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Freedom Fighters of India

"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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  • A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
    1
    • Birthplace: Rameswaram, India
  • Bhagat Singh
    2
    Dec. at 23 (1907-1931)
    • Birthplace: Jaranwala Tehsil
  • Mangal Pandey
    3
    Dec. at 29 (1827-1857)
    • Birthplace: Nagwa, India
  • Swami Vivekananda
    4
    Dec. at 39 (1863-1902)
    • Birthplace: Kolkata, India
  • Rani Lakshmibai
    5
    Dec. at 29 (1828-1858)
    • Birthplace: Varanasi, India
  • Chandrashekhar Azad
    6

    Chandrashekhar Azad

  • Ram Prasad Bismil
    7
    Dec. at 30 (1897-1927)
    • Birthplace: Shahjahanpur, India
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri
    8
    Dec. at 61 (1904-1966)
    • Birthplace: Varanasi, India
  • Udham Singh
    9
    Dec. at 40 (1899-1940)
    • Birthplace: Sunam, India
  • Vallabhbhai Patel
    10
    Dec. at 75 (1875-1950)
    • Birthplace: Gujrat City, Nadiad, India
  • Kalam
    11

    Kalam

  • Lala Lajpat Rai
    12
    Dec. at 63 (1865-1928)
    • Birthplace: Dhudike, India
  • Shivaram Rajguru
    13
    Dec. at 22 (1908-1931)
    • Birthplace: Rajgurunagar (Khed), India
  • Sukhdev Thapar
    14
    Dec. at 23 (1907-1931)
    • Birthplace: Ludhiana, India
  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    15
    Dec. at 64 (1856-1920)
    • Birthplace: Chikhli, India
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
    16
    Dec. at 48 (1897-1945)
    • Birthplace: Cuttack, India
  • Maharana Pratap
    17
    Dec. at 56 (1540-1597)
    • Birthplace: Kumbhalgarh, India
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
    18

    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

  • Khudiram Bose
    19
    Dec. at 18 (1889-1908)
    • Birthplace: Habibpur, India
  • Tatya Tope
    20
    Dec. at 45 (1814-1859)
    • Birthplace: Yeola, India
  • Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    21
    Dec. at 48 (1866-1915)
    • Birthplace: Ratnagiri, India
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
    22
    Dec. at 86 (1888-1975)
    • Birthplace: Thiruttani, India
  • Rajendra Prasad
    23
    Dec. at 78 (1884-1963)
    • Birthplace: Ziradei (community development block)
  • Chhatrapati Sambhaji
    24

    Chhatrapati Sambhaji

  • Sarojini Naidu
    25
    Dec. at 70 (1879-1949)
    • Birthplace: Hyderabad, India