Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Born Oct 2 , 1869
Died Jan 30, 1948 (age 78)

Passive resistance leader who successfully led India in a nonviolent revolution (or Satyagraha) against the British Empire

He was a strong advocate against the caste system in India and worked hard to end segregation (or untouchability) in his country

He encouraged forgiveness, saying, “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.”

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