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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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Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
asad4981 added Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi
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Subhash Chandra Bose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 48 (1897-1945)
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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Bibi Azizul Fatima is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bibi Azizul Fatima
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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
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Bhagat Singh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 24 (1907-1931)
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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Maulana Mahfoozul Hasan Rahman... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mahfoozul Hasan Rahmani
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Chandrashekhar Azad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Chandrashekhar Azad
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Tipu Sultan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 49 (1750-1799)
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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Bahadur Shah Zafur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bahadur Shah Zafur
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Indira Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 67 (1917-1984)
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: [ˈɪndɪraː ˈɡaːndʱiː] (listen); née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian ...more
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Bal Gangadhar Tilak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 64 (1856-1920)
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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Ashfaqulla Khan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 27 (1900-1927)
Ashfaqulla Khan (22 October 1900 – 19 December 1927) was a freedom fighter in Indian independence movement.
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Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar
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Vallabhbhai Patel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 75 (1875-1950)
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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Rani Lakshmibai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 30 (1828-1858)
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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Lal Bahadur Shastri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 62 (1904-1966)
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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Lala Lajpat Rai is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 63 (1865-1928)
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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Hyder Ali is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 62 (1720-1782)
Hyder Ali , Haidarālī (c. 1720 – 7 December 1782) was the Sultan and de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India. Born as Sayyid wal Sharif Hyder Ali Khan, he distinguished himself ...more
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Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 79 (1869-1948)
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful ...more
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Mangal Pandey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 30 (1827-1857)
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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Jawaharlal Nehru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 75 (1889-1964)
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (; Hindi: [ˈdʒəʋaːɦərˈlaːl ˈneːɦru] (listen); 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was an Indian independence activist, and subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India and ...more
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Begum Zeenut Mahal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Begum Zeenut Mahal
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Rajendra Prasad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
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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Muhammad Iqbal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
vijay added Dec. at 61 (1877-1938)
Sir Muhammad Iqbal (; Urdu: محمد اِقبال‎; 9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), widely known as Allama Iqbal was a poet, philosopher and politician, as well as an academic, barrister and scholar in ...more
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Khudiram Bose is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 19 (1889-1908)
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