List of Marathi people

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This is a list of notable Marathi people.

Rulers and Nobles[edit]

Shivaji, as painted by Raja Ravi Varma.
Statue of Sambhaji at Tulapur
Baji Prabhu Deshpande's statue at Panhala Fort
The Bhosales (Maharashtra)
The Bhosales (Thanjavur-Tamil Nadu)
The Holkars (Indore-Madhya Pradesh)
The Shinde/Scindia (Gwalior-Madhya Pradesh)
The Ruler of Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh)
The Gaekwad (Baroda-Gujarat)
The Peshwe

Historic Warriors[edit]

During 17th century and Shivaji's reign
Mahadaji Shinde restored the Maratha domination on northern India
During 18th century and Peshwa rule

Indian Independence Movement[edit]

Leaders of 1857 War of Independence
Revolutionaries
Others

Reformers and Social Activists[edit]

Gandhian activist Anna Hazare

Defence leaders[edit]

Army
Navy
Air Force

Religion and spirituality[edit]

Dnyaneshwar is the author of Dnyaneshwari and Amrutanubhav, both considered to be milestones in Marathi literature.

Politics[edit]

Mohan Bhagwat - The current Sarsanghchalak ("chief") of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)
Bal Thackeray is the founder of Shiv Sena.

Bureaucrats & Diplomats[edit]

Leo Varadkar- Irish Fine Gael politician and the current Taoiseach
Yashwant Narayan Suktha nkar was the second Cabinet Secretary of India.

Jurists and lawyers[edit]

Business & Industries[edit]

Baba Kalyani was chairman and managing director of Bharat Forge.

Economists[edit]

Academics[edit]

Sciences[edit]

Dr. Anandi Gopal Joshi, first Indian lady doctor.
Astrophysicists Jayant Narlikar

Chemistry[edit]

Earth Sciences[edit]

Engineering and technology[edit]

Mathematics and Statistics[edit]

Medicine and surgery[edit]

The tomb of Dwarkanath Kotnis in Shijiazhuang Hebei, China.

Physics[edit]

Industrial Design[edit]

Arts[edit]

Cinema and theatre[edit]

Dadasaheb Phalke, often credited as "the father of Indian cinema", made India's first full-length feature Raja Harishchandra

Rajinikanth -Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
Nana Patekar
Actors
Actresses
Ashutosh Gowariker, directed Lagaan (nominated for Oscars, has bagged 5 filmfare, 7 international awards)[29][30]
Directors
Models and beauty pageant winners

Literature[edit]

Playwright Vijay Tendulkar

Columnists and Journalists[edit]

Historians[edit]

Other applied arts[edit]

Music[edit]

Indian classical musicians[edit]

Modern musicians[edit]

Singers[edit]

Sports[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Others[edit]

Outside Maharashtra[edit]

Thanjavur Marathis
Uttarkhand Marathis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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