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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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Known For

Mahatma Gandhi Talks
(1931)
Satyagraha
Satyagraha Writer
(1983)
Satyakam
Satyakam Miscellaneous Crew
(1969)
Mera Gaon Mera Desh
Mera Gaon Mera Desh Miscellaneous Crew
(1971)

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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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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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Trivia:

He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times between 1937 and 1948. After his death the Nobel Committee publicly declared its regret for never awarding him the Prize. When the The Dalai Lama was awarded the Peace Prize in 1989, the chairman of the committee said that this was "in part a tribute to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi". See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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