Few notable people from Begusarai:
- Ramdhari singh Dinkar :- He was a Hindi poet, essayist, patriot and academic and earned the sobriquet “National poet of India”. He received awards from Kashi Nagri Pracharini Sabha, Uttar Pradesh Government and also an award by the Government of India for his epic-poem Kurukshetra. He was also a recipient of Padma Bhushan in 1959 by the Government of India. He was awarded the LLD degree by Bhagalpur University.
- Ram Sharan Sharma :-He was an eminent historian and academic of Ancient and early Medieval India. He taught at Patna University and Delhi University (1973–85) and was visiting faculty at University of Toronto (1965-1966). He also was a senior fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was a University Grants Commission National Fellow (1958–81) and the President of Indian History Congress in 1975.
- Balmiki Prasad Singh :- He was the 14th Governor of Sikkim, India. He is a scholar, thinker and Public servant and has written several books and articles. minister in the Krishna Singh cabinet.
- Radha Krishna Choudhary :- Professor Radha Krishna Choudhary (15 February 1921 – 15 March 1985) was a historian, thinker and writer of Bihar. He has contributed to the historical and archaeological studies of Bihar as well as to Maithili literature.