Ram Prasad Bismil

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Birthday
11, 1897
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 19, 1927 (30)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1897
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 19, 1927 (30)

About

Indian patriotic poet, translator, and political revolutionary of the early twentieth century. He is best known for a patriotic Urdu poem entitled "Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna."

Before Fame

He wrote a Hindi poem entitled "Mera Janm" ("My Birth") when he was eighteen years old. The poem expressed his revolutionary political views and his objection to British rule in India.

Trivia

He was executed (hanged) in December of 1927 as punishment for his revolutionary activities in the fight for Indian independence.

Family Life

He was the son of Murlidhar and Moolmati Bismil.

Associated With

He and other Indian youth helped to pass a congressional proposal in 1921 that was opposed by Mahatma Gandhi.

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