Reference Entry

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand [known as Mahatma Gandhi] (1869-1948), political leader and religious and social reformer

Judith Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Childhood and marriage | Education, and legal studies in England | South Africa and political action | Gandhi's political beliefs | Return to India and opposition to the raj | Campaigns against the raj | Gandhi's contribution to nationalist politics | Assessment of the effect of the campaigns | The transfer of power in India | Assassination and cremation | Retrospect

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Subjects: biography ; history

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