Famous Indian Personalities-Nicknames

Mahatma Gandhi is known by the nickname “Bapu” and also revered as the father of the Nation. The famous personalities in India are addressed with certain names by the people out of love or due to the achievement they have earned while doing something noteworthy for the country’s development.

This article has listed down the nicknames of eminent personalities of India.

 Nicknames are generally asked in the general knowledge segment in all competitive exams like government exams, bank exams, etc. This will help your competitive exam preparation.

List of Famous Personalities & their Nicknames

Nickname

Personality

Acharya Vinoba Bhave
Adi Kavi Valmiki
Ajatshatru Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Akbar of Kashmir Jainul Abdin
Andhra Kesari T Prakasam
Anna C N Annadurai
Babuji Javjeevan Ram
Badshah Khan / Frontier Gandhi Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bapu Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Bengal Kesari Ashutosh Mukherji
Bengal Tiger Bipin Chandrapal & Saurav Ganguli
Bihar Kesri Dr. Srikrishna Singh
Bihar Vibhuti Dr. Anurag Narayan Singh
Bismark of India Vallabhai Patel
Biswa Kavi Rabindranath Tagore
Buddha Siddhartha Gautama
C R C Rajagopalachari
Chacha Jawaharlal Nehru
Deenabandhu C F Andrews
Desabandhu C R Das
Desh Ratna Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Deshbandhu Chitta Ranjan Das
Deshpriya Yatindra Mohan Sengupta
Father of Gujrat Ravi Sankar Maharaj
Father of Nation (India) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Flying Sikh Milkha Singh
Frontier Gandhi Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
Gandhiji Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Grand Old Man of India Dadabhai Naoroji
Grandfather of Indian Films Dhundiraj Govind Fhalke
Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore
Guruji M S Gohlwalkar
Haryana Hurricane Kapil Dev
Hockey Wizard Dhyan Chand
Indian Machiavelli Chanakya
Iron Lady of India Indira Gandhi
Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
J P Jayaprakash Narayan
Jana Nayak Karpuri Thakur
Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore
King Maker of Indian History Sayyed Bandhu
Kuvempu K.V.Puttappa
Lal, Bal, Pal Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Ganghadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal
Light of Asia Sreebuddha
Lion of Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
Lion of Maratha Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Little Master Sunil Gavaskar
Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan
Machiavelli of India Chanakya
Magician of Hockey Dhyanchand
Mahamana Madan Mohan Malaviya
Man of Destiny Napolean Bonaparte
Man of Iron Vallabhai Patel
Man of Peace Lal Bahadur Shastri
Morning Star of India Renaissance Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Napolean of India Samudragupta
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Nightingale of India Sarojini Naidu
Panditji Jawaharlal Nehru
Panjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai
Payyoli Express P. T. Usha
Prince of Kolkata Saurav Ganguly
Priyadarshini Indira Gandhi
Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai
Rajaji C Rajagopalachari
Rajarshee Purushottam Das tandon
Sahid-e-Azam Bhagat Singh
Saint of Sabarmati Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Saint of the Gutters mother Teresa
Shakespere of India Kalidasa
Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Abdullah
Sparrow Major General Rajinder Singh
Strong Man of India Vallabhai Patel
Swar Kokila Lata Mangeshkar
Tau Chaudhury Devi Lal
The Little Master Sachin Tendulkar
Tiger of Mysore Tipu Sultan
Tota-e-Hind Amir Khushro
Udanpari P.T.Usha
Young Turk Chandra Sekhar

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Nicknames given to famous Indian personalities fall under static Gk part of the UPSC Exam, candidates can check more Static GK topics in the page linked here.

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