When was the first book made in India?
The history of publishing and printing in Tamil is as interesting and rich as the language itself. The first book dates back to October 20, 1578. On the eventful day, Portuguese missionary Henrique Henriques (also Anrique Anriquez) published ‘Thambiraan Vanakkam’ with paper imported from China.
Which was the first book written in India?
Some experts are of the opinion that Banabhatta’s Sanskrit work Kadambari, penned in the seventh century, was probably the first novel written in an Indian language. Others put Kadambari in an oxymoronic category that is much-contested: the prose poem.
Who wrote the first book on Indian history?
1. Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru. Written by India’s first prime minister when he was in prison (1942-1946), this book traces India’s history starting from the Indus Valley Civilization.
Who is the founder of book?
Johannes Gutenberg invented the book to make putting thoughts on pages easier. He invented the book,while also inventing the printing press.