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Mahatma Gandhi Biography 1918 – 2013


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist and political ethicist who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s independence from British rule and in turn to inspire movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

Better known as the Mahatma, or great soul, Gandhi was an Indian lawyer who led his country to freedom from British colonial rule in 1947. He was assassinated months later at age 78. Gandhi is most famous for his philosophy of nonviolence that has inspired civil rights leaders around the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

BORN: 2 October 1869

HOME TOWN: Porbandar, Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British Raj

PARENT: Putlibai Gandhi (mother) and Karamchand Gandhi (father)

SPOUSE: Kasturba Gandhi ​(m. 1883; died 1944)

DIED: 30 January 1948 (aged 78)

PLACE OF DEATH: New Delhi, India

RELATIVES: C. Rajagopalachari

CHILDREN: Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas, Devdas

OCCUPATION: Lawyeranti-colonialist political ethicist


AWARDS: Contributions towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods…

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