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Gandhi, Mohandas K. (1869–1948)

  • By: Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Leader of independence movement in India

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, leader of Indian nationalism and the most prominent advocate of nonviolent resistance, was born in 1869 in the small princely state of Porbandar in Gujarat, where British influences were slight. His father, Karamchand, ...

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