A new series of reference books from India's favorite quizmaster, Derek O'Brien, the Derek Introduces series provides intelligent, relevant information on topics that every student needs to know. In 100 Iconic Indians, read about a hundred great people who changed the history of our nation. The story of India is also the story of the extraordinary men and women who helped build this remarkable country. In this book, Derek O' Brien picks a hundred iconic Indians from among them and introduces them to a new generation of readers. From Chanakya to Mahatma Gandhi, Sachin Tendulkar to Narayana Murthy, 100 Iconic Indians contains succinct biographies along with interesting anecdotes, 'Good to Know' facts and fun quizzes on each personality. Divided into easy-to-refer sections such as Politics, Sports, Entertainment, Language and Literature, Art and Culture, History and General, these remarkable stories are brought alive in a clear, concise and immensely readable style by one of the country's best known reference book writers.