List of Indian warriors

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This is a list of Indian warriors (both legendary and historical figures).

Ancient warriors[edit]

Surya Vanshi[edit]

Chandra Vanshi[edit]

Mahabharat War[edit]

d to approximation by Archaeological Survey of India based on relics found at Kurukshetra

600 BC – 1 AD[edit]

Maurya Empire[edit]

Medieval warriors[edit]

Chalukya Dynasty[edit]

Chola Empire[edit]

Rashtrakuta Dynasty[edit]

Vijayanagara Empire[edit]

Brahmins(Tyagi and Bhumihaar)[edit]

Solanki Warriors[edit]

Rajput Warriors[edit]

  • Udhal,Chandela warrior and younger brother of Alha.
  • Prithviraj Chauhan, a Rajput king of medieval India. He conquered Rajasthan, Punjab, Delhi and parts of Gujarat. He was killed at ghor by his own friend Chand bardai as Prithvi didn't want to die through anybody else's weapon from Ghor.

Rana Hamir.a Rajput warrior.

  • RajRana Bahadur was Prominent Rajput warrior in Mewar history, he used to fight for cause of Mewar and been very victorious in each battle he fought . he was one of the bravest warrior and key soldier which every king might want to have.

Rajrana Bahadur was also compared to Rana Sanga in Fighting and valour, even he got many scars and wounds from battles he fought but wounds never let him stop in defending Mewar.

  • Rana Kumbha a Rajput King who never lost a war. He was respected by his enemies and is also known to have built 32 forts in Mewar.

Jhala Maan singh is an outstanding dazzling example of extraordinary valour, bravery and sacrifice who shrouded with the glory of struggle for freedom. In the battle of Haldi Ghati in 1576, Jhala Maan decorated himself with the Crown and the royal emblem from Pratap and started fighting valiantly. Jhala Maan has set a unique example of bravery and courage by sacrificing his life to save the life of Pratap for his country.

  • Durgadas Rathore a rajput general fought the Mughal Empire for 25 years until independence of Marwar.
  • Gogaji, a Chauhan Rajput and a local deity of Rajasthan.
  • Vachra Dada, a Solanki Rajput and folk deity of Gujarat.
  • Amar Singh Rathore, The first Person to ever raise his voice and kill a person in the Mughal court. Also known as a great fighter who single handedly killed around 20 Mughal guards on his own.
  • Dulla Bhatti, Led a rebellion against the mughals for 20 years. Also known as Robin hood of Punjab.

Maratha warriors[edit]

Muslim Warriors[edit]

  • Hyder Ali, Princly ruler of Mysore
  • Thipu tamil Sultan,Known as Tiger of Mysore was Eldest son of Hyder Ali and biggest threat of British Empire. Famous for Invention of War Rocket first time in the world.
  • Ibrahim Khan Gardi-Commander of Maratha artillery units in 3rd battle of Panipat

He was one of the most skilled person in cannon fighting in the 17th century.

  • Hakim Khan Sur-Commander of Maharana Pratap's artillery unit against Mughals.Fought even in battle of Hadighati.
  • Akbar The Mughal Emperor

Sikh warriors[edit]

Tamil warriors[edit]