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Mahatma Gandhi Childhood photos. His Full Name was Mahatma Gandhi [Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi]

Nationality: Indian

Profession: Pacifist and Spiritual Leader

Why Famous: Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of the Nation), pioneered Satyagraha, resistance through mass non-violent civil disobedience, first in South Africa where he fought for the rights of Indians, and later in India as a leader in the fight for Indian independence from British rule.

Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Childhood photos

Born: 2nd October, 1869

Star Sign: Libra

Birthplace: Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, India

Died: 30th January, 1948 (aged 78)

Cause of Death: Assassination

Historical Events in the Life of Mahatma Gandhi

1893-06-07 – Gandhi’s first act of civil disobedience.

1906-09-11 – Mahatma Gandhi coins the term “Satyagraha” to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.

1913-11-06 – Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in S Afr

1914-06-30 – Mahatma Gandhi’s 1st arrest, campaigning for Indian rights in South Africa

1919-03-30 – Gandhi announces resistance against Rowlatt Act

1919-04-06 – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a General Strike.

1922-03-18 – British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

1924-02-24 – Mahatma Gandhi released from jail

1930-03-08 – Mahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India

1930-03-12 – Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax

1931-03-05 – Gandhi & British viceroy Lord Irwin sign pact

1932-01-04 – British East Indies Viceroy Willingdon arrests Gandhi & Nehru

1932-09-20 – Gandhi begins hunger strike against treatment of untouchables

1933-05-08 – Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India.

1934-04-07 – In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspended his campaign of civil disobedience

1939-03-03 – In Mumbai, Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest of the autocratic rule in India.

1942-08-09 – Mahatma Gandhi & 50 others arrested in Bombay after passing of a “quit India” campaign by the All-India Congress

1944-05-05 – Gandhi freed from prison

1947-01-02 – Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali

1948-01-12 – Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast

1948-01-30 – Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Nathuram Godse

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