Subhas Chandra Bose Biography, Age, Education, Family, Career, & more

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was a prominent Indian nationalist and a revered figure whose unwavering devotion to India has deeply resonated with countless Indians. The honorific “Netaji” (Hindi: “Respected Leader”) was bestowed upon Bose during his time in Germany in early 1942.  Indian soldiers of the Indische Legion and German and Indian officials in the Special Bureau for India in Berlin recognized his exceptional leadership and dedication.

Subhas Chandra Bose Biography

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s legacy as a revered leader extends across India, with his famous slogan “Tum Mujhe Khoon Do, Main Tumhe Aazadi Dunga” resonating deeply. Bose, the founder of the Azad Hind Fauj, made valiant efforts to rid India of British rule, forging alliances with the Nazi party and Imperial Japan during the tumultuous era of the Second World War. Despite the controversial aspects of his collaboration, Bose’s socialist policies and determined approach to achieving independence remain notable. Tragically, he succumbed to burn injuries sustained in a plane crash, passing away on August 18, 1945, at a hospital in Taiwan.

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Personal Information

Full Name Subhas Chandra Bose
Nickname AKA Netaji
DOB (Date of Birth) January 23, 1897
Age(At the death time) Aged 48
Birthplace Cuttack, India
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown N/A
Religion Hindu


School N/A
College/ University He joined Scottish Church College, receiving his B.A
Qualification Indian Civil Services (ICS) examination.

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5′ 9”
Meter  1.79 m
Centimeters 179 cm
Weight 75 kg, 165 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Janakinath Bose
Mother Name Prabhabati Bose
Siblings Sisters:  Tarubala Roy, Malina Dutta, Pratibha Mitra, and Kanaklata Mitra
Marital Status Married
Wife Emilie Schenkl ​
Children Anita Bose Pfaff


Girlfriend N/A


Profession Politician
Net Worth  $5 Million.


Color White
Food Roti wrap with Tandoori Mayonnaise
Hobbies Reading, Writing
Song Soft Music
Movie Paan Singh Tomar
 Fruit Mango
Destination France
Subhas Chandra Bose Young Age Picture
Subhas Chandra Bose Young Age Picture
Subhas Chandra Bose Wife (Emilie Schenkl)​ 
Subhas Chandra Bose Wife (Emilie Schenkl)​
Subhas Chandra Bose Children (Anita Bose Pfaff)
Subhas Chandra Bose Children (Anita Bose Pfaff)
Subhas Chandra Bose Father (Janakinath Bose)
Subhas Chandra Bose Father (Janakinath Bose)
Subhas Chandra Bose Mother (Prabhabati Bose)
Subhas Chandra Bose Mother (Prabhabati Bose)
Subhas Chandra Bose with her Sisters
Subhas Chandra Bose with her Sisters


Subhas Chandra Bose’s father was a prosperous lawyer in Cuttack and held the esteemed title of “Rai Bahadur.” He was born into a large family with six sisters and seven brothers. Their family enjoyed financial stability and belonged to the Kayastha caste, known for their social standing and professional pursuits.


Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23 January 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa and he died on 18 August 1945, in a hospital in Taiwan after suffering from burn injuries sustained in a plane crash.


Subhas Chandra Bose, like his siblings, received his early education at the Protestant European School, which is now known as Stewart High School, in Cuttack. He pursued his undergraduate studies at Presidency College. At the age of 16, he was deeply influenced by the teachings of Swami Vivekananda and Ramakrishna, having read their works. His parents sent him to the University of Cambridge in England to further his education.

Height and Weight

The individual’s height is 5 feet 9 inches, and their weight is 75 kilograms.

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Wife & Daughter

Subhash Chandra Bose’s marriage to a woman named Emilie Schenkel is not supported by historical records. Bose’s personal life remains a topic of speculation and there is no confirmed information about his marriage or having a daughter named Anita Bose.

Death of Subhas Chandra Bose

18th August 1945: As the INA forces were being captured or surrendered. Bose traveled to Tokyo via Taiwan when his plane crashed.

Azad Hind Fauz or Indian National Army (INA)

The establishment and efforts of the Azad Hind Fauj, also known as the Indian National Army (INA).  The Second World War marked a significant development in the fight for India’s liberation. Rash Behari Bose, an Indian revolutionary residing in Japan, formed the Indian Independence League with the support of Indians living in Southeast Asian countries. The league aimed to create the Indian National Army by enlisting Indian prisoners of war and Indians settled in Southeast Asia, with the objective of freeing India from British rule following Japan’s defeat of the British army and the occupation of Southeast Asian nations.

The political life

After his return to India, Subhas Chandra Bose became influenced by Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology and joined the Indian National Congress. Additionally, in 1924, Bose held the position of CEO of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation during the tenure of Mayor Das. The Indian National Congress, under the leadership of figures like Bose, played a dominant role in the early years. After India’s independence and has since alternated power with other political parties. While the party has been more successful in the northeastern and northern states. Its performance in most of the southern states has been relatively weaker.

Quotes by Subhas Chandra Bose

  • Jai Hind or, Glory to India was another slogan given by him and which was later adopted by the Government of India and the Indian Armed Forces.
  • INA also used the slogan Inquilab Zindabad, coined by Maulana Hasrat Mohani
  • He also coined was “Ittihad, Etemad, Qurbani” (Urdu for Unity, Agreement, Sacrifice).
  • Bose gave the most famous quote “Give me blood and I will give you freedom”.
  • Another famous quote was Dilli Chalo (On to Delhi), the call he used to give the INA armies to motivate them.

Net Worth

He is one of the richest Politicians in India. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Subhas Chandra Bose’s net worth is $5 Million.

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