Learn About The Eminent People from Goa
Goa is not only about sand, sun and sea. The tiny state has also produced many famous personalities. Find here the list of a few famous and notable people from Goa, who have contributed their bit to the various fields like music or science and so on.
- The nightingale of India - Lata Mangeshkar and her sister Asha Bhosale.
- Goan pop star and Bollywood playback singer - Remo Fernandes.
- Popular Indian classical singer - Kishori Amonkar
- International tennis player - Leander Paes
- Indian footballer and Arjuna awardee - Bruno Coutinho.
- Cricketer - Dilip Sardesai.
- Prominent politician and former central minister - Eduardo Faleiro.
- Freedom-fighter as well as former mayor of Bombay - Dr. Simon C. Fernandes.
- Member in the first Cabinet of Tony Blair - Keith Vaz.
- Writer of the first major book on Indian drugs and remedies - Garcia de Orta.
- Nuclear scientist and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission - Anil Kakodkar.
- Head of the prestigious Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Raghunath Mashelkar.
- One of the Vice Presidents of Citicorp, USA - Victor J Menezes .
- Alternate executive director for India on the boards of the IMF and World Bank. - Peter Joseph Joaquim Pinto.
- Chief of police in Mumbai, and of Punjab, Ambassador to Romania - Julio Francis Ribeiro.
- Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, India - Caejetan Joseph Vincent Miranda.
- Former Director CBI - John Lobo.
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