Mangal Pandey (19 July 1827 – 8 April 1857)

Mangal Pandey (19 July 1827 – 8 April 1857)  Mangal Pandey (July 19, 1827- 8 April 1857) also known as Shaheed Mangal Pandey was a sepoy (soldier) in the 34th Regiment of the Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) of the English East India Company. Pandey was born in the village of Nagwa in district Ballia (U.P.). […]

Tatia Tope (1814 – 18 April 1859)

Tatia Tope (1814 – 18 April 1859) Tantya Tope (1814-1859) also known as Ram Chandra Pandurang, was an Indian leader in the Indian rebellion of 1857. Born in at village Yeola in Maharastra, he was the son of Pandurang Rao Tope, an important noble at the court of the Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao II. His […]

Veerapandiya Kattabomman (3 January 1760 – 16 October 1799)

Veerapandiya Kattabomman (3 January 1760 – 16 October 1799) Veera Pandiya Kattabomman (Veera= brave) hailed from Panchalankurichi (present day Tirunelveli), Tamilnadu. His father Aadi Kattabomman was a minister in the court of Jagaveera Pandiyan, a descendent in the pandiyan line, Jagveera Pandiyan was issueless and declared Kattabomman as his successor. Since Kattabomman was the first […]