Mahatma Gandhi

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... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, October 2, 1869, Porbandar, Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British Raj
  • Died:  January 30, 1948, New Delhi, India
  • Cause of death:  Assassination (gunshot wounds)
  • Monuments:  Raj Ghat, Gandhi Smriti
  • Citizenship:  British Raj (1869–1947), Dominion of India (1947–1948)
  • Alma mater:  Alfred High School, Rajkot (1880 – November 1887), Samaldas Arts College, Bhavnagar (January 1880 – July 1888), Inner Temple, London (September 1888–1891), (Informal auditing student at University College, London between 1888 and 1891)
  • Occupation:  Lawyer, anti-colonialist, political ethicist
  • Years active:  1893–1948
  • Era:  British Raj
  • Known for:  Leadership of the campaign for India's independence from British rule, Nonviolent resistance
  • Notable work:  The Story of My Experiments with Truth
  • Term:  1924
  • Predecessor:  Abul Kalam Azad
  • Successor:  Sarojini Naidu
  • Political party:  Indian National Congress (1920–1934)
  • Movement:  Indian independence movement
  • Children:  Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas, Devdas
  • Parents:  Karamchand Gandhi (father), Putlibai Gandhi (mother)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo