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Indian Freedom Fighters

Freedom fighters in India have fought against British rule. This easy table will help you remember the famous freedom fighters along with their notable contributions to the Indian freedom fight. Behind the celebration of Independence on 15th August 1947, there is a much violent and chaotic history of fierce rebellions, wars, and movements done by thousands of spirited Indian freedom fighters. All these freedom fighters of India fought, struggled, and even sacrificed their lives to free India from British rule.

  1. Mahatma Gandhi: Mahatma Gandhi is known as the father of the nation. Mahatma Gandhi, the reason behind the Dandi march, led the path to freedom following the principles of ahimsa or non-violence. He prioritized ‘swadeshi’ and ‘non-cooperation’ to expedite the freedom movement.
  2. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was an excellent leader. He traveled to other countries to form alliances and formed Indian National Army or Azad Hind Fauj which eventually helped our nation prosper. He was successful in freeing a portion of the Indian Territory from British rule.
  3. Bhagat Singh: The fearless patriot was hanged to death at a very young age after being convicted in several cases of dissent against the then British empire. He was indeed a true patriot and we still remember him as Shaheed Bhagat Sing.

List of Indian Freedom Fighters

Freedom Fighter Notable Events
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  • Father of nation
  • A civil rights activist in South Africa
  • Champaran and Kheda Satyagraha
  • Non-violence
  • Civil disobedience
  • Quit India movement
Dr. B R Ambedkar
  • Father of Constitution
  • First Law Minister of India
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • First President of The Republic of India
  • Leader from Bihar
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Actively participated in the Civil Disobedience Movement and Quit India Movement
  • Unified India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Pre-eminent fighter
  • First Prime Minister of India
Bhagat Singh
  • Most influential revolutionary
Mangal Pandey
  • Indian Rebellion of 1857

Women Freedom Fighters of India

  1. Rani Laxmi Bai.
  2. Annie Besant.
  3. Sucheta Kriplani.
  4. Begum Hazrat Mahal.
  5. Lakshmi Sahgal.

Indian Freedom Fighters