali. Tagore was also known as Gurudev and founded Santiniketan (popularly called Vishwabharti).

In 1901, the Nobel prize was commenced by the Noble Foundation. Nobel Prize is awarded in the memory of Alfred Nobel (a Swedish scientist). It is given to the person who did the greatest work in Chemistry, Peace, Literature, and Physics


Who was the first Nobel Prize Winner in India?

The first Nobel Prize winner in India was Rabindranath Tagore in 1913 for his great contribution to literature. He was the first person in Asia to win the Nobel Prize winner. The Nobel Prize is called Nobel because it is the greatest benefit to mankind.

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