Tag Archives: Life History of Freedom Activists

Acharya Vinoba Bhave Biography For Students

Vinoba Bhave

Date of Birth: 11 September, 1895 Place of Birth: Gagode village, Kolaba District, Maharashtra Parents: Narahari Shambhu Rao (Father) and Rukmini Devi (Mother) Association: Freedom Activist, Thinker, Social Reformer Movement: Indian Freedom Movement; Bhoodan Movement; Sarvodaya Movement Political Ideology: Right wing, Gandhian Religious Views: Egalitarianism; Hinduism Publications: Geeta Pravachane (religious); Teesri Shakti (political); Swarajya Shastra (political); Bhoodan Ganga (social); Moved …

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Shaheed Udham Singh Biography For Students

Shaheed Udham Singh

Name: Shaheed-i-Azam Sardar Udham Singh Born: 26 December 1899 Sunam, Punjab, British India Died: 31 July 1940 Barnsbury, England, United Kingdom Organization: Ghadar Party, Hindustan Socialist Republican Association, Indian Workers’ Association Movement: Indian independence movement External Link: More on Wiki Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born as Sher Singh on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely …

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Chandra Shekhar Azad Biography For Students

Chandra Shekhar Azad - Biography

Name: Chandra Shekhar Azad Born: July 23, 1906 Bhabhra (present-day Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh) Martyrdom: February 27, 1931 Allahabad Achievements: Involved in Kakori Train Robbery (1926), the attempt to blow up the Viceroy’s train (1926), and the shooting of Saunders at Lahore (1928) to avenge the killing of Lala Lajpat Rai; formed Hindustan Socialist Republican Association with fellow compatriots …

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak Biography For Students

Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Biography

Name: Bal Gangadhar Tilak Born: July 23, 1856 Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India Died: August 1, 1920 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Author, Politician, Freedom Fighter, Social Reformer Political Party: Indian National Congress Movement: Indian Independence movement Achievements: Considered as Father of Indian National Movement; Founded “Deccan Education Society” to impart quality education to India’s youth; was a member of the Municipal Council …

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Veer Savarkar Biography For Students

Veer Savarkar Biography

Born: May 28, 1883 Bhagur, Nasik Died: February 26, 1966 Mumbai, India Cause of death: Fast unto death Siblings: Ganesh Damodar Savarkar, Maina Damodar Savarkar, Narayan Damodar Savarkar Education: Fergusson College, City Law School, University of Mumbai Achievements: Founded the Abhinav Bharat Society and Free India Society; brought out an authentic informative researched work on The Great Indian Revolt of …

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Bhagat Singh Biography For Students & Children

Bhagat Singh

Born: September 28, 1907, Punjab, India 1930: Threw bombs in Central Assembly Hall, protesting on imposing severe measures like the Trades Disputes Bill by the Britishers. 1930: Went on hunger strike to protest the inhuman treatment of fellow-political prisoners by jail authorities. 1930: Sukh Dev and Raj Guru, he was awarded the death sentence. Cremated on the bank of the …

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Sarojini Naidu Biography For Students

Sarojini Naidu

Born: Sarojini Chatterjee 13 February 1879 Hyderabad, Telangana, India Died: 2 March 1949 (aged 70) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Nationality: Indian Political party: Indian National Congress Spouse(s): Govindarajulu Naidu (1898–1949) Alma mater: University of Madras; King’s College London; Girton College, Cambridge Occupation: Political activist, poet-writer Achievements: She was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National …

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Subhas Chandra Bose Biography For Students

Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945 (aged 48) was an Indian nationalist whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Japan left a troubled legacy. The honorific Netaji (Hindustani language: “Respected Leader”), first applied to Bose in Germany, by the Indian soldiers of the Indische …

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Biography For Students

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Born: December 3, 1884 Died: February 28, 1963 Achievements: First President of independent India; President of the Constituent Assembly; President of Congress in 1943 and 1939. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of independent India. He was the President of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the Constitution. He had also served as a Cabinet Minister briefly in the first …

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Biography For Students

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was born in a Gujarati family on October 31, 1875. After his schooling, he saved money to go to England for higher studies. He studied law there and returned to India as a barrister. Gandhiji had a great impact on Patel, and he entered the political field in 1918. His excellent work in every field made him …

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