Mahatma Gandhi

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948), known popularly as Mahatma Gandhi was one of the founding fathers of the modern Indian state and an influential advocate of Satyagraha (non-violent protest) as a means of revolution. He married early, at 14 to a 13 year old girl. He died January 30, 1948 from assassination. The assassin was Nathuram Godse, a Hindu who opposed Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence.


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