September 1, 2006 — Alphonso
The 13th Century
- Raja Bhimdev: the earliest known ruler of Bombay.
The 16th Century
- Francis Almeida: the first Portuguese to enter Bombay harbour.
The 17th Century
- Gerald Aungier: the creator of the British town.
The 18th Century
- Rama Kamath: Philanthropist and businessman, perhaps a spy?
- William Hornby: initiated reclamation of central Bombay.
The 19th Century
- Arthur Crawford: the first municipal commissioner.
- John, Lord Elphinstone: the Governor who demolished the fort walls.
- Montstuart Elphinstone: a diplomat and a spy, Governor and a scholar.
- Sir Bartle Frere: Governor and architect of the renewal of Bombay.
- Dr. W. M. Haffkine: discoverer of the plague vaccine.
- Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy: businessman and philanthropist.
- Rudyard Kipling: writer.
- James McKintosh: chief justice and founder of the Asiatic Society.
- Sir Pherozeshah Mehta: lawyer, congressman and politician.
- Dadabhai Naoroji: the “Grand Old Man of India”.
- Mahadev Govind Ranade: judge and reformer.
- Sir Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney: businessman.
- Premchand Roychand: the “cotton king”.
- Sir David Sassoon: trader and philanthropist.
- Sir Gilbert Scott: architect.
- Jagannath Shankar Shett: businessman and entrepreneur.
- Frederick William Stevens: the architect of the Victoria Terminus.
- Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata: businessman and entrepreneur.
The 20th Century
- Claude Batley: architect of the Bombay Central station.
- John Begg: developed the Indo-Saracenic style in architecture.
- Homi J. Bhabha: scientist.
- Madame R. K. Cama: freedom fighter.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
- Sir Cowasji Jehangir: businessman and conservative Parsi.
- Maharishi D. K. Karve: reformer.
- Sir George Lloyd: Governor implicated in a scam.
- K. F. Nariman: lawyer and politician.
- Mary Evans Wadia (Fearless Nadia): film star of the ’40s.
- George Wittet: architect of the Gateway of India.