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Incomplete essay, This is a list of individuals who notably [[political campaign|campaign]]ed against or are considered to have campaigned against colonial rule on the [[Indian sub-continent]].
 
The [[Indian independence movement]] consisted of efforts by individuals and organizations from a wide spectrum of philosophiessociety to obtain political independence from British, French and Portuguese rule through the use of a variety of methods.
 
Post-independence, the term "freedom fighter" was officially recognized by the [[Government of India|Indian government]] coveringfor those who took part in the movement; people in this category (which can also include dependent family members)<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/pension-of-freedom-fighters-hiked-by-rs-5000/article9003109.ece|title=Pension of freedom fighters hiked by Rs 5,000|last=PTI|date=18 August 2016|newspaper=The Hindu Business Line|access-date=23 February 2017|language=en}}</ref> receive pensions and other benefits such as special railway counters.<ref name="Mitchell2009">{{cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=fBchTO0NS0EC&pg=PA193|title=Language, Emotion, and Politics in South India: The Making of a Mother Tongue|publisher=Indiana University Press|year=2009|isbn=978-0-253-35301-6|page=193|author=Lisa Mitchell}}</ref><!--Note: being a recognized "freedom fighter" does not justify automatic inclusion on this list.-->
 
==List of Indian freedom fighters==
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||[[Siraj_ud-Daulah|Siraj UDud Daulah Mughal Nawab]] ||1733 || 1757 || HeThe waslast betrayed byMughal Nawab of Bengal; the end of his noblereign Mirmarked the start of [[British East India Company]] jafarrule.
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||[[Maveeran Alagumuthu Kone]]|| 1728 || 1757
|He was defeated by the British with the help of [[Maruthanayagam]]'s forces in 1757.<ref name="Kumar2017">{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=XJ8rDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA107&dq=thevar+army|title=Thamizh Is Not Just A Language: The Valour|last=Kumar|first=Madhan|date=2017|publisher=Educreation Publishing|language=en}}</ref><ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=5mtkAAAAMAAJ&q=puli+thevar+1755&dq=puli+thevar+1755|title=The role of Tamil poets in freedom struggle|last=Gomathinayagam|first=Piramanayagam|date=1989|publisher=Mukil Pathippagam|language=en}}</ref> He wasis considered to thebe India's first freedom fighter.<ref>{{Cite book|last=Kumar|first=Madhan|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=XJ8rDwAAQBAJ|title=Thamizh Is Not Just A Language: The Valour|date=2017-07-11|publisher=Educreation Publishing|language=en}}</ref>
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||[[Puli Thevar]] ||1715 ||1767 ||Ruled Nerkattumsevval in Tirunelveli. defeated 1755 Alexander heran, Defeatedand defeated the British and the Nawab of Arcot's forces. and executedExecuted in 1767.<ref name="Kumar2017"/>{{reliable source?|date=September 2020|Educreation Publishing - informal tone, may be self-published.}} He was the first known Indian "Freedom Fighter".{{according to whom|date=September 2020}}
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||[[Velu Nachiyar]]
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||[[Maruthu Pandiyar]]
||1748 ||1801 ||WereThe proficientbrothers in aerodynamicsPeriya and inventedChinna manyMarudhu variantswere ofTamil spearsNadu andchieftains said to have invented the [[Valarivalari]].<ref name="Kumar2017" /> WasThey were the first to issue a proclamation against the British.<ref>{{Cite web|date=2019-12-16|title=The Story of Maruthu Brothers! The Leaders Of South Indian Rebellion Against The British East India Company Who Were The First To Issue Declaration Of Independence!|url=https://postcard.news/the-story-of-maruthu-brothers-the-leaders-of-south-indian-rebellion-against-the-british-east-india-company-who-were-the-first-to-issue-declaration-of-independence/|access-date=2020-06-24|website=Post Card News: Breaking News, Exclusive Stories, History, Spirituality, Political Analysis, Economics, Nationalism, Culture, Opinion, India and World News, Indian Armed Force|language=en-US}}</ref>{{reliable source?|date=September 2020}}{{dubious|date=September 2020}}
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|[[Dheeran Chinnamalai]]
||1756 ||1805 ||An indigenous governor, he took part in guerrilla warfare against the British East India Company.
||1756 ||1805 ||Engaged in guerrilla warfare and defeated the British in battles at [[Kaveri|Cauvery]] in 1801, Odanilai in 1802, and [[Arachalur]] in 1804. He was betrayed by his cook Nallapan and was captured by the British [[Sepoy|sepoys]] in 1805. He was hanged at [[Sankagiri Fort]] along with his two brothers on 31 July 1805 on the day of [[Aadi Perukku]].
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|[[Jayi Rajaguru]]||1739||1806|| A prominent figure of the Indian independence movement in the state of Odisha.
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|[[Pazhassi Raja]]
||1753<br />||1805 ||UsedHe used [[guerrilla warfare]] to fight the British in the [[Cotiote War]] (Kottayathu war, 1793–1805) across a span of twelve years from 1793 to 1805 to preserve the independence and unity of his kingdom. He was killed in 1805 in a gunfight at Mavila Thodu inat the present-day [[Kerala]]-[[Karnataka]] border.<ref>{{Cite news|last=S|first=Nileena M.|date=2011-10-24|title=Remembering a warrior regent|language=en-IN|work=The Hindu|url=https://www.thehindu.com/features/kids/remembering-a-warrior-regent/article2567368.ece|access-date=2020-08-19|issn=0971-751X}}</ref>
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||[[Veerapandiya Kattabomman]]
||1760 ||1799 ||RefusedHe refused to accept the sovereignty of the [[East India Company|British East India Company]], Wagedand waged a war against the British.<ref name="Kumar2017"/>
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|[[Kunwar Singh|Babu Kunwar Singh]]||1777 || 1858||A [[Singh|Rajput]] military commander in the [[Indian Rebellion of 1857]].
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|[[Kittur Chennamma]]||1778 || 1829||Was anAn Indian freedom fighter and [[Ranirani]] of the [[Kittur]], a former princely state in [[Karnataka]]. She led an armed force against the [[British East India Company]] in 1824 in defiance of the [[doctrine of lapse]] in an attempt to maintain Indian control over the region, but was defeated in the third war and died imprisonedin prison.
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| [[Titumir]]
| 1782
| 1831
| Was aA freedom fighter who led a campaign against British rule in India during the 19th century., Hehe eventually built a bamboo fort (Basher Kella in [[Bengalis|Bengali]]) in Narikelberia village, which passedbecame intothe subject of [[Bangladeshi folk literature|Bengali folk legend]]. AfterTitumir died of wounds following the storming of the fort by British soldiers, Titumir died of his wounds on 19 November 1831.
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|[[Sangolli Rayanna]]||1798 || 1831||Was an [[India|Indian]] military chief officer from [[Karnataka]]. He was theThe army chief of the Kingdom of [[Kittur]], ruled at the time by [[Rani Chennamma]], andwho fought the [[British East India Company]] until his death.
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| [[Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy]] || 1805 ||1847 ||LedHe led an uprising in [[Andhra Pradesh]] in 1846. Heand was executed by the British by hanging.<ref name=Ramachandran2008>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=6Q7EiZmcMPMC&pg=PA121&dq=Uyyalawada+Narasimha+Reddy|title=Empire's First Soldiers|last=Ramachandran|first=D. P.|date=2008|publisher=[[Lancer Publishers & Distributors|Lancer Publishers]]|isbn=9780979617478|location=|pages=121|language=en}}</ref>
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| [[Ahmadullah Shah]] || 1787 ||1857 ||LeaderHe ofled in various battles including the [[Battle of Chinhat]], the [[Siege of Lucknow]], the [[Capture of Lucknow]], and the [[Chapati Movement]].
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| [[Mangal Pandey]] || 1827 || 1857 ||Early martyr of theHe [[Indian Rebellion of 1857|rebelled]]. Heagainst was a soldier of thehis [[British Indian army]], but rebelled against his commanders. Heand was executed on 8 April 1857 in [[Barrackpore]].
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| [[Dhan Singh Gurjar]] || 1820 || 1857 ||Dhan Singh Gurjar, also known as Dhunna Singh,He was the Indian kotwal (police chief) of Meerut, who participated in the [[Indian Rebellion of 1857|1857 rebellion]] and led initial actions against the British East India Company in Meerut.
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| [[Muhammad Qasim Nanautavi]]
| 1832
|1880
|The founder of [[Darul Uloom Deoband]]., Hehe participated in the 1857 battle of Independencerebellion in Shamli.<ref name="najmul">{{cite book |author1=Najmul Hasan Thanwi |title=Maidan-e-Shamli-o-Thana Bhawan awr Sarfaroshan-e-Islam |publisher=Idara Talifat-e-Ashrafia |location=[[Thana Bhawan]] |page=17 |language=Urdu}}</ref>
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| [[Mahmud Hasan Deobandi]] || 1851 || 1920 || LaunchedHe and his students launched the [[Silk Letter Movement]] along-with his students and laid the foundation of [[Jamia Millia Islamia]] on 29 &nbsp;October 1920.<ref name="asiradrawi">{{cite book |author1=Asir Adrawi |authorlink1=Asir Adrawi |title=Hazrat Shaykh al-Hind: Hayat awr Karname |trans-title =Shaykh al-Hind: Life and works |publisher=Shaykh al-Hind Academy, [[Darul Uloom Deoband]] |location=[[Deoband]]|edition=April 2012 |language=Urdu}}</ref>
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| [[V. O. Chidambaram Pillai]] || 1872 ||1936 ||LaunchedA hardline politician of the first [[Indigenous peoples|indigenous]] Indian shippingNational service between [[Thoothukudi|TuticorinCongress]] and(INC), [[Colombo]]he withlaunched the [[Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company]], competingin defiance againstof the British shipstrade monopoly.<ref>{{Cite journal|last=Duraichi|first=Paul|date=2019-09-05|title=Parturition of V.O.Chidambaram Pillai Steam Navigation Company in Indian Freedom Struggle Movement|url=https://www.researchgate.net/publication/336374219}}</ref>
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|[[U. Muthuramalingam Thevar|Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar]]
|1908
|1963
|A leader of the socialist [[All India Forward Bloc]], he was arrested and jailed by the British.
|Arrested and jailed in [[Tamil Nadu]] by the British. Close Aid of [[Subhas Chandra Bose]].
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|[[Harchandrai Vishandas|Seth Harchandrai Vishandas]]
|1862
|1928
|A [[Sindhi Hindus|Sindhi]] politician and influential mayor of Karachi, whohe fought for Muslim-Hindu unity and the [[Indian independence movement]], particularly in opposing the [[Simon Commission]] of 1912,. itsHe [[boycott]]died while travelling (against votedoctor's duringadvice) whichto hevote diedfor its boycott.
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|[[B. R. Ambedkar]]
|1891
|1956
|FoundingPolitician fatherwho ofcampaigned theand Republicnegotiated offor Indiaindependence, and theled efforts architectto ofwrite the [[Indian Constitution]].
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| [[Subramania Bharati]] || 1882 ||1921 ||WroteA writer and activist who created many patriotic and nationalistic songs during the [[Indian independence movement]].
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| [[Alluri Sitarama Raju]] || 1897 || 1924 ||LeaderHe ofled the [[Rampa Rebellion of 1922]].
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| [[Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi]] || 1888 ||1963 || FounderHe offounded the [[Khaksars|Khaksar]] Movement in British India.
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| [[Bhagat Singh]] || 1907 || 1931 || WorkedA socialist revolutionary who worked with several revolutionary organisations and became prominent in the [[Hindustan Socialist Republican Association|Hindustan Republican Association]] (HRA)]].
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| [[Aruna Asaf Ali]] || 1909 || 1996 || WidelyAn rememberededucator forand hoistingactivist thewho [[Indianis Nationalwidely Congress]]remembered flagfor athoisting the [[GowaliaINC Tank]] [[wikt:maidan|maidan]] in [[Mumbai|Bombay]]flag during the [[Quit India Movement]], 1942.
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| [[Shambhu Dutt Sharma]] || 1918|| 2016 || JoinedA theformer [[QuitBritish IndiaIndian Movement]]Army inofficer, 1942.he Hon.joined Generalthe Secretary of GSB ([[Champaran Satyagraha|Gandhian Satyagraha]] Brigade). Founder of [[Transparency International]]Quit India. Sharma'sMovement teamin was known as [[Gandhi Seva Sadan|Gandhian Seva Brigade]]1942.
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| [[Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu ]] || 1872|| 1957 || An Indian politician and freedom fighter, [[chiefhe minister]] of the [[Madras Presidency]], and first chief minister of the new [[Andhra State]], created by the partition of [[Madras State]] along [[Partition of India|linguistic lines]]. He was alsobecame known as [["Andhra Kesari]]" (Lionlion of Andhra). Thefor [[Governmentleading ofprotests Andhraagainst Pradesh|Andhrathe PradeshSimon government]]Commission declaredin his birth anniversary a state festivalMadras.
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|[[Swami Shraddhanand]]
|1856
|1926
|StartedAn activist, he started a protest in front of a posse of Gurkha soldiers at the Clock Tower in [[Chandni Chowk]], then was allowed to proceed.<ref>{{Cite book|last=G.S.Chhabra|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=e08-yhBFfpAC&pg=PA227|title=Advance Study in the History of Modern India (Volume-3: 1920-1947)|date=2005|publisher=Lotus Press|isbn=978-81-89093-08-2|language=en}}</ref>
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| [[Khudiram Bose]] || 1889 || 1908 || One of the youngest revolutionary martyrs, he was executed following an attempted assassination bombing which killed two innocents.
| [[Khudiram Bose]] || 1889 || 1908 || Planted bombs near British government officials and police stations. Due to his activities against the British, he was arrested and hanged. At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months 8 days old, making him one of the youngest revolutionaries in India.
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| [[Chandra Shekhar Azad]] || 1906 || 1931 || When the HRA leadership were arrested following the [[Kakori conspiracy|Kakori train robbery]], he reorganized the group and operated it until his death.
| [[Chandra Shekhar Azad]] || 1906 || 1931 || An Indian revolutionary who reorganised the Hindustan Republican Association under its new name of [[Hindustan Socialist Republican Association|Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA)]] after the death of its founder, [[Ram Prasad Bismil]], and three other prominent party leaders, [[Roshan Singh]], [[Rajendra Lahiri|Rajendra Nath Lahiri]] and [[Ashfaqulla Khan]].
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| [[Chittaranjan Das]] || 1869 || 1925 || FoundedHe founded the [[Swaraj]] party in [[BengalParty]], and became the leader of the [[Non-cooperation Movement]] in [[Bengal]].
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| [[Komaram Bheem]] || 1901 || 1940|| A [[India tribal belt|tribal leader]], whohe fought for the [[Annexation of Hyderabad|liberation of Hyderabad]].
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| [[Ram Prasad Bismil]] || 1897 || 1927 || The founder of the HRA, he led the [[Kakori conspiracy]] in an attempt to raise funds for revolutionary operations.
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| [[Udham Singh]] || 1899 || 1940 || InvolvedA inrevolutionary assassin, he was executed for the [[Caxton Hall]] shooting.
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| [[Hemu Kalani]] || 1923 || 1943 || InvolvedA instudent arevolutionary [[Railwho sabotage|sabotagewas ofexecuted afor railwayattempted track[[rail sabotage]].
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| [[Ashfaqulla Khan]] ||1900 || 1927 || A founding member of the HRA, he was executed for taking part in the [[Kakori conspiracy]].
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| [[Sachindra Bakshi]] || 1904 || 1984 || A member of the HRA, he took part in the [[Kakori conspiracy]].
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| [[Manmath Nath Gupta]] ||1908 || 2000 || A member of the HRA, he took part in the [[Kakori conspiracy]].
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| [[Vasudev Balwant Phadke]] || 1845 || 1883 || [[DeccanA Riots|DeccanRamoshi Rebellion]]revolutionary, he organized an insurgent group against British rule
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| [[Matangini Hazra]] || 1870 || 1942 || ActiveAn memberactivist ofwith the [[Quit India Movement]], she was fatally shot dead by British at the age ofIndian 71police.
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| [[Anant Laxman Kanhere]] || 1891 || 1910 || [[A. M.revolutionary T.assassin, Jackson|Shootinghe was executed for the murder of British officer [[A.&nbsp;M.&nbsp;T. Jackson]].
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| [[Vanchinathan]] || 1886 || 1911 || ShootingA ofrevolutionary Britishassassin, Collector/Districthe Magistratecommitted suicide after killing tax collector [[Robert Ashe (administrator)|Robert Ashe]].
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| [[Krishnaji Gopal Karve]] || 1887 || 1910 || ShootingA ofrevolutionary, Britishhe was executed as an accomplice to the murder of officerA.&nbsp;M.&nbsp;T. Jackson.
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| [[Bagha Jatin]] || 1879 || 1915 || TheA founding member of [[Anushilan Samiti]], convicted in the [[Howrah-Sibpur conspiracy case]], and a participant in the [[Indo-German Conspiracy]].
 
| [[Bagha Jatin]] || 1879 || 1915 || The [[Howrah-Sibpur conspiracy case]], [[Indo-German Conspiracy]].
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| [[Batukeshwar Dutt]] || 1910 || 1965 || A revolutionary, he threw a bomb in the [[Revolutionary movement for Indian independence#Central Assembly Bomb Case .281929.29|Central Assembly Bomb Casein 1929]].
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| [[Sukhdev Thapar]] || 1907 || 1931 || A revolutionary, he was hanged following conviction in the [[Revolutionary movement for Indian independence#Central Assembly Bomb Case|1929 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929]].
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| [[Shivaram Rajguru]] || 1908 || 1931 || Associate of [[Bhagat Singh]] and [[Sukhdev Thapar]] in the [[Hindustan Socialist Republican Association]]. Involved in the [[assassination]] of a British police officer J. P. Saunders.
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| [[Roshan Singh]] || 1892 || 1927 || A revolutionary who was among those executed for the [[Kakori conspiracy]], [[Baraulithough (Assemblyhe constituency)|Bamrauli]]had not taken part in Actionit.
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|[[Prabhavati Devi]] ||1906 || 1973 || A [[Gandhism|Gandhian]] leader., she was the Wifewife of activist [[Jayaprakash Narayan]].
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| [[Pritilata Waddedar]] || 1911 || 1932 || A Bengali revolutionary, she led the attack on the European Club in [[Pahartali Thana|Pahartali]] Europeanand Clubcommitted attacksuicide to avoid capture.
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| [[Jatindra Nath Das]] || 1904 || 1929 || [[HungerAn strike]]activist and revolutionary, he died during a hunger strike while awaiting trial for the [[Bhagat Singh#Hunger strike and Lahore conspiracy case|Lahore Conspiracyconspiracy Casecase]].
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| [[Durgawati Devi]]|| 1907 || 1999 || InvolvedA inrevolutionary, runningshe helped operate a bomb factory.
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| [[Bhagwati Charan Vohra]] || 1904 || 1930 || A revolutionary ideologue and bomb-maker, he wrote the article "[[Delhi Conspiracy Commission|KnownThe for ''Philosophy of the Bomb'']]".
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| [[Madan Lal Dhingra]] || 1883 || 1909 || AssassinationAn ofactivist and revolutionary, he assassinated British official [[Curzon Wyllie]].
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| [[Alluri Sitarama Raju]] || 1897 || 1924 || A revolutionary, he led the [[Rampa Rebellion of 1922]].
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| [[Kushal Konwar]] || 1905 || 1943 || TrainAn sabotageorganizer atof [[Sarupathar]]the Quit India movement, he was judged the mastermind of a troop train derailment and hanged.
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| [[Surya Sen]] || 1894 || 1934 || President of [[Indian National Congress]]INC [[Chittagong]] Branch, mastermindhe led ofthe [[Chittagong armoury raid]].
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| [[Ananta Singh]] || 1903 || 1979 || [[A revolutionary, he participated in the Chittagong armoury raid]].
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| [[Ganesh Ghosh]] || 1900 || 1994 || [[A revolutionary, he participated in the Chittagong armoury raid]].
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| [[Sri Aurobindo]] || 1872 || 1950 || A nationalist, he was arrested for leading the [[Alipore bomb caseconspiracy]].
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| [[Rash Behari Bose]] ||1886 || 1945 || [[RashA Beharirevolutionary, Bose#Indianhe Nationalhelped Army|form the [[Indian National Army]] in Imperial Japan.
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| [[Ubaidullah Sindhi]] || 1872 || 1944 || An activist, he sought independence through foreign alliance in the [[Silk Letter Movement]].
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| [[Uzair Gul Peshawari]] || || 1989 || [[An activist, he was imprisoned for the Silk Letter Movement]].<ref name="asiran">{{cite book |author1=Muhammad Miyan Deobandi |authorlink1=Muhammad Miyan Deobandi |title=Asiran-e-Malta |trans-title = Prisoners of Malta |publisher=Naimia Book Depot |location=[[Deoband]] |pages=367–376 |edition=January 2002 |language=Urdu |chapter=Mawlana Uzair Gul}}</ref>
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| [[Lokenath Bal]] || 1908 || 1964 || [[A revolutionary, he participated in the Chittagong armoury raid]].
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| [[Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee]] || 1895 || 1969 || A revolutionary, he was imprisoned for the [[Kakori conspiracy]].
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| [[Baikuntha Shukla]] || 1907 || 1934 || AssassinationA ofrevolutionary, Phanindrahe Nathwas Ghosh,executed afor Britishmurdering a government approverwitness.
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| [[Ambika Chakrabarty]] || 1892 || 1962 || [[A revolutionary, he took part in the Chittagong armoury raid]].
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| [[Badal Gupta]] || 1912 || 1930 || AttackA revolutionary, he died in an attack on police at [[Writers' Building]].
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| [[Dinesh Gupta]] ||1911 || 1931 || [[BadalA Gupta#Therevolutionary, battlehe atwas Writers.27executed Building|Attackfollowing an attack on police at Writers' Building]].
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| [[Benoy Basu]] || 1908 || 1930 || [[BadalA Gupta#Therevolutionary, battlehe atdied Writers.27following Building|Attackan attack on police at Writers' Building]].
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| [[Rajendra Lahiri]] || 1901 || 1927 || [[A revolutionary, he participated in the Kakori conspiracy]].
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| [[Barindra Kumar Ghosh]] || 1880 || 1959 || [[A revolutionary organizer, he was convicted in the Alipore bomb case]].
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| [[Prafulla Chaki]] || 1888 || 1908 || TheA [[Muzaffarpur]]revolutionary, killinghe killed two innocents in a mistargetted assassination bombing.
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| [[Ullaskar Dutta]] || 1885 || 1965 || [[A revolutionary bomb-maker, he was convicted in the Alipore bomb case]].
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| [[Bhupendra Kumar Datta]] || 1892 || 1979 || MemberA revolutionary, editor of the publications of [[Anushilan Samiti]].
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| [[Ramesh Chandra Jha]] || 1925 || 1994 || [[Sugauli]]An policeactivist, stationhe robberywas a member of the Quit India movement.
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| [[Hemchandra Kanungo]] || 1871 || 1951 || [[A nationalist, convicted in the Alipore bomb case]].
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| [[Surendranath Tagore]] || 1872 || 1940 || InvolvedA in the [[Swadeshi]] movement in [[Bengal]]nationalist, inhe oppositionserved toas the [[Partitiontreasurer of Bengalthe (1905)|1905 partition ofAnushilan Bengal]]Samiti.
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| [[Basawon Singh (Sinha)]]|| 1909 || 1989 || An activist, he was convicted in the [[Lahore Conspiracy Case trial|Lahore conspiracy case]].
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| [[Bhavabhushan Mitra]] || 1881 || 1970 || [[Ghadar Mutiny]]{{citation needed|date=September 2020|issue=Not in either article}}
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| [[Bina Das]] || 1911 || 1986 || AttemptedA revolutionary, she attempted to assassinate the [[Bengal]] Governor [[Stanley Jackson]].
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| [[Kalpana Datta]] || 1913 || 1995 || Involved in the Indian Independence Movement; also part of the [[Chittagong armoury raid]] planning.
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| [[Kartar Singh Sarabha]] || 1896 || 1915 || MostA famouslyrevolutionary, accusedhe inhelped with the [[LahoreGhadar ConspiracyParty]] Casepaper trial|Lahoreand Conspiracythe attempted [[Ghadar trialMutiny]].
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| [[Shyamji Krishna Varma]] || 1857 || 1930 || FoundedA nationalist, he founded the [[Indian Home Rule Society]], the [[India House]] and ''[[The Indian Sociologist]]'' in London.
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| [[Subhas Chandra Bose]] || 1897 || Not determined || FatherA ofnationalist, thehe Nation ,Foundedfounded the [[Indian Legion]] in Nazi Germany and revamped the [[Indian National Army]] in Imperial Japan.
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| [[Binod Bihari Chowdhury]] || 1911 || 2013 || [[A revolutionary, he took part in the Chittagong armoury raid]].
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| [[Bhupendranath Datta]] || 1880 || 1961 || [[Indo-GermanA Conspiracy]]revolutionary, memberhe was editor of newspaper ''[[AnushilanJugantar SamitiPatrika]]''.
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| [[Amarendranath Chatterjee]] || 1880 || 1957 || A revolutionary, he raised funds and took part in the [[Indo-German Conspiracy]].
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| [[Atulkrishna Ghosh]] || 1890 || 1966 || [A revolutionary, he took part in the [Indo-German Conspiracy]].
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| [[Subodh Roy]] || 1916 || 2006 || [[A revolutionary, he took part in the Chittagong armoury raid]], and later the [[Tebhaga movement]].
 
 
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| [[Maulvi Liaquat Ali]] || 1812 || 1892 || CapturedA leader of the [[Sepoy Mutiny]], he captured [[Khusro Bagh]] in [[Allahabad]] and declared the "independence" of India.
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| [[Asaf Ali]] || 1888 || 1953 || [[IndianA independencenationalist, movement|Indianhe nationalcampaigned movement]]for independence.
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| [[Rani of Jhansi]] || 19 November 1828, [[Varanasi]] || 18 June 1858, [[Gwalior]] || OneA queen of theMaratha, leadingshe figurestook ofpart in the [[Indian Rebellionrebellion of 1857]]. Became a symbol of resistance to the [[British Raj]] for the [[Indian independence movement|Indian nationalists]].
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| [[Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi]] || 1869 || 1948 || [[Father of the Nation]], he was the preeminent leader of the [[Indian independence movement]] in British-ruled India. Employing [[Civil disobedience|nonviolent civil disobedience]], Gandhiand led India to independence and inspired movements for [[Civil and political rights|civil rights]] and freedom across the world.
 
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| [[Goverdhan Lal Arya]] || 1922|| 2005|| Prominent Indian independence activistsactivist from the central province Inspiredinspired by the [[Arya Samaj]]. He led many trade unions and Millsmills strikes against Britishers.{{citation needed|date=September 2020}}
 
| [[Goverdhan Lal Arya]] || 1922|| 2005|| Prominent Indian independence activists from the central province Inspired by the [[Arya Samaj]]. He led many trade unions and Mills strikes against Britishers.
 
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| [[Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel]] || 1875 || 1950 || A politician, he campaigned for independence.
| [[Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel]] || 1875 || 1950 || Popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the first [[Deputy Prime Minister of India]]. He was an Indian [[barrister]], a senior leader of the [[Indian National Congress]], and a founding father of the Republic of India. Played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation.
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| [[Jawahar Lal Nehru]] || 1889 || 1964 || FoundingAn fatheractivist, ofhe India, ancampaigned Indianfor independence activist, and subsequently,became theIndia's first [[Prime Minister of India|prime minister]] and a central figure in Indian politics before and after Independence.
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| [[S. Satyamurti]] || 1887 || 1943 || MayorA of [[Chennai|Madras]]politician, President of the Madras District Congress Party Committee, Advocate of the [[Madras High Court|High Court of Madras]], [[Senior counsel|Senior Advocate]] of the [[Federal Court of India]], Deputy leader of the Congress party, and Member of the [[Central Legislativehe Assembly|Indiancampaigned Legislativefor Assembly]]independence.<ref>{{cite news |date=28 March 1943 |url=https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1943/03/28/83911189.html?pageNumber=24 |title=S, SATYAMURTI; Indian Political Leader, 56, Long Active in Civil Disobedience |newspaper=The New York Times}} {{Subscription required}}</ref>
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| [[Shaukat Ali (politician)|Shaukat Ali]] || 1873 || 1938 || PlayedAn a role in the freedom movement of India against the [[British Empire|British Imperialism]] along with his brother "Mohammad Ali"activist and theirrevolutionary, motherhe "Bi Amman". These freedom fighters were champions of [[Hindu–Muslim unity]] who endorsed the Hindus and the Muslims to fight together in the strugglecampaigned for India‘s independence. They were arrested and imprisonedsupplied from 1921weapons to 1923 for their support of [[Mahatma Gandhi]] and the [[Indian National Congress]] during the [[Non-Cooperation Movement]] (1919–1922)revolutionaries.<ref>[http://www.royalbook.com.pk/bookpage.aspx?TID=95 Brief History of Shaukat Ali],[http://storyofpakistan.com/maulana-shaukat-ali], [http://indianprofiles.blogspot.in/2007/04/maulana-shaukat-ali.html]</ref>
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| [[Sushila Chain Trehan]] || 1923 || 2011 || LeadingAn activist, she was a leading member of [[Arya Samaj]] whoand also fought for women's rights.
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| [[Bal Gangadhar Tilak]] || 1856 || 1920 || OneA ofnationalist, thehe firstcampaigned and strongest advocates offor [[Swaraj]] ("self-rule") and a strong radical of Indian consciousness.
 
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| [[Bipin Chandra Pal]] || 1858 || 1932 || MemberA nationalist, he was a founding member of the [[SwarajSwadeshi movement]].
 
 
 
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| [[Lala Lajpat Rai]] || 1865 || 1928 || MemberA nationalist, he was a founding member of [[Swaraj]]the Swadeshi movement.
 
 
 
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| [[Alekh Patra]] || 1923 || 1999 || MemberA of [[Congress]]nationalist, [[sarvodaya]],he whowas participatedjailed infor theburning freedoma movementpolice at the age of 18station.
 
 
 
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| [[Accamma Cherian]] || 1909 || 1982 || PopularlyAn knownactivist, asshe thewas Jhansinamed Raniacting president of [[the Travancore]]. State Congress while the leadership were jailed.
 
 
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| [[Rosamma Punnoose]] || 1913 || 2013 || Indian independenceAn activist, politicianshe andcampaigned lawyerfor independence.
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| [[Annie Mascarene]] || 1902 || 1963 || [[Indian freedom fighter]] and [[Member of Parliament]] from [[Thiruvananthapuram]], [[Kerala]].
| [[Annie Mascarene]] || 1902 || 1963 || An activist and politician, she was arrested several times while campaigning for independence.
 
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| [[Titusji]] || 1905 || 1980 || OneAn ofactivist, he was among the 78 marchers selected by [[Mahatma Gandhi]] to take part in the 1930 [[DandiSalt March]].
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| [[George Joseph (Kerala)]] || 1887 || 1938 || A [[lawyer]] and [[Indian independenceAn activist]]., Onehe ofled the earliest and among the most prominent [[Syriannon-cooperation Christians of Kerala|Syrian Christians from Keralamovement]] toin join the freedom struggleMadurai.
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| [[T. V. Thomas]] || 1910 || 1977 || One of the first generation [[Trade unions in India|trade union leaders]] in Kerala and was actively involved in the [[Indian independence movement]].{{relevance inline|date=September 2020|It is a very minor note in the subject's article, does not appear notable for inclusion on this list – otherwise this list would quickly become cluttered.}}
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| [[Madhusudan Das]] || 1848 || 1934 || A well-known leader from the [[Christianity in Odisha|Christian community in Odisha]], popularly known as "Utkal Gourab". He was the first graduate and advocate of [[Odisha]].{{relevance inline|date=September 2020|How is he an independence activist? Needs citation.}}
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| [[Kali Charan Banerjee]] || 1847 || 1907 || A talented orator and representative of the [[Bengali Christians|Bengali Christian]] community.politician, Hehe joinedregularly addressed the [[Indian National Congress]] in 1885 and regularly addressed the Congress's annual sessions in moulding the policy of national movement.{{relevance inline|date=September 2020|How is he an independence activist?}}
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| [[Sukhdev Thapar]] || 15 May 1907 || 23 March 1931 || An IndianA revolutionary., Ahe was a senior member of theHSRA Hindustan Socialist Republican Association, heand participated in several actions alongsidebefore Bhagathis Singh and Shivaram Rajguru, and was hanged by the British authorities on 23 March 1931execution.
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| [[Shivaram Rajguru]] || 24 August 1908 || 23 March 1931 || An IndianA revolutionary from Maharashtra, knownhe mainlywas foran hisHSRA involvementmember inand the assassination ofassassinated a British Raj police officer. He also fought for the independence of Indiaoficer.
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|[[Bankim Chandra Chatterjee]] || 27 June 1838 || 8 April 1894 || IndianA novelist from Naihatinationalist, Kolkata,he poet and journalist. He was the composer ofwrote ''[[Vande Mataram,]]'' originallywhich ininspired Sanskritmany stotra personifying India as a mother goddessactivists and inspiringbecame activiststhe duringnational thesong Indianof Independence MovementIndia.
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|[[Kazi Nazrul Islam]] || 25 May 1899|| 29 August 1976|| IndianA Novelistnationalist, andhe Poetcalled fromfor revolution in his poetic works and Churuliapublications.
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|[[Sarojini Naidu]] || 1879|| 1949|| An activist, she called for independence in her writing and was a major figure of the civil disobedience movement.
 
|[[Sarojini Naidu]] || 13 February 1879|| 2 March 1949|| Sarojini Naidu was an Indian political activist and poet.
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| [[Haribhau Nanasheth Bedarkar]] || 1887 || 9 December 1984|| Hari Bedarkar was an [[Indian Freedom Fighter]]. He was born in 1887 at [[Samsherpur]] in [[Akole]] taluka of [[Ahmednagar]] district, [[Maharashtra]]. He participated in [[Civil Disobedience]] and [[Satyagrah]]. He also contributed to stop [[Caste Discrimination]]. {{Citation needed|date=August 2020}}
 
| [[Haribhau Nanasheth Bedarkar]] || 1887|| 9 December 1984|| Hari Bedarkar was an [[Indian Freedom Fighter]]. He was born in 1887 at [[Samsherpur]] in [[Akole]] taluka of [[Ahmednagar]] district, [[Maharashtra]]. He participated in [[Civil Disobedience]] and [[Satyagrah]]. He also contributed to stop [[Caste Discrimination]]. {{Citation needed|date=August 2020}}
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|[[Bakhtawar Singh]] || || 10 February 1858|| Bakhtawar Singh Rathore was king Amjhera(Dhar) MP, belong to Rathore family of Jodhpur and fight against British in Bhopawar,Sardapur, Manpur, Gujri and won. Singh was hanged to death at the present MTH compound in Indore along with his supporters on 10 February 1858,
 
since he had refused to surrender before the British.. Freedom fighter of 1957{{Citation needed|date=September 2020}}
|[[Bakhtawar Singh]] || || 10 February 1858|| Bakhtawar Singh Rathore was king Amjhera(Dhar) MP, belong to Rathore family of Jodhpur and fight against British in Bhopawar,Sardapur, Manpur, Gujri and won. Singh was hanged to death at the present MTH compound in Indore along with his supporters on 10 February 1858,
since he had refused to surrender before the British.. Freedom fighter of 1957
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|[[Diwan Gulab Rai]] || || 10 February 1858|| Supporter of King Bakhtawar Singh Rathore. Freedom fighter of 1957.{{Citation needed|date=September 2020}}
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|[[Chiman Lal]] || || 10 February 1858|| Supporter of King Bakhtawar Singh Rathore. Freedom fighter of 1957.{{Citation needed|date=September 2020}}
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|[[Bashir Ullah Khan]] || || 10 February 1858|| Supporter of King Bakhtawar Singh Rathore. Freedom fighter of 1957.{{Citation needed|date=September 2020}}
 
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|[[Tara_Rani_Srivastava|Tara Rani Srivastava]] || unknown|| unknown|| TaraAn Raniactivist, Srivastavashe was an Indian freedom fighter, and part of Mahatma Gandhi'sthe Quit India Movement in 1942movement.
 
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==See also==
*[[:Category:Indian revolutionaries]]
 
==References==