By: Nicki S. and Taylor Y.
All about Mahatma Gandhi!
* Born- October 2, 1869
* Died- January 40, 1948
* Full name- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
* About his name- Mahatma means "Great Soul"; he was named Mahatma after death.
* Father of Indian independence movement
* Went to South Africa for 20 years to help stop discrimination
* He made a way to fight against injustices with no violence; he called it satyagraha.
* He worked to get rid of Great Britain's rule India.
* He inspired many people with his powerful quotes.
* His non violent concept was used by many people like Martin Luther King Jr.
* He was a leader against discrimination.
Rosenberg, Jennifer. "Gandhi - Biography of MahatmaÂ Gandhi." About.com 20th Century History. About.com, 2013. Web. 01 Mar. 2013.