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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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11,856 7,423
Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
9,774 5,116
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

3
13,602 3,551
Subhash Chandra Bose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
12,128 2,533
Bhagat Singh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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

5
3,056 1,515
Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
asad4981 added Dr.Maghfoor Ahmad Ajazi

6
6,898 2,902
Tipu Sultan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
4,745 1,127
Lala Lajpat Rai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
7,767 1,796
Rani Lakshmibai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
7,540 1,907
Chandrashekhar Azad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Chandrashekhar Azad

10
3,719 1,222
Ashfaqulla Khan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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

11
3,197 1,553
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar

12
4,799 1,132
Bal Gangadhar Tilak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
3,183 1,634
Hyder Ali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
2,924 1,378
Bahadur Shah Zafur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bahadur Shah Zafur

15
3,946 879
Lal Bahadur Shastri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
3,826 874
Vallabhbhai Patel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
3,134 1,259
Begum Zeenut Mahal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Begum Zeenut Mahal

18
3,441 3,087
Jawaharlal Nehru is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
991 418
Bibi Azizul Fatima is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bibi Azizul Fatima

20
3,181 885
Rajendra Prasad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
3,444 758
Mangal Pandey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
3,245 892
Tatya Tope is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
2,637 653
Ram Prasad Bismil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,895 840
Muhammad Iqbal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
vijay added Dec. 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
2,639 666
Udham Singh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,848 756
Shaheed Pir Ali is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Shaheed Pir Ali

27
2,162 545
Sukhdev Thapar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 24 (1907-1931) Sukhdev Thapar was an Indian activist and revolutionary.

28
2,007 663
Babu Kunwar Singh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
647 314
Maulana Mahfoozul Hasan Rahman... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Maulana Mahfoozul Hasan Rahmani

30
1,776 580
Vinoba Bhave is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,980 518
Khudiram Bose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,964 524
Shivaram Rajguru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
2,810 643
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
bhorshankar added Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

34
2,183 401
Swami Vivekananda is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Srinidhi S U added Dec. 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

35
1,846 670
Dr. Zakir Husain is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dr. Zakir Husain

36
1,912 605
Gopal Krishna Gokhale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,383 482
Acharya J.B.Kripalani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Acharya J.B.Kripalani

38
1,513 530
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. at 72 (1905-1977) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the fifth President of India from 1974 to 1977.

39
1,372 490
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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

40
2,265 878
Bhim Rao Ambedkar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Bhim Rao Ambedkar

41
1,404 495
C. Rajagopalachari is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,767 561
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,693 260
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 43 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

44
1,411 373
Sarojini Naidu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
SachinTarun added Dec. 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

45
3,361 219
Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
rajan added Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji

46
1,091 409
Madan Lal Dhingra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,185 451
Jaiprakash Narain is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Jaiprakash Narain

48
1,010 355
Saifuddin Kitchlew is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,041 430
Abdul Bari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
Dec. 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
1,112 222
Maharana Pratap is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Freedom Fighters of India
SurajKumar2 added Dec. at 57 (1540-1597) Maharana Pratap or Pratap Singh was a ruler of Mewar, a region in north-western India in the present day state of Rajasthan. He belonged to the Sisodia clan of Rajputs. In popular Indian ...more