National liberation

Heroes who have contributed to national liberation include:

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Country: Turkey
Cause details: Creation of the Republic of Turkey
Bishop Carlos Belo
Country: Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Cause details: Liberation of Timor-Leste (East Timor) from Indonesia
Michael Collins
Country: Ireland
Cause details: Liberation of Ireland from British rule
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
Country: Tibet (called Xizang by the Chinese)
Cause details: Liberation of Tibet from Chinese occupation
Charles de Gaulle
Country: France
Cause details: Liberation of France and defeat of European fascism in the Second World War. Post-war governance of France
Faisal bin Hussein
Country: Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Arabia
Cause details: Arab independence
Mahatma Gandhi
Country: India
Cause details: Civil rights for Indian immigrants in South Africa and liberation of India from British colonial rule
Che Guevara
Country: Argentina, Cuba
Cause details: Liberation of Cuba from a corrupt military dictatorship and resistance to United States interference in Cuban political affairs
Xanana Gusmao
Country: Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Cause details: Liberation of Timor-Leste (East Timor) from Indonesia
Vaclav Havel
Country: Czech Republic
Cause details: Liberation of Czechoslovakia from communist regime