Bharat Ratna Award Winners

  1. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan – 1954
  2. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari – 1954
  3. C. V. Raman – 1954
  4. Bhagwan Das – 1955
  5. Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya – 1955
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru – 1955
  7. Govind Ballabh Pant – 1957
  8. Dhondo Keshav Karve – 1958
  9. B. C. Roy – 1961
  10. Purushottam Das Tandon – 1961
  11. Rajendra Prasad – 1962
  12. Zakir Hussain – 1963
  13. Pandurang Vaman Kane – 1963
  14. Lal Bahadur Shastri – 1966
  15. Indira Gandhi – 1971
  16. V. V. Giri – 1975
  17. K. Kamaraj – 1976
  18. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu (Mother Teresa) – 1980
  19. Acharya Vinoba Bhave – 1983
  20. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan – 1987
  21. M. G. Ramachandran – 1988
  22. B. R. Ambedkar – 1990
  23. Nelson Mandela – 1990
  24. Rajiv Gandhi – 1991
  25. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 1991
  26. Morarji Desai – 1991
  27. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad – 1992
  28. J. R. D. Tata – 1992
  29. Satyajit Ray – 1992
  30. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam – 1997
  31. Gulzarilal Nanda – 1997
  32. Aruna Asaf Ali – 1997
  33. M. S. Subbulakshmi – 1998
  34. Chidambaram Subramaniam – 1998
  35. Jayaprakash Narayan – 1998
  36. Ravi Shankar – 1999
  37. Amartya Sen – 1999
  38. Gopinath Bordoloi -1999
  39. Lata Mangeshkar – 2001
  40. Ustad Bismillah Khan – 2001
  41. Pt. Bhimsen Joshi – 2008

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  1. Yes it is possible. Apart from Bharat Ratna in 1990, Mr. Mandela also received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Order of Canada, he was the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen. The last reciprocent of the Soviet Union's Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union, and in 1992 received Pakistan's Nishan-e-Pakistan. In 1992 he was awarded the Atatürk Peace Award by Turkey. He refused the award, citing human rights violations committed by Turkey at the time, but later accepted the award in 1999. Elizabeth II awarded him the Bailiff Grand Cross of the Order of St. John and the Order of Merit.

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