(1869—1948) political leader and religious and social reformerReturn to overview »
Gandhi, Mohandas Reference library
On 2 October 1869 at Porbandar, a small town in what was then one of the princely states in Kathiawar
Gandhi, Mahatma (1869–1948) Quick reference
Indian nationalist leader, known as the Mahatma (‘Great Soul’). Although he never held government office, Gandhi was regarded as the supreme political and spiritual leader of India and the main force in achieving his country's independence....