London School of Economics and Politics, famously known as LSE has earned a reputation for being one of the world's top social science universities. Founded in 1895, the school is known for its academic excellence in economics, finance, politics, sociology, anthropology, and law.
LSE has consistently produced some of the world's esteemed personalities like Prime Ministers of countries like Bulgaria, Canada, Finland, Japan, Poland, UK and more. Along with that of numerous presidents, British MPs, and ministers in other departments as well. Many esteemed Indian personalities have also graduated from LSE.
Check out some of the famous LSE alumni from India:
Urjit R. Patel: One famous Indian personality that is in the limelight these days is the next Governor of RBI, Urijit R. Patel. Currently, the Deputy Governor of RBI who will soon become 24th RBI Governor completed his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics. He later went on to do a Master's in Philosophy from Oxford University followed by a Ph.D. from Yale University.
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar: Popularly known as Babasaheb, he received multiple degrees from Columbia University as well as the London School of Economics. He completed his master’s degree from LSE in 1921 and doctorate in 1923. A well-known economist, he is credited as the man who laid down most of the work for the Indian constitution.
K. R. Narayanan: The 10th President of India went o England in 1945 to study BSc Political Science at the LSE. After finishing his studies, he joined Indian Foreign Service on Nehru's request. After working at several other positions, he became the President of India in 1997.
V.K Krishna Menon: Indian Nationalist, known for his tenure as Defense Minister between 1957-1992, V. K Krishna was a truly well-educated man. After doing his B.A. In History and Economics, he went on to study M.A. Psychology at University College, London and M.Sc Political Science from LSE.
Jyotirindra Basu: Another politician, Jyoti Basu(popularly known) served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977-2000. After completing his Bachelor's degree, he went to England to study law and graduated from LSE.
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