Top Ten Figures of the Indian Independence Movement

Covering an eventful period of nearly two centuries, a scattered war was waged by India against the British, which began with the English victory in Plassey in 1757. Since then had been rebellions against the cruelty and unfairness of British tyranny in the Indian subcontinent. Soon great battles were fought, immortal personalities emerged, extreme events occured, innumerable were killed or injured or involved in this amazing Revolution - all in the name of freedom, which finally was begotten in 1947.

My take on the most effective leaders of the movement.

The Top Ten

1 Bhagat Singh Bhagat Singh was an Indian revolutionary socialist who was influential in the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the word "Shaheed" meaning "martyr" in a number of Indian languages. more.

Great patriot of India died at very young age of 23 years.

Bhagat singh was a young dynamic freedom fighter who was a great patriot.

The story of this legend is so true... some even think its a myth!

The greatest freedom fighter

2 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

He is the guy that had the exceptional thinking mind and he makes others with him to work and raise voice with power and intelligence and make the india free of most of the difficlties.


He should be in number one.Fought against British and brought independence to India.Non violence and Truth were his weapons.


3 Subhas Chandra Bose Subhas Chandra Bose, 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 rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan left a troubled legacy.

The Tru petriotic Personal, with a great vision.
He was real 1st one of the very high end vision and 1st Prime Minister of India.
Before full Independence from British.

He was a real hero. I mean no one supported him neither Gandhi nor anyone to his movement he was removed from Indian congress but he made alliance with Japan and Germany to make India free from British rule he founded Indian national army and hired Indians to fight against British rule. In my sense all are great who fought for my country but I like Bose He was really a dynamic personality

He is a Communist who wanted Independence for India through violence.

He was real hero.

4 Rani Laxmi Bai

Threatening gives you an advantage when fighting. This woman is the biggest reason you shouldn't be sexist. - booklover1

She was a woman, and she threatened the whole British Empire. - TheSudhanva

She cannot be forgot because of her sacrifices for the future of India. She is more than any ordinary woman

She was a brave women.

5 Jawaharlal Nehru

He was the biggest force who fought along side Mahatma Gandhi for Indian independence.

He deserve to be at number 1.Fought 35 years for Indian Independence.spent 9 years in jail.

He is the most intellectual freedom fighter who fought along side Mahatma Gandhi.He was handpicked by Gandhi to became first Prime minister of independent India.

Architect of modern India

6 Chandrashekhar Azad

Famous extremist leader who fought for Indian independence.died at very young age 24.

This is the guy... Who giving independence to India.

7 Bal Gangadar Tilak

Leader of the extremists. - TheSudhanva

8 Nana Saheb
9 Ram Prasad Bismil
10 Lala Lajpat Rai

Talented journalist and passionate freedom fighter. - TheSudhanva

Super man of India

The Contenders

11 Veerapandiyan Kattabomman

Probably the first ever revolutionary - his hanging began the long and eventful struggle of India towards freedom. Pity very few know about him, though. - TheSudhanva

Never heard of him.maybe he is a brahmin people are trying to make him famous.

12 Mangal Pandey

He is the one who started the revolution

13 B. R. Ambedkar Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly known as Babasaheb or B. R. Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards Untouchables (Dalits), while also more.

Freedom fight for 3000 years' slaves

14 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
15 Savitribai Phule Savitribai Jyotirao Phule was an Indian social reformer and poet. Along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, she played an important role in improving women's rights in India during British rule.

Greet savitreebai phule

16 Babu Genu Said
17 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

Greatest man ever on earth.

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