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BHAGAT SINGH-Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • Bhagat Singh was born into a [at Sandhu family to Sardar Kishan Singh Sandhu and Vidyavati in the Khatkar Kalan village near Banga in the Lyallpur district of Punjab. He came from a patriotic Sikh family, some of whom had participated in......More

ANNIE BESANT -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • ANNIE BESANT -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Annie Besant,    the daughter of William Wood and Emily Morris, was born in 1847 at Clapham, London. Annie's father, who was a doctor, died when she was only five years old.......More

ARUNA ASAF ALI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • ARUNA ASAF ALI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Aruna Asaf Ali played a leading role during Quit India I Movement; elected as Delhi's first Mayor; awarded the Lenin Prize for peace in 1975 and the Jawahar Lal Nehru award for......More

AUROBINDO GHOSH -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • AUROBINDO GHOSH -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Sri Aurobindo was born of 15th August, 1872 in Calcutta. In 1879, at the age of seven, he was sent to England for education where he lived for fourteen years. He joined St. Paul’s......More

ASHFAQULLA KHAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • ASHFAQULLA KHAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Ashfaqulla Khan was born on 22nd of October 1900 to Shafiqulla Khan in Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Ashfaq was in school when Mahatma Gandhi called the Non co-operation movement. A movement......More

BAGHA JATIN MUKHERJEE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BAGHA JATIN MUKHERJEE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Bagha Jatin Mukherjee (1879-1915) revolutionary activist. Bagha Jatin's real name was Jatindra Nath Mukherjee. He hailed. It is said that he came to be called 'Bagha Jatin'......More

BAL GANGADHAR TILAK -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BAL GANGADHAR TILAK -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Bal Gangadhar Tilak, born July 22, 1856, was universally recognized as the Father of Indian Unrest. He was one of the prime architects of modern India and heralded Asian nationalism. His......More

BANKIM CHANDRA CHATTERJEE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BANKIM CHANDRA CHATTERJEE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Bankim                 Chandra Chatterjee, born on June 26, 1838, was educated at the Hoogly College and......More

BEGUM HAZRAT MAHAL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BEGUM HAZRAT MAHAL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Hazrat Mahal was a queen of the deposed Wajid Ali Shah. After the Indian victory at Chinhut on July 30, 1857, when Oudh's forces captured Lucknow, the royal insignia was borne with......More

BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14th April, 1891. He was born in Central India as the fourteenth child to parents who belonged to the very lowest caste of Hindu society who are known......More

BHULABHAI DESAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BHULABHAI DESAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Bhulabhai Desai, a lawyer politician, was born on October 13, 1877 in Valsad, Gujarat. Being the only child of his parents, Bhulabhai was pampered a great deal. Initially Bhulabhai was......More

BIDHAN CHANDRA ROY -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BIDHAN CHANDRA ROY -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Bidhan Chandra Roy was born on July 1, 1882, at Bankipore in Patna, Bihar. His father Prakash Chandra was an Excise Inspector. Bidhan was the youngest of five children and was greatly......More

BIPIN CHANDRA PAL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • BIPIN CHANDRA PAL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Born on November 7, 1858, in a village in Sylhet (now Banglagdesh), of well-to-do parents, Pal had to cut short his education at the Intermediate stage. He came under the influence of......More

CHITTARANJAN DAS -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • CHITTARANJAN DAS -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Chittranjan Das was born on November 5, 1870 in Calcutta. Das descended from a family of 'vaidyas' or physicians. His father, Bhuben Mohan Das, was a lawyer and journalist. His......More

C. RAJAGOPALACHARI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • C. RAJAGOPALACHARI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Popularly known as 'Rajaji,' C. Rajagopalachari, the first Indian Governor General of India, was an ardent patriot, a pioneering social reformer, incisive thinker, profound scholar......More

CHANDRASHEKHAR AZAD -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • CHANDRASHEKHAR AZAD -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Chandrashekhar Azad was born on July 23,1906 in Badarka (Unnao) in V.P. Earlier he was Chandrasekhar Tiwari, but after a court incident he became famous as Azad. Chandrasekhar Azad's......More

DADABHAI NAOROJI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • DADABHAI NAOROJI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Dadabhai Naoroji helped lay the foundation of India's contemporary freedom struggle. At a time when the East India Company had systematically dismantled the nationalistic cooperation......More

DINESH CHANDRA GUPTA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • DINESH CHANDRA GUPTA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Dinesh Gupta was born on 6 December 1911 in the village of Josholong in Munshiganj District, now in Bangladesh. While studying in Dhaka College, Dinesh joined Bengal Volunteers - a group......More

GOVIND BALLABH PANT -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • GOVIND BALLABH PANT -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Govind Ballabh Pant was born on August 30, 1887 in Shyahi Devi hills in Almora district of Uttarakhand. His mother's name was Govindi. His father, Manorath Pant, was constantly on the......More

GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Gokhale was born on May 9, 1886. Supported by his elder brother and sister-in-law, Gokhale managed an education at Rajaram High School in Kolhapur. Due to his respect for his brother......More

GOPINATH BORDOLOI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • GOPINATH BORDOLOI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography The first chief minister of Assam, Gopinath Bordoloi (1890-1950), was an eminent Indian freedom fighter. He was an avid supporter of Gandhiji and non-violence. He was most instrumental......More

HAKIM AJMAL KHAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • HAKIM AJMAL KHAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Hakim Ajmal Khan was a noted Indian freedom fighter, renowned physician and educationalist. He was the founder of the Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi. Hakim Ajmal Khan was born in 1863 in......More

HASRAT MOHANI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • HASRAT MOHANI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Maulana Hasrat Mohani (real name Syed Fazl ul Hasan) was born at a place called Mohan in U.P in 1875. He was a romantic poet of Urdu, parliamentarian and a courageous freedom fighter of the......More

JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and one of the strongest leaders of the independence movement. Through his leadership, independent India went on to become one of the more......More

JAYAPRAKASH NARAYAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • JAYAPRAKASH NARAYAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Jayaprakash Narayan was a freedom fighter and political leader. Popularly called JP, Narayan played a pivotal role in the Quit India movement and earned a lot of fame and respect for......More

J.B. KRIPALANI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • J.B. KRIPALANI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Patriot and intellectual, Acharya Kripalani was a Gandhian all his life and a critic of the establishment. Born in 1888 in an upper class family in Hyderabad, he had his education in......More

K. KAMARAJ -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • K. KAMARAJ -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Kamraj was born on July 15, 1903, in a family of traders at Virudunagar. His real name was Kamakshi Kumaraswamy Nadar but was affectionately shortened to Raja by his mother, Sivakami Ammal. His......More

KARTAR SINGH SARABHA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • KARTAR SINGH SARABHA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Revolutionary Kartar Singh, was only twenty years old when he sacrificed himself on the altar of goddess of freedom. There was only one aim of his life, only one desire, only one hope......More

KHAN ABDUL GAFFAR KHAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • KHAN ABDUL GAFFAR KHAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, more than anything else, was a man of God who believed in service to the humanity as service to God. He was, in his view, a true Khudai Khidmatgar, Servant of......More

KHUDIRAM BOSE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • KHUDIRAM BOSE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Khudiram Bose was an Indian freedom fighter, one of the youngest revolutionaries early in the Indian independence movement. Bose was born on 3rd December 1889 in the village Bahuvaini in......More

LALA HARDAYAL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • LALA HARDAYAL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Lala Har Dayal, a well known revolutionary nationalist founder of the Ghadar Movement and a thinker and scholar, was born on 14th October, 1884 in Delhi. His father Gauri Dayal Mathur was a......More

LALA LAJPAT RAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • LALA LAJPAT RAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Lala Lajpat Rai was born in 1865 into an Aggarwal family. His birth took place at his maternal grand-parents' home in a village called Dhudike in Ferozpur District while his mother was......More

LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on 2nd October. 1905 in Prayag. His father Sharada Prasad, a school teacher at the local school, passed away when Lal Bahadur was barely a year and a half.......More

LAXMAN NAYAK -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • LAXMAN NAYAK -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Laxman Nayak, a folk- hero of Orissa and a cult- figure among its tribal’s, was born on 22nd November, 1899 in Tentuliguma village of Koraput district and his father padlam Nayak was a......More

MADAM KAMA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MADAM KAMA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Madam Bhikaji Cama was born to a wealthy Parsi family on September 24, 1861. Her father Sorabji Framji Patel was a well known merchant. From the very beginning, she was rebellious by nature. She......More

MADAN LAL DHINGRA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MADAN LAL DHINGRA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Madan Lal Dhingra was a revolutionary studying in England, where he murdered Sir Curzon Wylie, a British MP, which is hailed as one of the first acts of revolution in the Indian......More

MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Madan Mohan Malaviya was among the great patriots of the nation. He was the man of multiple personalities. He was an educationist with a vision, a dedicated journalist and an active......More

MAHADEV DESAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MAHADEV DESAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Gandhiji made many men and they in their turn made the Mahatma what he was. One of these was Mahadev Desai who worked as Gandhiji's secretary for 25 years with unmatched devotion and......More

MAHADEV GOVIND RANADE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MAHADEV GOVIND RANADE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Ranade was born on January 16, 1842. At the age of six, Ranade was sent to a Marathi school in Kolhapur, and in 1851, when he was nine, he was transferred to an English school. Ranade......More

MAHAVIR TYAGI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MAHAVIR TYAGI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Born in 1899, Mahavir Tyagi was an Indian freedom fighter and famous parliamentarian from the state of Uttar Pradesh. Tyagi was educated in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He joined the British Indian......More

MANGAL PANDEY -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MANGAL PANDEY -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Mangal Pande July 19, 1827-8 April 1857), also known as Shaheed Mangal Pandey, was a sepoy (soldier) in the 34th Regiment of the Bengal Native Infantry. (BNI) of the British East India......More

MANILAL GANDHI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MANILAL GANDHI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Manilal was second of Gandhiji' s four sons. He was born in Porbandar after Gandhiji returned from his educational tour of England, on October 28, 1892, and came to South Africa as a young......More

MASTER TARA SINGH -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MASTER TARA SINGH -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Master Tara Singh, a veteran Akali leader and freedom fighter, was a prominent figure in Sikh politics for more than forty years, was born on 24th June, 1885 in village Haryal, Tehsil......More

MAULANA AZAD -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MAULANA AZAD -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was born in the year 1888 in Mecca. His forefather's came from Herat (a city in Afghanistan) in Babar's days. Azad was a descendent of a lineage of learned Muslim......More

MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND GANDHI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND GANDHI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or more respectfully known as the Mahatma, the father of the Indian nation was born in the town of Porbander in Gujarat on 2 October, 1869. He had his......More

MORARJI DESAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MORARJI DESAI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Morarji Desai was born on February 29, 1896 in Bhadeli village, now in the Bulsar district of Gujarat. His father was a school teacher and a strict disciplinarian. From his childhood, young......More

MOTILAL NEHRU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • MOTILAL NEHRU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Father of the most powerful political leader i.e. Jawaharlal Nehru, Motilal Nehru was born on May 6, in the year 1861 in Delhi in a Kashmiri Brahmin family and was son of Gangadhar and......More

PURSHOTTAM DAS TANDON -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • PURSHOTTAM DAS TANDON -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Born on August 1, 1882, Tandon had his education in Lahore. He entered the legal profession in 1906. He joined the Congress in 1899 even as a student. He was associated with the......More

RAJENDRA PRASAD -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • RAJENDRA PRASAD -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Dr. Rajendra Prasad, son of Mahadev Sahai, was born in Zeradei village in Bihar on December 3, 1884. Being the youngest in a large joint family he was greatly loved and-was strongly attached......More

RAJKUMARI AMRIT KAUR -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • RAJKUMARI AMRIT KAUR -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Rajkumari Amrit Kaur was born on February 2,1889 in Lucknow. She was the daughter of Raja- Harnam Singh of the Kapurthala royal family. She received her higher education in......More

RAM MANOHAR LOHIA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • RAM MANOHAR LOHIA -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Ram Manohar Lohia was born on March 23, 1910 in a village named Akbarpur in the District of Faizabad. Ram's father, Hira Lal, was a nationalist by spirit and a teacher by profession.......More

RASH BEHARI BOSE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • RASH BEHARI BOSE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Rash Behari was born on May 25,1886, in Palara-Bighati (Hoogly) village. His mother passed away in 1889 when Rash Behari was still a baby. He was brought up thereafter by his ma ternal a un......More

RAMPRASAD BISMIL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • RAMPRASAD BISMIL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Born in 1899, Ramprasad Bismil was one of the great Indian freedom fighters. He was also a great poet and has written several inspiring verses. He was prosecuted by the British Government in......More

SAROJINI NAIDU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SAROJINI NAIDU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Sarojini was a great patriot, politician, orator and administrator. She had an integrated personality and could mesmerize audiences with her pure honesty and patriotism. She was a life-long......More

SENAPATI BAPAT -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SENAPATI BAPAT -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography India's freedom fighters seem to have come from all walks of life and from many varied backgrounds. Of those freedom fighters one stands out as a man who had only one goal and only one......More

SHIVARAM RAJGURU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SHIVARAM RAJGURU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Shivram Hari Rajguru was born in an average middle-class Hindu Brahmin family at Khed in Poona district in 1906. He came to Varanasi at a very early age where he learnt Sanskrit and read the......More

SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Subhas Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897. His father was Rai Bahadur Janakinath Bose, a prominent lawyer of Cuttack, Orissa. His mother was Prabhavati Bose, a remarkable example......More

SUCHETA KRIPALANI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SUCHETA KRIPALANI -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Sucheta Kriplani was a great freedom fighter of India. She was born as Sucheta Mazumdar in the year 1908. She was the first woman to be elected as the Chief Minister of a state in India.......More

SUKHDEV -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SUKHDEV -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Sukhdev Thapar, son of Ram Lal, was born on May 15, 1907 at Lyalpur now in Pakistan and holds place in the list of prominent Indian revolutionaries. Late twenties witnessed the agitation of......More

SURENDRANATH BANERJEE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • SURENDRANATH BANERJEE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Born on 10 November 1848 at Calcutta in West Bengal, Surendrariath Banerjee was intensely swayed by the liberal, progressive thinking of his father, Durga Charan......More

S. RADHAKRISHNAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • S. RADHAKRISHNAN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Sarvepalli Radha- krishnan was born in Tirutani on September 5, 1888 into a poor brahmin family. His father Sarvepalli Veeraswami was employed on a meagre salary in the zamindari. His......More

TANTYA TOPE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • TANTYA TOPE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Tantya Tope (1814-1859), also known as Ram Chandra Pandurang, was an Indian leader in the Indian rebellion of 1857. Born in at village Yeola in Maharashtra, he was the son of Pandurang Rao......More

TEJ BAHADUR SAPRU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • TEJ BAHADUR SAPRU -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru was an eminent lawyer, political and social leader in India during the British Raj. He was knighted in 1922. Tej Bahadur Sapru was born on December 8, 1875 in Aligarh,......More

UDHAM SINGH -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • UDHAM SINGH -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Udham Singh was one of the great patriots of India, born as Sher Singh on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. Sher Singh lost his parents before he was seven years......More

VINOBA BRAVE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • VINOBA BRAVE -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Acharya Vinoba Bhave was a scholar, saint, man of God, moral tribune, a beacon of hope and solace to millions in India and abroad. He was Mahatma Gandhi's spiritual successor. Vinobaji......More

VALLABHBHAI PATEL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • VALLABHBHAI PATEL -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Vallabhbhai Patel was born on October 31,1875, in a farmer's family in Nadiad, Gujarat. His father, Zaverbhai, had served in the army of Jhansi ki Rani, and his mother, Ladbai, was a......More

VINAYAK DAMODAR SAVARKAR -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • VINAYAK DAMODAR SAVARKAR -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was born on May 28, 1883 into a family of jagirdars in the village of Bhagpur near Nasik. Vinayak was one of four children others being, Ganesh (Babarao),......More

ZAKIR HUSSAIN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography

  • ZAKIR HUSSAIN -Indian Freedom Fighters Biography Dr. Zakir Hussain was born at Hyderabad on February 8, 1897, he came of a Pathan family of the upper middle-class, settled at Qaunganj in the District of Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh. His father,......More

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