List of Honours and awards of Dr Shashi Tharoor
List of awards, Shashi Tharoor, awards received by Shashi Tharoor, Zakir Hussain Memorial, Pride of India Award, Inspiration of the Year Award at GQ's Man of the Year Awards, Hakim Khan Sur Award for National Integration Maharana of Udaipur, Sarva Deshiya Prathibha Award, Pazhassiraja Charitable Trust, Kozhikode, New Age Politician of the Year" Award at NDTV s Indian of the Year awards, Fifth IILM Distinguished Global Thinker Award New Delhi, Digital person of the year, Indian Digital Media Awards (IDMA), for popularising the digital medium in India, Spain Order of Charles III Award,
- 1976 – Rajika Kripalani Young Journalist Award for the Best Indian Journalist under 30.
- 1990 – Federation of Indian Publishers' Hindustan Times Literary Award for the Best Book of the Year for The Great Indian Novel.
- 1991 – Commonwealth Writers' Prize for the Best Book of the Year in the Eurasian Region, for The Great Indian Novel
- 1998 – Excelsior Award for excellence in literature, Association of Indians in America (AIA) and the Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP).
- 1998 – Global Leader of Tomorrow, World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
- 2004 – Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, India's highest honour for non-resident Indians (accepted 2007)
- 2009 – Zakir Hussain Memorial "Pride of India" Award.
- 2009 – Inspiration of the Year Award at GQ's Man of the Year Awards.
- 2009 – Hakim Khan Sur Award for National Integration, Maharana of Udaipur.
- 2010 – Sarva Deshiya Prathibha Award, Pazhassiraja Charitable Trust, Kozhikode.
- 2010 – "New Age Politician of the Year" Award, at NDTV's Indian of the Year awards.
- 2010 – Fifth IILM Distinguished Global Thinker Award, New Delhi.
- 2010 – Digital person of the year, Indian Digital Media Awards (IDMA), for popularising the digital medium in India.
- 2012 – Spain: Order of Charles III - Sash of Collar SVG Commander of the Order of Charles III by King of Spain
- 2013 – First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular and Peace Award at Thiruvananthapuram.
- 2013 – PETA's "Person of the Year".
- 208 – Crossword Lifetime Achievement Award.
- 2019 – Sahitya Akademi Award for his book, An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India.
- Honorary Doctor of Letters in International Affairs from University of Puget Sound
- Doctor Honoris Causa in history from the University of Bucharest.