Mahatma Gandhi

By: Daniele Norrod

Age and death

Gandhi was born October 2 1869. Gandhi died january 30 1948 at age 78. Hewould be exactly 146 years old. He was assanated at new delhi by Nathuram Godse, by shooting him in the chest three times at a close range.


He was a lawyer, politician, revolutionary, and journalist.

Family and background

His father was Karamchand Gahndi and his mother was Putlibai Gandhi. His wealthy family wa a higher class in India. He was the fourth child. He was a small quiet boy who disliked sports and was only an average student. He got married when he was 13 years old. After his marriage he finished high school and toutored his wife. In September 1888 he went to England to study law but he wanted to study medicine. For a brief period he served as a lawyer for the Prince of Porbandor.

How mahatma Gandhi became a leader?

Led the Indians independance movement by speaking softly without carrying much of a big stick; so basically he helped peolpe by talinkg and not hurting, shooting, or any other violence

A qoute

" I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanet."

- Mahtama Gandhi

Intresting facts

1 Mahatma Gandhi was nomanated for the Nobel peace prize 5 times.

2 Gandhi was responsible for the civil rights movement in the 4 continents and 12 countries

3 The funeral procession for Gandhi was 8 kilometers long.

4 Great Britain the country against whom he fought for independance, released a stamp hornouring him, 21 years after his death.

5 Mahatma Gandhi corresponded with a lot of people like Albert Einstien and Adolf Hitler.

An influencing event

Mahtama Gandhi influencing event was he led the indians independance movement by speaking softly.