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Freedom Fighters of India 

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"One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. That is how the wheel of evolution moves on and the ideas and dreams of one nation are bequeathed to the next." – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. This list of Indian freedom fighters honors the independence leaders that dedicated their lives for the cause of Indian independence. They are ranked in order of popularity by thousands of people in India and around the world.

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Bhagat Singh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 24 (1907-1931)

Birthplace: Jaranwala Tehsil

Bhagat Singh (Punjabi pronunciation: [pə̀ɡət̪ sɪ́ŋɡ] (listen) 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian socialist revolutionary whose two acts of dramatic violence against the British in India and ...more

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Subhash Chandra Bose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 48 (1897-1945)

Birthplace: Cuttack, India

Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945) was an Indian nationalist whose defiant patriotism made him a hero in India, but whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British ...more

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Chandrashekhar Azad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
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Rani Lakshmibai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 30 (1828-1858)

Birthplace: Varanasi, India

Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (pronunciation ; 19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858), was the queen of the princely state of Jhansi in North India currently present in Jhansi district in Uttar ...more

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 64 (1856-1920)

Birthplace: Chikhli, India

Bal Gangadhar Tilak (or Lokmanya Tilak, pronunciation ; 23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920), born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, teacher, and an independence activist. He was ...more
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Lal Bahadur Shastri is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 62 (1904-1966)

Birthplace: Mughalsarai, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India, Chandauli district

Lal Bahadur Shastri (pronounced [laːl bəˈɦaːdʊr ˈʃaːstri], listen , 2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966) was the 2nd Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress ...more
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Vallabhbhai Patel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 75 (1875-1950)

Birthplace: Pakistan, Eurasia, Nadiad, Gujrat city, India, + more

Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an ...more

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Lala Lajpat Rai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 63 (1865-1928)

Birthplace: Dhudike, India

Lala Lajpat Rai pronunciation , (28 January 1865 – 17 November 1928) was an Indian freedom fighter. He played a pivotal role in the Indian Independence movement. He was popularly known as Punjab ...more
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Rajendra Prasad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 79 (1884-1963)
Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962. He was an Indian political leader and lawyer by training. Prasad joined the ...more
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Ashfaqulla Khan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 27 (1900-1927)

Birthplace: Shahjahanpur, India

Ashfaqulla Khan (22 October 1900 – 19 December 1927) was a freedom fighter in Indian independence movement.
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Mangal Pandey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 30 (1827-1857)

Birthplace: Nagwa, India

Mangal Pandey (19 July 1827 – 8 April 1857) was an Indian soldier who played a key part in events immediately preceding the outbreak of the Indian rebellion of 1857. He was a sepoy (sipahi) in ...more
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Khudiram Bose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 19 (1889-1908)

Birthplace: Habibpur, India

Khudiram Bose (also spelled Khudiram Bosu or Khudiram Basu) (ক্ষুদিরাম বসু, 3 December 1889 – 11 August 1908) was a Bengali revolutionary who opposed British rule. Khudiram, along with Prafulla ...more
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Tipu Sultan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 49 (1750-1799)

Birthplace: Devanahalli, India

Tipu Sultan (born Sultan Fateh Ali Sahab Tipu, 20 November 1750 – 4 May 1799), also known as the Tipu Sahab or Tiger of Mysore, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore and a pioneer of rocket ...more
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Begum Zeenut Mahal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 87 (1888-1975)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Tiruvallur district, Thiruttani, India, Tamil Nadu

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan listen (5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman who served as the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of ...more
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Ram Prasad Bismil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 30 (1897-1927)

Birthplace: Shahjahanpur, India

Ram Prasad Bismil pronunciation (11 June 1897 – 19 December 1927) was an Indian revolutionary who participated in Mainpuri conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925, and struggled ...more
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Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
asad4981 added Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi

Birthplace: Muzaffarpur

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Sukhdev Thapar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 24 (1907-1931)

Birthplace: Ludhiana, India

Sukhdev Thapar (15 May 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian revolutionary. He was a senior member of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. He was hanged on 23 March 1931 at the age of 23. ...more
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Gopal Krishna Gokhale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 49 (1866-1915)

Birthplace: Konkan, Maharashtra, Eurasia, India, Ratnagiri, + more

Gopal Krishna Gokhale pronunciation (9 May 1866 – 19 February 1915) was an Indian political leader and a social reformer during the Indian Independence Movement. Gokhale was a senior leader of ...more
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Maulana Mohammad Ali Jau... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maha... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
bhorshankar added Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Birthplace: Shivneri Fort Pune

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Tatya Tope is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 45 (1814-1859)

Birthplace: Yeola, India

Tantia Tope was a general in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and one of its notable leaders. He was born as Ramachandra Panduranga to a Marathi Deshastha Brahmin family and took on the title Tope, ...more
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Bahadur Shah Zafur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bahadur Shah Zafur
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Dr. Zakir Husain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dr. Zakir Husain