Bose, Subhas Chandra, 1897-1945

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1897-01-23
Death 1945-08-18
Gender:
Male
Indians (India)
Bengali

Biographical notes:

1920 passed the Indian Civil Service examination, but resigned his appointment; c 1920 joined the Indian National Movement; 1924-1927 imprisoned; 1927 leader of the Bengal Provincial Congress; 1928 general secretary, the Indian National Congress and commander of the Congress Volunteers; 1930-1933 series of short term imprisonments; 1930 elected mayor of Calcutta (during a period of imprisonment); 1933-1937 moved to Europe for health reasons, published various books on Indian Independance and undertook propaganda work; 1938-1939 president, the Indian National Conference; 1939 founder, the Forward Bloc; 1940 imprisoned; 1941 travelled to Berlin via Afghanistan as Orlando Mazzotta and set up the Free India Centre; 1941-1943 recruited Indians taken as prisoners of war in North Africa; 1943 travelled to Tokyo; 1943-1944 reconstituted the Indian National Army from prisoners taken by the Japanese at Singapore; 1944-1945 invaded Eastern India with the Japanese; 1945 killed in a plane crash over Taiwan.

Epithet: politician and military leader

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000234

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Places:

  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Pakistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Teheran, Iran (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tabriz, Iran (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Albania, Europe (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Palestine, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Palestine, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Orissa, India (as recorded)
  • Minami Kikan, Myanmar (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Germany, Europe (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)