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India 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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1
11,459 7,152
Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 79 (1869-1948) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and ...more

2
9,408 4,934
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

3
13,196 3,448
Subhash Chandra Bose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 48 (1897-1945) Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian nationalist whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Japan left a troubled legacy. The honorific Netaji, ...more

4
2,915 1,433
Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
asad4981 added Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi

5
11,804 2,471
Bhagat Singh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 24 (1907-1931) Bhagat Singh was an Indian socialist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as "Shaheed Bhagat ...more

6
6,744 2,846
Tipu Sultan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 49 (1750-1799) Tipu Sultan, also known as the Tiger of Mysore and Tipu Sahib, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore and a scholar, soldier, and poet. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore. Tipu ...more

7
4,605 1,100
Lala Lajpat Rai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 63 (1865-1928) Lala Lajpat Rai, was an Indian Punjabi author and politician who is chiefly remembered as a leader in the Indian Independence movement. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari meaning The Lion ...more

8
7,608 1,770
Rani Lakshmibai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 30 (1828-1858) The Rani of Jhansi, also called Lakshmibai, and born as Manikarnika, was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the north-central part of India. She was one of the leading ...more

9
7,305 1,857
Chandrashekhar Azad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Chandrashekhar Azad

10
3,119 1,515
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar

11
3,613 1,195
Ashfaqulla Khan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 27 (1900-1927) Ashfaqulla Khan was a freedom fighter in the Indian independence movement who had given away his life along with Ram Prasad Bismil. Bismil and Ashfaq, both were good friends and Urdu poets. ...more

12
4,663 1,107
Bal Gangadhar Tilak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 64 (1856-1920) Bal Gangadhar Tilak, born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, journalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist. He was the first leader of the Indian ...more

13
3,122 1,607
Hyder Ali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 62 (1720-1782) Hyder Ali Khan, Haidarālī; 1721 – 7 December 1782 was the sultan and de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India. Born Hyder Naik, he distinguished himself militarily, eventually ...more

14
2,857 1,343
Bahadur Shah Zafur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bahadur Shah Zafur

15
3,825 867
Lal Bahadur Shastri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 62 (1904-1966) Lal Bahadur Shastri was the Second Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. Shastri joined the Indian independence movement in the 1920s. ...more

16
3,711 865
Vallabhbhai Patel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 75 (1875-1950) Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel was an Indian barrister and statesman, one of the leaders of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He was a social ...more

17
3,066 1,227
Begum Zeenut Mahal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Begum Zeenut Mahal

18
3,366 3,014
Jawaharlal Nehru is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 75 (1889-1964) Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence ...more

19
931 401
Bibi Azizul Fatima is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bibi Azizul Fatima

20
3,094 873
Rajendra Prasad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 79 (1884-1963) Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of the Republic of India. An Indian political leader, lawyer by training, Prasad joined the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence ...more

21
3,349 748
Mangal Pandey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 30 (1827-1857) Mangal Pandey, was an Indian soldier who played a key part in events immediately preceding the outbreak of the Indian rebellion of 1857. Mangal Pandey was a sepoy in the 34th Bengal Native ...more

22
3,177 883
Tatya Tope is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 45 (1814-1859) Ramachandra Pandurang Tope, popularly known as Tatya Tope, was an Indian Brahmin leader in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and one of its more renowned generals. A personal adherent of Nana Saheb ...more

23
2,574 644
Ram Prasad Bismil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 30 (1897-1927) Ram Prasad Bismil was an Indian revolutionary who participated in Mainpuri conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925, and struggled against British imperialism. As well as being a ...more

24
1,852 829
Muhammad Iqbal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
vijay added Died at 61 (1877-1938) Sir Muhammad Iqbal, widely known as Allama Iqbal, was an academic, poet, barrister, philosopher, scholar mystic and politician in British India, who is widely regarded as having inspired the ...more

25
2,580 661
Udham Singh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 41 (1899-1940) Udham Singh was an Indian revolutionary, best known for assassinating Michael O'Dwyer on 13 March 1940 in what has been described as an avenging of the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre. Singh is a ...more

26
1,807 749
Shaheed Pir Ali is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Shaheed Pir Ali

27
2,100 541
Sukhdev Thapar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 24 (1907-1931) Sukhdev Thapar was an Indian activist and revolutionary.

28
1,971 655
Babu Kunwar Singh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 81 (1777-1858) Kunwar Singh belonged to a royal Ujjaini house of Jagdispur, currently a part of Bhojpur district, Bihar state, India. At the age of 80 years, during India’s First War of Independence in 1857, ...more

29
612 303
Maulana Mahfoozul Hasan Rahman... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mahfoozul Hasan Rahmani

30
1,735 576
Vinoba Bhave is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 87 (1895-1982) Vinayak Narahari "Vinoba" Bhave was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights. Often called Acharya, he is best known for the Bhoodan Movement. He is considered as a National ...more

31
1,932 510
Khudiram Bose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 19 (1889-1908) Khudiram Bose was a Bengali revolutionary, one of the youngest revolutionaries early in the Indian independence movement. At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months 8 days old.

32
1,911 515
Shivaram Rajguru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 23 (1908-1931) Shivaram Hari Rajguru was an Indian revolutionary from Maharashtra, known mainly for his involvement in the murder of a British police officer. Rajguru was born at [Khed]], near Pune, India. He ...more

33
2,718 618
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
bhorshankar added Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

34
1,801 657
Dr. Zakir Husain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dr. Zakir Husain

35
2,101 394
Swami Vivekananda is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Srinidhi S U added Died at 39 (1863-1902) Swami Vivekananda, born Narendra Nath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century saint Ramakrishna. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies ...more

36
1,862 598
Gopal Krishna Gokhale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 49 (1866-1915) Gopal Krishna Gokhale CIE was one of the founding social and political leaders during the Indian Independence Movement against the British Empire in India. Gokhale was a senior leader of the ...more

37
1,486 523
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 72 (1905-1977) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the fifth President of India from 1974 to 1977.

38
1,355 476
Acharya J.B.Kripalani is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Acharya J.B.Kripalani

39
2,195 853
Bhim Rao Ambedkar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bhim Rao Ambedkar

40
1,334 485
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 98 (1890-1988) Khān Abdul Ghaffār Khān, nicknamed as Bāchā Khān, Pāchā Khān, or Bādshāh Khān, was a Pashtun independence activist against the rule of the British Raj. He was a political and spiritual leader ...more

41
1,375 490
C. Rajagopalachari is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 94 (1878-1972) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor-General of ...more

42
1,719 553
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 87 (1888-1975) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and statesman who was the first Vice President of India and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. One of India's most distinguished ...more

43
3,330 213
Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
rajan added Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji

44
1,612 250
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
vasu-deva added age 86 Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, ...more

45
1,367 363
Sarojini Naidu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
SachinTarun added Died at 70 (1879-1949) Sarojini Naidu, also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India, was an Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu served as the first governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh ...more

46
1,066 406
Madan Lal Dhingra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 26 (1883-1909) Madan Lal Dhingra was an Indian revolutionary freedom fighter. While studying in England, he assassinated Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a British official, hailed as one of the first acts of ...more

47
1,156 446
Jaiprakash Narain is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Jaiprakash Narain

48
984 351
Saifuddin Kitchlew is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 75 (1888-1963) Saifuddin Kitchlew was an Indian freedom fighter, barrister and an Indian Muslim nationalist leader. An Indian National Congress politician, he first became Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee ...more

49
1,015 425
Abdul Bari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 55 (1892-1947) Abdul Bari was an Indian academic and social reformer. He was born in 1892 in Sahabad, Village Kansua of Jahanabad District in Bihar. He graduated in 1918 and later engaged in post-graduate ...more

50
514 626
Indira Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Died at 67 (1917-1984) Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the fourth Prime Minister of India and a central figure of the Indian National Congress party. Gandhi, who served from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until ...more