What Were the Names of Mahatma Gandhi's Four Children?


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Mahatma Gandhi's four sons were named Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas and Devdas. Gandhi had all four children with his wife, Kasturba, whom he married in May of 1883, when he was 13 years old. They had an arranged marriage, which is customary in India.

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Gandhi's first son, Harilal, was born after he started attending Samaldas College located at the University of Bombay. Gandhi did not enjoy college, but passed the bar exam to become a lawyer. He moved to South Africa in 1893 to work at an Indian firm. Gandhi lived in South Africa for more than 20 years, serving as a leader of civil disobedience and fighting against segregation. He was assassinated in 1948.

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