University Of Calcutta

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Calcutta. The list includes people like Subhas Chandra Bose, Swami Vivekananda, Rabindranath Tagore, Pranab Mukherjee & Amartya Sen. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, writers, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics and musicians etc.

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 1 Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose
44
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the Indian National Congress (1938-39)
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18, 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore
34
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941

 3 Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee
6
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 13th President of India (2012-2017)
Birthdate: December 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mirity, West Bengal, India
Died: August 31, 2020

 4 Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: July 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen
2
Famous As: Economist & Philosopher
Birthdate: November 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shantiniketan, West Bengal, India

 6 Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: September 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 7 Rajendra Prasad

Rajendra Prasad
4
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of India (1950-62)
Birthdate: December 3, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Siwan, Bihar, India
Died: February 28, 1963
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 8 Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Indian footballer who plays as a forward and captain of the India national team.
Birthdate: August 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Secunderabad, Telangana, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda
71
Famous As: Hindu Monk
Birthdate: January 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: July 4, 1902
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
4
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Statistician
Birthdate: June 29, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: June 28, 1972

 11 Soumitra Chatterjee

Soumitra Chatterjee
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Krishnanagar, Bengal Presidency, British India

 12 Mahasweta Devi

Mahasweta Devi
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Educator, Short story writer
Birthdate: January 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: July 28, 2016

 13 Mircea Eliade

Mircea Eliade
3
Famous As: Historian of Religion
Birthdate: March 13, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: April 22, 1986

 14 Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee
9
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Calcutta, West Bengal, India

 15 Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 26, 1838
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Naihati, Kolkata
Died: April 8, 1894

 16 Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
6
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Debanandapur, Bandel, India
Died: January 16, 1938

 17 Jyoti Basu

Jyoti Basu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian politician
Birthdate: July 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: January 17, 2010

 18 Raima Sen

Raima Sen
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 Roopa Ganguly

Roopa Ganguly
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 20 S.D. Burman

S.D. Burman
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 1, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Comilla
Died: October 31, 1975

 21 Ram Manohar Lohia

Ram Manohar Lohia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Akbarpur, India
Died: October 12, 1967

 22 Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: June 16, 1944

 23 Asima Chatterjee

Asima Chatterjee
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: September 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: November 22, 2006

 24 Meghnad Saha

Meghnad Saha
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astrophysicist
Birthdate: October 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaliakair Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: February 16, 1956

 25 Rimi Sen

Rimi Sen
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Mohammad Hamid Ansari
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: April 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kolkata

 27 Uttam Kumar

Uttam Kumar
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: July 24, 1980
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 Pritam Chakraborty

Pritam Chakraborty
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: June 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Jagjivan Ram

Jagjivan Ram
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian politician
Birthdate: April 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chandwa, India
Died: July 6, 1986

 30 Arundhati Bhattacharya

Arundhati Bhattacharya
1
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: March 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 31 Fatima Jinnah

Fatima Jinnah
5
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Birthdate: July 31, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: July 8, 1967

 32 Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik Ghatak
1
Famous As: Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Composer, Writer
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: February 6, 1976

 33 Surendranath Banerjee

Surendranath Banerjee
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 10, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: August 6, 1925

 34 Mimi Chakraborty

Mimi Chakraborty
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 35 M. J. Akbar

M. J. Akbar
1
Famous As: Minister of External Affairs of India
Birthdate: January 11, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 36 Manna Dey

Manna Dey
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Autobiographer, Composer
Birthdate: May 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: October 24, 2013

 37 Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Hrishikesh Mukherjee
1
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film editor
Birthdate: September 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 27, 2006

 38 Rituparna Sengupta

Rituparna Sengupta
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Calcutta, West Bengal, India

 39 Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy
3
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: July 12, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: January 8, 1966

 40 Mrinal Sen

Mrinal Sen
1
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: May 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Faridpur, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: December 30, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay

Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: September 12, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: West Bengal
Died: November 1, 1950

 42 Prosenjit Chatterjee

Prosenjit Chatterjee
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Amar Singh

Amar Singh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha (1996-2014)
Birthdate: February 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: August 1, 2020

 44 Jeet Gannguli

Jeet Gannguli
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Music Composer
Birthdate: May 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

 45 Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee
0
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ajmer, India
Died: June 4, 2020

 46 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
1
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: February 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ballygunge, Kolkata, India

 47 Paoli Dam

Paoli Dam
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 48 Rupam Islam

Rupam Islam
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolkata

 49 Salil Chowdhury

Salil Chowdhury
0
Famous As: Songwriter, Music Director
Birthdate: November 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Bengal, India
Died: September 5, 1995

 50 Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda
3
Famous As: Guru
Birthdate: January 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7, 1952