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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 »

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(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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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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It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on 2 US postage stamps (4¢, 8¢) in the Champions of Liberty series, issued 26 December 1961. See more »

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Nickname:

Gandhiji See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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