Famous Personalities : Goa Directory


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.

Musicians :

  1. The nightingale of India - Lata Mangeshkar and her sister Asha Bhosale.
  2. Goan pop star and Bollywood playback singer - Remo Fernandes.
  3. Popular Indian classical singer - Kishori Amonkar

Sports :

  1. International tennis player - Leander Paes
  2. Indian footballer and Arjuna awardee - Bruno Coutinho.
  3. Cricketer - Dilip Sardesai.

Politics :

  1. Prominent politician and former central minister - Eduardo Faleiro.
  2. Freedom-fighter as well as former mayor of Bombay - Dr. Simon C. Fernandes.
  3. Member in the first Cabinet of Tony Blair - Keith Vaz.

Science :

  1. Writer of the first major book on Indian drugs and remedies - Garcia de Orta.
  2. Nuclear scientist and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission - Anil Kakodkar.
  3. Head of the prestigious Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Raghunath Mashelkar.

Business :

  1. One of the Vice Presidents of Citicorp, USA - Victor J Menezes .
  2. Alternate executive director for India on the boards of the IMF and World Bank. - Peter Joseph Joaquim Pinto.

Police :

  1. Chief of police in Mumbai, and of Punjab, Ambassador to Romania - Julio Francis Ribeiro.
  2. Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, India - Caejetan Joseph Vincent Miranda.
  3. Former Director CBI - John Lobo.

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