Summary of Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi

Birth to Early life

Born in Porbandar India Later moved to London at the age of 19 to become a lawyer.

Early life to Activist

As a lawyer moved to South Africa in where he faced discrimination. By as a response to this discrimination Gandhi lead the movement that managed to achieve compromise with the South African government in thru the use of non-violent disobedience.

Activist to Death

After success in South Africa Gandhi returned to India in . Gandhi lead a movement with the goal of an India independent from the British Empire. Gandhi was arrested numerous times, but continued to push for independence. Eventually as a result of Gandhi's efforts combined with the cost of WW2 the British granted India independence on . In doing so the British split partitioned some of western India into pakistan. Gandhi would be assassinated shortly after.


Gandhi was assassinated on

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History Channel's Gandhi Biography