List of Indian independence activists

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This is a listing of people who campaigned against or are considered to have campaigned against colonial rule on the Indian sub-continent.

The Indian independence movement consisted of efforts by Indians to obtain political independence from British, French and Portuguese rule; it involved a wide spectrum of Indian political organizations, philosophies, and rebellions.

Activists[edit]

Name Birth Death Activity
Bal Gangadhar Tilak 23 July 1856 1 August 1920 First leader of the Indian Independence Movement[1]
Khudiram Bose 3 December 1889 11 August 1908 The Muzaffarpur killing
Chandra Shekhar Azad 23 July 1906 27 February 1931 Kakori Conspiracy
Ram Prasad Bismil 11 June 1897 19 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy
Bhagat Singh 27/28 September 1907 23 March 1931 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929
Udham Singh 26 December 1899 31 July 1940 Shooting in Caxton Hall
Hemu Kalani 23 March 1923 21 January 1943 Sabotage of Railway Track
Ashfaqulla Khan 22 October 1900 19 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy
Sachindra Bakshi 25 December 1904 23 November 1984 Kakori Conspiracy
Manmath Nath Gupta 7 February 1908 26 October 2000 Kakori Conspiracy
Vasudev Balwant Phadke 4 November 1845 17 February 1883 Deccan Rebellion
Anant Laxman Kanhere 1891 April 19, 1910 Shooting of British Officer Jackson
Krishnaji Gopal Karve 1887 April 19, 1910 Shooting of British Officer Jackson
Ganesh Damodar Savarkar June 13, 1879 March 16, 1945 Armed movement against the British
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 28 May 1883 26 February 1966 Father of Hindu Nationalism
Bagha Jatin 7 December 1879 10 September 1915 The Howrah-Sibpur conspiracy case, Hindu–German Conspiracy
Batukeshwar Dutt 18 November 1910 July 20, 1965 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929
Sukhdev Thapar 15 May 1907 23 March 1931 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929
Shivaram Hari Rajguru 24 August 1908 23 March 1931 Murder of a British police officer, J. P. Saunders
Roshan Singh 22 January 1892 19 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy, Bamrauli Action
Pritilata Waddedar 5 May 1911 23 September 1932 Pahartali European Club attack
Jatindra Nath Das 27 October 1904 13 September 1929 Hunger strike and Lahore conspiracy case
Durgawati Devi (Durga Bhabi) 7 October 1907 15 October 1999 Running the bomb factory 'Himalayan Toilets'
Bhagwati Charan Vohra 4 July 1904 28 May 1930 Philosophy of Bomb
Madan Lal Dhingra 18 September 1883 17 August 1909 Curzon Wyllie's assassination
Alluri Sitarama Raju 1897 7 May 1924 Rampa Rebellion of 1922
Kushal Konwar 1905 15 June 1943 Train sabotage Sarupathar
Surya Sen (Masterda) 22 March 1894 12 January 1934 Chittagong Armoury Raid
Ananta Singh 1 December 1903 25 January 1979 Chittagong armoury raid
Sri Aurobindo Ghosh 15 August 1872 5 December 1950 Alipore Bomb Case
Rash Behari Bose 25 May 1886 21 January 1945 Indian National Army
Ubaidullah Sindhi March 10, 1872 August 22, 1944 Silk Letter Conspiracy
Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee 1895 1969 Kakori Conspiracy
Baikuntha Shukla 1907 May 14, 1934 Assassination of Phanindra Nath Ghosh, a government Approver
Ambika Chakrabarty 1892 6 March 1962 Chittagong armoury raid
Badal Gupta 1912 8 December 1930 Attack at Writers Building
Dinesh Gupta 6 December 1911 7 July 1931 Attack at Writers Building
Moulana Mahmudul Hasan | Benoy Basu 11 September 1908 13 December 1930 Attack at Writers Building
Rajendra Lahiri 1901 17 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy
Barindra Kumar Ghosh 5 January 1880 18 April 1959 Alipore Bomb Case
Prafulla Chaki 10 December 1888 1908 The Muzaffarpur killing
Ullaskar Dutta April 16, 1885 May 17, 1965 Alipore Bomb Case
Hemchandra Kanungo 1871 1951 Alipore Bomb Case
Basawon Singh (Sinha) 23 March 1909 7 April 1989 Lahore conspiracy case Bhavabhushan Mitra 1881 27 January 1970 Ghadar Mutiny
Bina Das 24 August 1911 26 December 1986 Attempted to Assassinate the Bengal Governor Stanley Jackson

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