List of people from Assam

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This is a list of people from Assam, India.

Administrators, diplomats and justices[edit]

  • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, 5th president of India; first Assamese president of India
  • Devakanta Barua, first Assamese to be the president of Indian National Congress
  • Ananda Ram Baruah, first Indian district magistrate in India; first person to qualify for the civil services (ICS) from Assam and sixth from India; first graduate from Assam; Sanskrit scholar
  • Gopinath Bordoloi, Prime Minister of Assam before independence;Chief Minister after independence; politician; writer; first Bharat Ratna awardee from Assam
  • Harishankar Brahma, first election commissioner of India from Assam and the second from North-East India
  • Ranjan Gogoi, judge of the Supreme Court of India
  • Baharul Islam, judge of the Supreme Court of India
  • Bishnuram Medhi, Governor of Madras State from January 1958 to May 1964; first Assamese governor of an Indian state

Freedom fighters[edit]

Academicians and scholars[edit]

Actors and actresses[edit]

Film directors[edit]

Activists[edit]

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Music[edit]

Literature[edit]

Poets[edit]

Historical figures[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Religious leaders[edit]

Sports[edit]

Naturalists[edit]

Others[edit]

See also[edit]

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