|Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan|
• Born : 5th September, 1888 • Died : 17th April, 1975
• Birth Place : Tiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India
- Mastered the classics of Indian Philosophy and specialized in Western Philosophy.
- Worked as Professor of Philosophy in University of Mysore (1918) and University of Calcutta (1921).
- Brought out a philosophic classic and a literary masterpiece 'Indian Philosophy' book in 1923.
- Invited to the Oxford University in England to be part of the special 'Upton Lectures'.
- Was also invited by other Universities like Yale, Howard and Princeton.
- Was Vice Chancellor of Andhra University and Benares Hindu University.
- Was the first envoy of India to Soviet Union.
- Was the Vice President of India from 1952 to 1962.
- Was the President of India from 1962 to 1967.
- Was awarded 'Bharat Ratna' in 1954.