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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 »


(age 78) in Delhi, India

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

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First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. See more »


Worked as a lawyer before turning to activism. See more »


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