Subhas Chandra Bose Biography

Military Leader (1897–c. 1945)
Subhas Chandra Bose was a 20th century organizational and military leader who fought for India’s freedom from British rule.


Born on January 23, 1897, in Cuttack, India, Subhas Chandra Bose worked as the leader of the Bengal Congress and eventually the Indian National Congress, calling for industrialization and the end to British rule over the country. His politics came into conflict with the ideas offered by Mahatma Gandhi and Bose later allied himself with Japan to create the Indian National Army. Bose died on August 18, 1945, in Taiwan.

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