Kunwar Singh (1777 – 26 April 1858) belonged to a royal Ujjainiya Rajput house of Jagdispur, which is currently a part of Bhojpur district, Bihar, India. During the Indian Rebellion of 1857 he led soldiers against the troops of the British East India Company. He was the chief organizer of the fight against the British in Bihar.
Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962. He was an Indian political leader, and lawyer by training, (Prasad joined the Indian National Congress during the Indian Independence Movement and became a major leader from the region of Bihar).
Ramdhari Singh "Dinkar" (23 September 1908 – 24 April 1974) was an Indian Hindi poet, essayist, patriot and academic, who is considered as one of the most important modern Hindi poets. He remerged as a poet of rebellion as a consequence of his nationalist poetry written in the days before Indian independence.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and essayist, journalist and critic, whose work is characterised by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Bindeshwar Pathak is an Indian sociologist. He is the founder of Sulabh International, an India-based social service organization which works to promote human rights, environmental sanitation, non-conventional sources of energy, waste management and social reforms through education.
Sharda Sinha is a Maithili folk-singer from Begusarai, Bihar, India. She was born in Hulas, Raghopur, Supaul district in Mithila region of Bihar. She is the most celebrated and renowned singer of Bihar who sings in Maithili and other languages like Bhojpuri and Magahi. She is known for her maithili version of the Chhath Puja themed song "Ho dinanath". She got civilian award Padma Bhushan on the eve of Republic Day, 2018.
Manoj Bajpayee (born 23 April 1969), also credited as Manoj Bajpai, is an Indian film actor who predominantly works in Hindi cinema and has also done Telugu and Tamil language films. He is the recipient of two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2019, he was given India's fourth highest civilian honor Padma Shri for his contributions to art.
Agarwal was born and brought up in Patna, India. His father Dwarka Prasad Agarwal had a small aluminium conductor business. He studied at Miller High School, Patna and decided to join his father's business, making aluminium conductors, instead of going to university. At 19, he left Patna for Mumbai (then Bombay) to explore career opportunities.
Pankaj Tripathi is an Indian actor who appears predominantly in Hindi films. Famous for his natural acting, he debuted in 2004 with a minor role in Run and Omkara and has since worked in more than 40 films and 60 television shows.Tripathi was born in Belsand, a town in Gopalganj district, in the Indian State of Bihar, to Pandit Banaras Tripathi and Hemwanti Devi.