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Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2, 1869, into a Hindu Modh family in Porbanadar, Gujarat, India. His father, named Karamchand Gandhi, was the Chief Minister (diwan) of the city of Porbanadar. His mother, named Putlibai, was the fourth wife; the previous three wives died in childbirth. Gandhi was born into the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Delhi, India

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 1971 Mera Gaon Mera Desh (philosophy: "If I Have To Choose Between Cowardice and Violence, I Will Choose Violence." - as Mahatma Gandhi)
 1969 Satyakam (philosophy - as Mahatma Gandhi)
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Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 28 Print Biographies | 16 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mahatma Gandhi | Gandhi

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. See more »

Trivia:

After his assassination Albert Einstein said: "Generations to come, it may be, will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth!". See more »

Trademark:

White Loincloth See more »

Nickname:

The Father of the (Indian) Nation See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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