1917 - 2008
British science fiction writer and inventor, and futurist. He is famous for his short stories and novels, including 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious World.
1889 - 1964
The first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state; a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic.