Mahatma Gandhi

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Influential Purpose:

Gandhi was the main leader of India's independence movement.

Biography:

When he was a child, he was a shy person. His father was the Minister of Porbandar, India, while was a religious woman. In 1888, Gandhi went to London's Public University. When he returned back to India, he noticed the discrimination in India. Through 1920s and 40s, he did different acts to help India gain it's full independence. One of his famous events was his 250 mile walk that he did with thousands of Indians to go Boycott British goods. India gain it's full independence in 1947.

Statistics:

75% of Peace Struggles end with victory while 25% of Violent Struggles end with success.

Quotes:

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."