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April 26, 2014

Sobriquets (Nicknames) of Famous Personalities


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A sobriquet is usually a familiar name, distinct from a pseudonym assumed as a disguise, but a nickname which is familiar enough such that it can be used in place of a real name without the need of explanation. Many people are nicknamed owing to something special in their character / behavior. Below is a list of sobriquets of famous people. This list will be useful for upcoming Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants and SSC CGL Exams. 

List of Sobriquets of Famous People
  • Andhra Kesari - Tanguturi Prakasham
  • Anna - Annadurai
  • Badshah Khan - Khan Abdul Ghaffer Khan
  • Bapu - Mahatma Gandhi
  • Chacha - Jawaharlal Nehru
  • 'C.R' - C. Rajagopalachari
  • Desert Fox - Gen. Rommel
  • Deshbandhu - C.R. Das
  • Father of English Poetry - Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Father of the Indian Nation - Mahatma Gandhi
  • Frontier Gandhi - Khan Abdul Ghaffer Khan
  • Fuehrer - Adolf Hitler
  • G.B.S - George Bernad Shaw
  • Grand Old Man of India - Dadabhai Naoroji
  • Gurudev - Rabindranath Tagore
  • Iron Duke - Duke of Wellington
  • Iron Man of India - Sardar Vallabhai Patel
  • 'J.P' - Jayaprakash Narayan
  • Lady with the Lamp - Florence Nightingale
  • Lal, Bal, Pal -
    • Lala Lajpat Rai
    • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    • Bipin Chander Pal
  • Lion of Punjab (Sher-e-Punjab) - Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Little Corporal - Napoleon
  • Lokmanya - Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • Mahatma - Gandhi ji
  • Maiden Queen - Elizabeth I
  • Maid of Orleans - Joan of Arc
  • Man of Blood and Iron - Bismarck
  • Man of Destiny - Napoleon
  • Mysore Tiger - Tipu Sultan
  • Netaji - Subash Chandra Bose
  • Nightingale of India - Sarojini Naidu
  • Punjab Kesari - Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Saint of the Gutters - Mother Theresa
  • Sparrow - Maj-Gen. Rajinder Singh
  • Strong Man of India - Sardhar Vallabhai Patel
That's all for now friends. In our next post we shall discuss about the Sobriquets of famous places. Happy Reading :)

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      Stop worrying. The bank will contact you soon.

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