Ansuyah Singh

Ansuyah Singh’s was an esteemed doctor, radical activist and author. She helped to instigate progressive change in her society.

Sirdar Ikbal Ali Shah

Sirdar Ikbal Ali Shah was an Afghani-Indian, who attended Edinburgh the late 1910s. He established himself as a writer and diplomat, reporting on international relations.

Finandra Nath Bose

Finandra Nath Bose was an Indian artist whose sculptures can be seen across Scotland. He was the first Indian sculptor to achieve recognition in Britain.

Meher Ardeshir Dadabhai Naoroji

Meher A.D. Naoroji was the first Indian woman to gain a degree from the University of Edinburgh. She worked as doctor in the Bhuj region.

Kadambini Ganguly

Kadambini Ganguly was one of the earliest women physicians from South Asia. Ganguly combined her work as a doctor with social philanthropy and political activities.

Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray was a chemist, an industrialist who established the first Indian research school in chemistry.

Aghorenath Chattopadhyay

Aghorenath Chattopadhyay was the first Indian to secure a Doctor of Science degree. Aghorenath went on to become a prominent educationist and social worker.