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Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2, 1869, into a Hindu Modh family in Porbanadar, Gujarat, India. His father, named Karamchand Gandhi, was the Chief Minister (diwan) of the city of Porbanadar. His mother, named Putlibai, was the fourth wife; the previous three wives died in childbirth. Gandhi was born into the ... See full bio »

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(age 78) in Delhi, India

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Mera Gaon Mera Desh Miscellaneous Crew
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Satyakam Miscellaneous Crew
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 1971 Mera Gaon Mera Desh (philosophy: "If I Have To Choose Between Cowardice and Violence, I Will Choose Violence." - as Mahatma Gandhi)
 1969 Satyakam (philosophy - as Mahatma Gandhi)
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Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 28 Print Biographies | 18 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mahatma Gandhi | Gandhi

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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An eye for an eye will only end up making the whole world blind. See more »

Trivia:

In 1982 a movie made about his life and his struggle against the British occupation of India, Gandhi was portrayed by Ben Kingsley (he won the Oscar for best leading role), the movie Gandhi (1982) was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 8 of them. See more »

Trademark:

White Loincloth See more »

Nickname:

The Father of the (Indian) Nation See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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