List of people associated with Allahabad
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- 1 Academics, science, and engineering
- 2 Authors and writers
- 3 Business and philanthropy
- 4 Crime
- 5 Fine arts
- 6 Media
- 7 Military
- 8 Nobel laureates
- 9 Politics and law
- 10 Religion
- 11 Royal and noble ranks
- 12 Sports
- 13 Notes
- 14 References
- 15 See also
Academics, science, and engineering
- Manindra Agrawal : mathematician, engineer
- Ziauddin Ahmad * : mathematician
- Sonali Bandyopadhyay : first woman marine engineer of India
- Amiya Charan Banerjee ^ : mathematician
- John B. Chitamber ^ : educational reformer
- Sorab K. Ghandhi : educational reformer
- Rajesh Gopakumar : Theoretical physicist at HRI, SSB Prize winner.
- Ganganath Jha ^ : scholar, philosopher
- Raj Narain Kapoor : educational reformer
- Chittaranjan Mitra : scientist
- Henri Pequet : pilot of the first official airmail flight
- Zahoor Qasim : marine biologist
- Amitava Raychaudhuri : Theoretical particle physicist at HRI, SSB Prize winner.
- Ashoke Sen : String Theorist, Fellow of the Royal Society, Milner Prize winner, theoretical physicist at HRI 
Authors and writers
- Dr.Prithwi Nath Pandey,Linguist, Critic, Media expert
- Meena Alexander, poet
- Akbar Allahabadi, poet
- Harivansh Rai Bachchan, poet, writer
- Aniruddha Bahal, journalist, novelist
- Dharamvir Bharati, author, poet
- Harisena, poet
- Krishna Prakash Bahadur, writer
- Satish Chandra, writer, historian
- Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, poet
- Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, poet
- Rafiq Husain, writer, poet
- Vibhuti Narain Rai *, novelist
- Sumitranandan Pant, writer, poet
- Allan Sealy, author, writer
- Dhirendra Verma, poet, writer
- Mahadevi Varma, poet
- Ibn-e-Safi, novelist
- Julia Strachey, novelist
- Vikas Swarup, novelist
Business and philanthropy
- Sarala Devi Chaudhurani ^, founder of Bharat Stree Mahamandal
- Jagmal Raja Chauhan ^, contractor, industrialist and philanthropist
- Abhay Bhushan, computer engineer
- Imtiaz Alam Hanfi, banker, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
- Sam Higginbottom ^, philanthropist
- Neeraj Roy, Managing Director and CEO Hungama
- Mason Vaugh ^, philanthropist, educational reformer
- Gopendra Mishra ^, Manager Organic Projects & Agribusiness Division, Sheel Biotech Limited
- Atique Ahmed, criminal-politician, murderer
- Karan Arora : film producer
- Amitabh Bachchan : film actor, recipient of Padma Shri, Knight of the Legion of Honour.
- Vijay Bose : theatre director and actor
- Sulochana Brahaspati : singer
- Vikrant Chaturvedi : voice artist
- Hariprasad Chaurasia : composer, flutist
- [[Dr. Prithwi Nath Pandey : Media-expert
Rakesh Chaurasia]] : flautist
- Sudhir Dar : cartoonist
- Tigmanshu Dhulia : director
- Nikhil Dwivedi : actor
- Jaddanbai : singer, actress
- Janki Bai Allahabad : most famous singer of British India.
- Anshuman Jha : actor
- Nalin Mazumdar : guitarist
- Prachi Mishra : former Femina Miss India Earth
- Shubha Mudgal : singer
- Indrani Mukherjee : actress
- Nargis : actress
- Kinsey Peile : playwrighter, actor
- Deepraj Rana : actor 
- Anubhav Sinha : director
- Tanveer Zaidi : actor
- Girish Bihari, IPS officer
- George Nicolas Channer, recipient of the Victoria Cross
- Syed Ata Hasnain, Lieutenant General in the Indian Army
- Bhopinder Singh, Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
- Rudyard Kipling ^ : author, assistant editor at The Pioneer (Allahabad), Nobel Prize in Literature(1907)
Politics and law
- Jawaharlal Nehru : 1st Prime Minister of India
- Lal Bahadur Shastri : 2nd Prime Minister of India
- Indira Gandhi : 3rd Prime Minister of India
- Rajiv Gandhi : 6th Prime Minister of India
- Gulzarilal Nanda : interim Prime Minister of India
- Vishwanath Pratap Singh : 7th Prime Minister of India
- Chandra Shekhar : 8th Prime Minister of India
- Kamal Aslam, First Asian to Hold 500+ World Records, World Ranked #3 RecordSetter, Motivator, Painter
- Asaf Ali, Governor of Odisha
- Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Minister of Finance
- Rita Bahuguna, mayor of Allahabad
- Vijay Bahuguna, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
- Rajendra Kumari Bajpai, Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry, Union Minister of India
- Shanti Bhushan, 5th Law Minister of India
- B. K. Chaturvedi, cabinet secretary of India, recipient of Padma Bhushan
- Alvin Robert Cornelius *, 4th Chief Justice of Pakistan
- Mohammed Fazal, Governor of Maharashtra
- Feroze Gandhi, politician, journalist
- A. N. D. Haksar *, diplomat
- Murli Manohar Joshi ^*, 1st Minister of Human Resource Development, former Ministry of Science and Technology of India
- V. N. Khare, 33rd Chief Justice of India
- Madan Mohan Malaviya, 25th, 34th and 50th President of the Indian National Congress
- Janeshwar Mishra, politician
- Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Vice President of the BJP
- Kamala Nehru, freedom fighter, First Lady of the Indian National Congress
- Motilal Nehru, 36th and 47th President of the Indian National Congress
- Bishambhar Nath Pande, mayor of Allahabad
- Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, politician, recipient of Bharat Ratna
- Gopal Swarup Pathak ^*, 4th Vice President of India, 4th Governor of Karnataka
- Ferdino Rebello, 42nd Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court
- Girish Chandra Saxena ^, former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
- Krishna Mohan Seth, former Governor of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Tripura
- Anshuman Singh, former Governor of Rajasthan and Gujarat, former Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court
- Cornelia Sorabji ^, first woman advocate of India
- Purushottam Das Tandon, lawyer, freedom fighter
- Saligram Jaiswal, freedom fighter, Former Health Minister U.P.
- Kailas Nath Wanchoo, 10th Chief Justice of India
- Ismail Qureshi al Hashmi : religious scholar
- Samuel H. Kellogg : Presbyterian missionary who played a major role in revising and retranslating the Hindi Bible.
- Kripalu Maharaj : spiritual leader
Royal and noble ranks
- Akbar the Great : Mughal Emperor
- Khusrau Mirza : Prince of the Mughal Empire
- Mirza Nali : Prince of the Mughal Empire
- Hyder Ali, first-class professional bowler
- Nikhil Chopra, first-class professional bowler
- Mohammad Kaif, first-class batsman in Indian Cricket Team
- Shalabh Srivastava, first-class professional bowler
- Jyoti Yadav, first-class batsman in UP Cricket Team
- Ashish Zaidi, first-class professional bowler
- Ashish Kumar, holder of silver and bronze Commonwealth Games medals
- Vivek Mishra, gymnast of Asian and Commonwealth games
- Sign ^ indicates that the individual was not born in Allahabad but s/he either lived or played a significant role in the city.
- Sign * indicates that the individual was not born in Allahabad but s/he studied at Allahabad University or any other educational institute in the city.
- Sign ^* indicates the mixture of the above two statement
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- "Academic Report 2010-2011". Harish-Chandra Research Institute. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
- S. B. Bhattacherje. Encyclopaedia of Indian Events & Dates. p. A-175.
- "Raychaudhuri, Amitava: Institutional History". http://www.slac.stanford.edu/. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
- Pulakkat, Hari (Dec 19, 2013). "How many of us know about Breakthrough Prize winner, Ashoke Sen?". The Economic Times.
- Masih, Archana (October 9, 2012). "Take a tour of Amitabh's home in Allahabad". rediff.com. Retrieved 14 Feb 2014.
- Times "Rudyard Kipling's Allahabad bungalow in shambles". June 8, 2008.
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- S. B. Bhattacherje. Encyclopaedia of Indian Events & Dates. p. A-118.
- Mal Couch, Russell Penney An introduction to classical evangelical hemeneutics 2000 Page 118 "Kellogg taught at the seminary in Allahabad and completed a monumental grammar on the Hindi language in 1875"
- Garg, Chitra (2010). Indian Champions: Profiles of Famous Indian Sportspersons. New Delhi: Rajpal & Sons. ISBN 9788170288527. Retrieved 14 Feb 2014.