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Mahatma Gandhi (Bapu, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi)

Last Updated: 30 Jan, 2023 | Views: 456

Age: 78

Profession: Lawyer

Famous For: Leadership of the campaign for India's independence

Higher Education: Barrister-at-law University College London

Mahatma Gandhi Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
02 Oct, 1869 (78 Years 03 Months 28 Days)
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Died on
30 Jan, 1948
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Mahatma Gandhi Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/ biography)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is the father of the nation India. He was the first Lawyer of India, an anti-colonialism chauvinist, and a political ethicist. Mahatma Gandhi belongs to Porbandar, Gujarat, and people call him Bapu. He engaged in the Non-violent resistance and successfully led the crusade for the independence of India from British rule. In addition, he led numerous successful juggernauts, such as easing poverty, exploring Women's rights, ending untouchability, and numerous others. Gandhi Ji used to wear short Dhoti woven with hand-spun yarn (a representation of Indian culture). At the age of 78, Gandhi died when Nathuram Godse (Hindu Nationalist) hit three bullets into the chest from a pistol.


In 1893: He returned to South Africa from India to start his practice as a counsel.

In 1894: Gandhi organized the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) to apply the boons of Indians in South Africa.

In 1915: Gandhi Ji joined the Indian National Congress along with his tutor Gopal Krishna Gokhale after returning to his home in India.

In 1918: The Viceroy gave an invitation to Gandhi to attend a War Conference in Delhi.

In 1917: Gandhi Ji started his crusade in the Champaran quarter of Bihar, and he got his first achievement.

Awards and Achievement

In 1930: Gandhi was given the name Man of the Time by Time's Magazine.

In 2011: Time magazine was given the name of Gandhi Ji in the list of one of the top 25 political icons.

Unknown facts

Ben Kingsley featured in the film Gandhi which entered the Academy Awards in the order of Stylish Picture.

Gandhi Ji was nominated five times for Nobel Peace Prize, but he didn't admit it.

Mahatma Gandhi Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Feet & Inches 5'6"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 46 kg
In Pounds 102 Ibs
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Mahatma Gandhi Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Karamchand Gandhi
Mother's Name
Putlibai Gandhi
Kasturba Gandhi
Laxmidas Karamchand Gandhi, Karsandas Gandhi
Raliatbehn Gandhi
Harilal Gandhi, Manilal Gandhi, Ramdas Gandhi, Devdas Gandhi
Laxmi, Madeleine Slad Aka Mirabehn
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