Mohandas gandhi was born in the western part of british-ruled india on october 2, 1869 a timid child, he was married at thirteen to a girl of the same age, kasturbai following the death of his father, gandhi's family sent him to england in 1888 to study law. Mohandas karamchand gandhi (/ ˈ ɡ ɑː n d i, ˈ ɡ æ n-/ [needs gujarati ipa] hindustani: [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi] ( listen) 2 october 1869 – 30 january 1948) was an indian activist who was the leader of the indian independence movement against british rule. He was indeed a spiritual leader and that was the exact reason why he was able to integrate entire indian leadership including people like shri lokmanya tilak to gokhale to sardar patel to baba saheb ambedkar.
Gandhi remained in south africa for 20 years and developed a system of non-violent defiance for his services during the boer war (1899-1902) gandhi was awarded the war medal in 1914, gandhi returned permanently to india. Mahatma gandhi, born as mohandas karamchand gandhi, had studied law in england before travelling to south africa in 1893 to fight for the rights of indians there around 1914-1915, gandhi returned to india and was given the titles ‘father of the nation’ and leader of indian nationalism in the country, then ruled by the british.
Mohandas gandhi (1869-1948): major events in the life of a revolutionary leader items appearing in bold are included in the glossary 1869 on october 2 in the small principality of porbandar, gujarat province (northwest india), mohandas karamchand gandhi was born third son to a wealthy hindu family. Mohandas gandhi was born october 2, 1869 in india his father was the diwan (prime minister) of the porbander state his mother was deeply religious. Mohandas karamchand gandhi is widely recognized as one of the twentieth century’s greatest political and spiritual leaders honored in india as the father of the nation, he pioneered and practiced the principle of satyagraha—resistance to tyranny through mass nonviolent civil disobedience.
Mahatma gandhi, byname of mohandas karamchand gandhi, (born october 2, 1869, porbandar, india—died january 30, 1948, delhi), indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the british rule of india as such, he came to be considered the father of his country.
Life of mohandas karamchand gandhi in eight volumes, chaman nahal's gandhi quartet, and pyarelal and sushila nayyar with their mahatma gandhi in 10 volumes the 2010 biography, great soul: mahatma gandhi and his struggle with india by joseph lelyveld contained controversial material speculating about gandhi's sexual life. When and where was gandhi born indian nationalist leader mahatma gandhi (born mohandas karamchand gandhi) was born on october 2, 1869, in porbandar, kathiawar, india, which was then part of the british empire wife and family mahatma gandhi’s father, karamchand gandhi, served as a chief minister in porbandar and other states in western india. Mohandas (mahatma) gandhi, the gujarati barrister who had returned from living for many years in south africa shortly after the war started, was recognized throughout india as one of the most-promising leaders of the congress party.
Mahatma gandhi’s father, karamchand gandhi, served as a chief minister in porbandar and other states in western india his mother, putlibai, was a deeply religious woman who fasted regularly at the age of 13, mahatma gandhi wed kasturba makanji, a merchant’s daughter, in an arranged marriage.
Gandhiji is a true political leader with spiritual awareness but he is not a spiritual leader meaning of spiritual leader in my opinion is, one who propagates spiritual teachings while leading life according to those principles gandhiji lead a political situations with bent of mind of spiritual awareness. Mohandas k gandhi indian nationalist leader became one of the major political and spiritual leaders of his time civil disobedience refusal to obey governmental demands or commands muslim believer of islam hindu body of religion, philosophy, predominant in india.