Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi
 

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1924 (1922)
1931 (1930)
1944 (1942)
 

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
 

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

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1948-01-30
 

Freedom Fighter

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Satyagraha
Ahimsa
Resistance Movement
Term Served
1915 × 1947
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Quit India Movement (Quit India speech, 1942-08-08)
 

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Kasturba Gandhi (1944-02-22, 1883, Marriage)
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India (1914)
South Africa (1914)
Date of birth
1869-10-02
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1.6 m (1.75 yd)
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1948-01-30
Place of death
Birla House
 

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benito amilcare andrea mussolini a fan was mohandas karamchand gandhi (Benito Mussolini)
george bernard shaw a fan of mohandas karamchand gandhi (George Bernard Shaw)
peter alexeyevich kropotkin influenced mohandas karamchand gandhi (Peter Kropotkin, influenced)
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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
Has sentences
Ghandi attended Bombay University and later studied law in England. (Details)
In London, he found himself socially ill at ease but, upon discovering a vegetarian restaurant, he became aware of many free thinkers and idealists such as the writer Shaw and the theosophist, Besant. (Details)
After three years, Gandhi was called to the bar at the Inner Temple and returned to India in 1891. (Details)
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)
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