Mahatma Gandhi

Politician

Party
 

Deceased Person

Place of burial
Date of death
1948-01-30
Place of death
Birla House
Cause of death
 

Ranked item

Appears in ranked lists
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains (21, 2003, Hero in Gandhi)
 

Prisoner

Imprisoned
1924 (1922)
1931 (1930)
1944 (1942)
 

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Murdered Person

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Date Murdered
1948-01-30
Place Murdered
 

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Public speaker

Speeches or presentations
Quit India Movement (Quit India speech, 1942-08-08)
 

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Mahatma Gandhi
 

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After three years, Gandhi was called to the bar at the Inner Temple and returned to India in 1891. (Details)
Before he left London, he attended the funeral of Besant's friend and atheist, Bradlaugh, as an act of homage to Bradlaugh's principled stand against religious bigotry and social injustice. (Details)
Ghandi attended Bombay University and later studied law in England. (Details)
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Person
Assessment
Gandhi succeeded in uniting India against British rule. He is emembered today for his policy of non-violent civil disobedience, which has become a new political and moral tool in the twentieth century.
Category
politics and government
Disciplines
indian nationalist
Connections from
mohandas karamchand gandhi met george bernard shaw (George Bernard Shaw)
mohandas karamchand gandhi attended funeral of charles bradlaugh (Charles Bradlaugh)
mohandas karamchand gandhi opposed by jan christiaan smuts (Jan Smuts)
mohandas karamchand gandhi a fan of benito amilcare andrea mussolini (Benito Mussolini)
Connections to
george bernard shaw a fan of mohandas karamchand gandhi (George Bernard Shaw)
peter alexeyevich kropotkin influenced mohandas karamchand gandhi (Peter Kropotkin, influenced)
charles bradlaugh his funeral attended by mohandas karamchand gandhi (Charles Bradlaugh)
 

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Influenced
 

Person

Places lived
South Africa (1914)
India (1914)
Children
Date of birth
1869-10-02
Place of birth
Height
1.6 m (1.75 yd)
Country of nationality
Education
Religion
Profession
Gender
Quotations
"I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers."
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
Spouse (or domestic partner)
Kasturba Gandhi (1944-02-22, 1883, Marriage)
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Freedom Fighter

Country Served
Prominent Figure of
Notable Ideas
Ahimsa
Satyagraha
Resistance Movement
Term Served
1915 × 1947
Celebration Date
Memorial
 

Activist

Area of activism
 

Context name

Official name
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
 

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TV episodes
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