FATHER OF NATION OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

The Father of the Nation is an honourable title given to the person who was the leader for the establishment of his country. The person who was driving the force to independent his country from the rule of other country or was struggling to establish the country.

Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, is renowned as father of the nation. This title was given to Mahatma Gandhi by Shubhash Chandra Bose. However, there is no such title in the constitution of India as mentioned in Article 18.

The Father of Nations of different countries is tabulated below:

Country NameName of Father of Nation
AfghanistanAhmad Shah Durrani
AlbaniaSkanderbeg
ArgentinaDonJosé de San Martín
ArmeniaHayk
AustraliaSir Henry Parkes
BahamasSir Lynden Pindling
BangladeshSheikh Mujibur Rahman
BelgiumPhilip the Good
BelizeGeorge Cadle Price
BoliviaSimónBolívar
BotswanaSeretse Khama
BrazilDom Pedro I Andjose Bonifacio De Andrada E Silva
BruneiOmar Ali Saifuddien III
Burma (Myanmar)Aung San
BulgariaAsparuh
CambodiaNorodomSihanouk
CanadaSir John A. Macdonald
ChileBernardo O’Higgins
ChinaSun Yat Sen
ColombiaSimónBolívar
Costa RicaJosé María Castro Madriz
CroatiaAnte Starčević
CubaCarlos Manuel de Céspedes
Czech RepublicFrantišekPalacký
Dominican RepublicJuanPabloDuarte
EcuadorSimonBolivar
Ghana KwameNkrumah
GuyanaCheddiJagan
GeorgiaIlia Chavchavadze
GermanyMembers of the Parlamentarischer Rat
GreeceAlexander the Great
HaitiJean-Jacques Dessalines
HungaryArpad
IndiaMohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi)
IndonesiaSukarno
IranCyrus the Great
IsraelDavidBen-Gurion
ItalyVittorio Emanuele II di Savoia
JapanEmperor
Kazakhstan Alikhan Bukeikhanov
KenyaJomo Kenyatta
KosvoIbrahim Rugova
LithuaniaJonas Basanavičius
MacedoniaKrsteMisirkov
MalaysiaTunku Abdul Rahman
MaltaGiorgio Borg Olivier
MauritiusSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
MexicoMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla
MongoliaGenghis Khan
NamibiaSam Nujoma
NepalKing Tribhuwan
NetherlandsWilliam the Silent
NigeriaNnamdi Azikiwe
NorwayEinar Gerhardsen
PakistanMohammad Ali Jinnah
PanamaSimónBolivar
Papua New GuineaSir Michael Somare
Peru DonJosede San Martin
PortugalD. AfonsoHenriques
Republic of KoreaKimGu
RussiaPeter I of Russia
Sahrawi Arab Democratic RepublicEl-Ouali Mustapha Sayed
Saint LuciaSir John Compton
Saudi ArabiaIbn Saud of Saudi Arabia
ScotlandDonald Dewar
SingaporeLee Kuan Yew
SloveniaPrimožTrubar
SomaliaMohammed Abdullah Hassan
South AfricaNelson Mandela
SpainFernando El Catolico
Sri LankaDon Stephen Senanayake
SurinameJohan Ferrier
SwedenGustav I of Sweden
TanzaniaJulius Nyerere
TurkeyMustafa Kemal Atatürk
TunisiaHabib Bourguiba
United Arab Emirates (UAE)Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
United States of America (USA)George Washington
UruguayJosé Gervasio Artigas
UzbekistanJahir-Uddin Muhammad Babur
VenezuelaSimón Bolívar
VietnamHo Chi Minh