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Famous personalities and their nicknames

“Famous personalities and their nicknames” is an important topic under general awareness, General knowledge and India and World History.  Here we listed all the important Nicknames of famous personalities with previous year MCQ   questions which was asked  in SSC exams.

List of Famous personalities and their nicknames

Personalities Nickname
Mahatma  Gandhi

 

• Father of the Nation

• Bapu

• Mahatma

• Saint of Sabarmati

C. Rajagopalachari Rajaji
Lal Bahadur Shastri Man of Peace
Raja Ram Mohan Roy

 

• Raja

• Morning Star of India Renaissance

• Father of Indian renaissance

Jawaharlal Nehru • Chacha

• Pandit ji

Dadabhai Naoroji Grand Old Man of India
Dayanand Saraswati

 

Martin Luther King of

India

Subhash Chandra Bose Netaji, Patriot of Patriots
Sayyid brothers

 

Kingmaker of Indian

History

Khan Abdul Ghaffar

Khan

 

• Frontier Gandhi

• Badshah Khan

Rabindranath Tagore

 

• Vishwa Kavi

• Kaviguru

• Gurudev

Bankim Chandra

Chattopadhyay

 

Sahitya Samrat
Indira Gandhi Iron Lady of India
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

 

• Quaid-i-Azam and

• Baba-i-Qaum

Sarojini Naidu

 

• Nightingale of India

• Bharat Kokila

Jayaprakash Narayan • JP

• Lok Nayak

Chanakya Machiavelli of India
Chandra Shekhar young Turk
Lala Lajpat Rai Punjab Kesari or Lion of Punjab
Jagjivan Ram Babuji
Jatindra Mohan Sengupta Deshpriya
Bhagat Singh ‘Shaheed-e-Azam’ or shaheed
Valmiki Adi Kavi
Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu Andhra Kesari
Bal Gangadhar Tilak Lokmanya
Lord Ripon Father of the Local Self-Government
C. N. Annadurai Anna
Tushar Kanti Ghosh Grand old man of Indian Journalism
Dr. Rajendra Prasad • Desh Ratna

•  Ajatshatru

Mother Mary Teresa • Mother

• Saint of the Gutters

Ravi Shankar Maharaj Father of Gujarat
Zain-ul-Abidin Akbar of Kashmir
Charles Freer Andrews Deenbandhu
Chittaranjan Das Deshbandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Bangabandhu
Archarya Nagarjuna Einstein of India
Salim Ali Birdman of India
Shri Krishna Sinha Bihar Kesari
Lord Buddha

 

• Siddhartha Gautama

• Enlightened One

• The Light of Asia

Pt. Madan Mohan

Malaviya

 

• Mahamana

• Prince of Beggars

Dhyan Chand • The Wizard or The Magician of hockey
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke Father of Indian cinema
Lata Mangeshkar

 

• Nightingale of Bollywood

• Swar Kokila

• Gaan Saraswati

Shah Jahan Prince of Builders
Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa Kuvempu
Tipu Sultan Tiger of Mysore
Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq Prince of Money makers
Sachin Tendulkar

 

• Little Master

• Master Blaster

Sunil Gavaskar Little Master
Milkha Singh Flying Sikh
Sourav Ganguly

 

• Dada

• Prince of Calcutta

• Maharaj

•  God of the Off Side

Kapil Dev Haryana Hurricane
Amir Khusrau

 

voice of India or Parrot of India
Purushottam Das Tandon Rajarshi
Lt. Col Rajinder Singh Sparrow
Sheikh Abdullah Sher-e-Kashmir
Kalidasa Shakespeare of India
Biju Patnaik Sher-e-Utka
Mother Mary Teresa • Mother

• Saint of the Gutters

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

 

• Strong (Iron) Man of India

• Bismark of India

PT Usha

 

• Payyoli Express

• Udan Pari

• Golden Girl

Chengiz Khan Scourage of God
Earl of Warwick King Maker
George Bernard Shaw GBS
General Eisenhower Ike
Pearl Buck Li-Kwan
Hippocrates Father of Medicine
Chaudhary Devi Lal Tau
Gen Ervin Rommel Desert Fox
Otto Van Bismarck Man of Blood and Iron
Adolf Hitler Fuehrer
Willium E Gladstone Grand Old Man of Britain
Queen Elizabeth IMaiden Queen
Ho Chi Minh Uncle Ho
MS Golwalkar Guruji
Geoffery Chaucer Father of English Poetry
Maharaja Kumar of Vizianagara Vizzy
Napoleon Bonaparte Little Corporal, Man of Destiny
Benito Mussolini II Duce
William Shakespeare Bard of Avon
Mark Twain Samuel Clemens
Florence Nightingale Lady with the lamp
Edmund Spencer Poet’s Poet
Hiuen Tsang Prince of Pilgrims
Dr. Anugrah Narayan Singh Bihar Vibhuti
Babur Prince of Autobiography
Karpuri Thakur Jana Nayak
MS Golvalkar Guruji
Ashutosh Mukherji Bengal Kesari
Tushar Kanti Ghosh Grand old man of Indian Journalism
Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal: Together known as – Lal, Bal, Pal
Sankaracharya Sage of Kanchi
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhay Kathasilpi

Who gave the Nicknames?

Personalities Nickname Given by
Ram Mohan Roy Raja Akbar II
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Frontier Gandhi Amir Chand Bombwal
Subhash Chandra Bose Netaji Indian soldiers of the Azad Hind Fauj.
Vallabhbhai Patel Sardar Mahatma Gandhi.
Charles Freer Andrews   Deenbandhu Mahatma Gandhi
V.A. Smith Samudragupta Napoleon of India
Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya   Mahamana Rabindranath Tagore
Bal Gangadhar Tilak Maker of Modern India Mahatma Gandhi
Bal Gangadhar Tilak Father of the Indian Revolution Jawaharlal Nehru
Milkha Singh Flying Sikh General Ayub Khan
Lata Mangeshkar Gaan Saraswati Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
Lata Mangeshkar Mallika –ae-tarannum Gulzar
Sarojini Naidu Bharat Kokila Rabindranath Tagore

Previous Year Questions on “Nicknames of Famous Personalities”

1. Who among the following is named as “Haryana Hurricane”?
(SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi Police SI Exam, 2015)
[A] Ajay Jadeja
[B] Ajay Ratsa
[C] Kapil Dev
[D] Nawab Pataudi

2. Who among the following is referred to as ‘Desert Fox’?
(SSC CGL Prelim 2005)
[A] Lord Wavell
[B] Gen. Eisenhover
[C] Gen. Rommel
[D] Gen. McArthur

3. Who among the following is known as the ‘Napoleon of India’?
(SSC CGL Tier-I Re-Exam 2015)
[A] Chandragupta
[B] Samudragupta
[C] Harshavardhana
[D] Ashoka

4. Who gave the title ‘Nightingale of India’ to Sarojini Naidu?
(SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) Exam. 2016)
[A] Jawaharlal Nehru
[B] Rabindranath Tagore
[C] Rajendra Prasad
[D] Mahatma Gandhi

5. Who is named as the Flying Sikh of India?
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2009)
[A] Mohinder Singh
[B] Ajit Pal Singh
[C] Joginder Singh
[D] Milkha Singh

6. Who referred to Mahatma Gandhi as “Father of the Nation” for the first time?
(SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016)
[A] Jawaharlal Nehru
[B] Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] C. Rajgopalachari
[D] Subhash Chandra Bose

7. Who gave the title of ‘Sardar’ to Vallabhbhai Patel?
(SSC MTS 2013)
[A] Rajaji
[B] Gandhiji
[C] Nehru
[D] M.A. Jinnah

8. Who is called as the ‘Prophet of New India’?
(FCI Assistant Grade-III 2012)
[A] Dayanand Saraswati
[B] Sri Ramakrishna
[C] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[D] Swami Vivekananda

9. Who is popularly known as the Grand Old Man of India?
(SSC CHSL (10+2) LDC 2015)
[A] Dadabhai Naoroji
[B] Madan Mohan Malaviya
[C] Mahadeva Govinda Ranade
[D] Surendranath Banerjee

10. Who, among the following, has been known as the ‘Frontier Gandhi’?
(SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2000)
[A] Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
[B] Khan Saheb
[C] Chaudhary Shaukatullah
[D] Liaquat Ali Khan

11. Find the correct match:
(SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2001)
A. Abdul Gaffar Khan…. 1. Mahatma
B. Dadabhai NaoroJi….. 2. Frontier Gandhi
C. Mohandas Karam …. 3. Grand Old man of India
D. Rabindra Nath Tagore ….. 4. Gurudev
[A] A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
[B] A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
[C] A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
[D] A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4

12. Match the following:
(SSC Section Officer (Audit) Exam. 14.12.2003)

#List: I
A. Jayprakash Narayan
B. C. F. Andrew
C. Dadabhai Nauroji
D. Lala Lajpat Rai

#List: II
1. Dinbandhu
2. Grand old man of India
3. Lok Nayak
4. Punjab Kesari
5. Raja Jee

…..(A) (B) (C) (D)
[A] 5….4…. 3.. 2
[B] 3… 1….2.. 4
[C] 1…. 2…..5…3
[D] 4…..3…..1…5

13. Who is called the ‘Father of the Indian National Congress’?
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax & Central Excise) 2005)
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] A.O. Hume
[C] Lokmanya Tilak
[D] Surendra Nath Banerjee

14. Who is generally acknowledged as the pioneer of local self-government in modern India?
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit 2006)
(SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2000)
(SSC Multi-Tasking Staff 2013)
[A] Ripon
[B] Mayo
[C] Lytton
[D] Curzon

15. ‘Deshbandhu’ is the title of
(SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE) 2001)
[A] B.R. Ambedkar
[B] C.R. Das
[C] B.C. Pal
[D] Rabindranath Tagore

16. Who is commonly known as the Iron Man?
(SSC Constable (GD) 2013)
[A] Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] Vittal Bhai Patel
[B] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[D] Bipin Chandra Pal

17. ‘Prince of Pilgrims’ was the name attributed to
(SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator & LCD)
[A] Fa-Hien
[B] I-tsing
[C] Hiuen Tsang
[D] Megasthenes

Top one Liner on Famous personalities and their nicknames

Question 1: who gave the name flying Sikh to Milkha Singh?
Answer: “Flying Sikh” name given by Ayub Khan

Question 2: Which freedom fighter was known as Saint of Sabarmati?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi known as Saint of Sabarmati.

Question 3: Amir Khusrau is popularly known as?
Answer: Voice of India or Parrot of India

Question 4: William Shakespeare is popularly known as?
Answer: Bard of Avon

Question 5: Which famous personalities known as “Morning Star of India Renaissance”?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy known as “Morning Star of India Renaissance”. He also knew as Father of Indian renaissance and Raja.

Question 6: Valmiki was known as?
Answer: Adi Kavi

Question 7: Which Sports Personalities known as Dhing Express?
Answer: Indian Sprinter Hima Das of Assam known as Dhing express.

Question 8: Which Indian revolutionary known as “Badshah Khan”?
Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Question 9: Who gave the name ‘Raja’ to Ram Mohan Roy?
Answer: Akbar II

Question 10: Charles Freer Andrews popularly known as the _
Answer: Deshbandhu

Question 11: Who among the following is named as Saint of the Gutters?
Answer: Mother Teresa

Question 12:  Chanakya popularly known as _
Answer: Machiavelli of India

Question 13: Who is named as the Tiger of Mysore?
Answer:  Tipu Sultan

Question 14: Who gave the title Napoleon of India” to Samudragupta?
Answer: V.A. Smith


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