1. First person to awarded bharat ratna was Sir Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975)
2. Second person to awarded bharat ratna was Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari (1878-1972)
3. From 2009 to 2012, there were no winners.
4. In 2014 Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar become 1st Sport person to be Awarded Bharat ratna.
5. The latest person to Awarded is Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2015.