List of Telugu people

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Rulers[edit]

Presidents and Prime Ministers[edit]

Indian presidents[edit]

Indian Prime Ministers[edit]

Chief Ministers[edit]

K.C.Reddy -First chief Minister of Mysore state

Governors[edit]

Dynasties[edit]

Poets[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Musicians and composers[edit]

Religious leaders and philosophers[edit]

  • Vallabha Acharya - One of the prominent Bhakthi movement leaders
  • Acharya Nagarjuna - Buddhist Philosopher and Alchemist
  • Yogi Vemana- Poet and philosopher
  • Pothuluri Veerabrahmam-A well-known saint and astrologer in the 17th century
  • U. G. Krishnamurti - World-famous 20th century Philosopher
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti - 20th century spiritual teacher and philosopher
  • Sringeri Shankaracharya
  • Nimbarka - One of the four principal Vaishnav acharyas of India.
  • Vishnuswami - One of the four principal Vaishnav acharyas of India.
  • Vallabha - Another major Vaishnav acharya.
  • Satya Sai Baba - An internationally renowned Spiritual Master, based in Puttaparti
  • Sadasiva Brahmendra - A Bhakthi Poet
  • Bhakta Potana - A realised Soul and a Bhakthi poet who translated Bhagavatam to Telugu
  • Kancherla Gopanna - Also popularly known as Ramadasu
  • Annamacharya - A great devotee of Tirumala Lord Venkateshwara who has written 40000 songs and composed them.
  • Tyagaraja - A great devotee of Lord SriRama who is excelled in carnatic music and have written and composed some 30000 songs majorly on Sri Rama. He is born of a Telugu family, and brought up in present Tamil Nadu.
  • Syama Sastri- He is the oldest among the Trinity of Carnatic music, Tyagaraja and Muthuswami Dikshitar being the other two. All his compositions are in Telugu. He is born of a Telugu family, and brought up in present Tamil Nadu.
  • Sadhguru - Mystic and Yogi. Founder of Isha Yoga , a non profit organization. Born in Mysore to a Telugu-speaking family .[12]

Freedom fighters[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Economists and Policy makers[edit]

Writers[edit]

Artists[edit]

Academics[edit]

Award winners[edit]

Bharat Ratna

Padma Vibhushan

Padmabhushan

Jnanpith Award[edit]

Sahitya Akademi Award[edit]

Dada Saheb Phalke award[edit]

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Arjuna Award

Politicians[edit]

French Yanam[edit]

Modern writers[edit]

Business[edit]

Sports[edit]

Movies[edit]

Bandits[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/amp/current-affairs/110116/telugu-tamil-divide-over-naicker-fete.html
  2. ^ http://www.worldteluguconference.com/en/telugucommunity-srilanka.html
  3. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/society/the-last-king-of-kandy/article17675774.ece/amp/
  4. ^ http://www.iiemt.org/Motivational%20Articles%20-%20Dr.%20SarvePalli%20Radhakrishnan.html
  5. ^ https://www.entranceindia.com/people-india/shri-neelam-sanjiva-reddy/
  6. ^ http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=174554
  7. ^ https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/news-ians/venkaiah-naidu-to-be-third-telugu-to-become-vice-president-117071701527_1.html
  8. ^ http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Telangana/2015-06-28/Remembering-son-of-soil/159961/amp
  9. ^ http://zeenews.india.com/india/m-karunanidhi-the-journey-from-dakshinamurthy-to-kalaignar-2131162.html
  10. ^ https://www.news18.com/blogs/politics/vvp-sharma/after-series-of-outsider-chief-ministers-sasikala-to-be-first-tamil-cm-after-29-years-14329-1345645.html
  11. ^ https://m.hindustantimes.com/india/tamil-pride-what-s-that/story-ohWnEClFyFeYwjAzxax57L.html
  12. ^ https://isha.sadhguru.org/us/en/wisdom/sadhguru-spot/telugu-tamil-telugu
  13. ^ https://indianexpress.com/article/elections-2016/india/india-news-india/captain-vijayakanth-tamil-nadu-election-2779776/
  14. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-tamil-nadu-assembly-elections-2016-all-you-needed-to-know-about-dmdk-s-vijayakanth-2193078
  15. ^ http://zeenews.india.com/home/in-vaiko-land-fight-is-also-about-prices-caste-the-indian-express_530684.html
  16. ^ https://m.timesofindia.com/Shooting-from-the-lip/amp_articleshow/17266904.cms
  17. ^ https://www.ndtv.com/education/puducherry-health-minister-warns-private-colleges-on-pg-admission-issue-1694887

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