*Note: The focus of this biography is on Gandhi's life and times in South Africa.
Early life and education
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born to a Hindu family on 2 October 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat, India. He was the last child of Karamchand Gandhi, his father and his father's fourth wife Putlibai. His father belonged to the merchant caste. His... read more