Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had two older brothers, Laxmidas and Karsandas, and an older sister, Raliatbehn. Gandhi's family were of the Vaisya-caste and considered fairly wealthy. His father, Karamchand Gandhi, a... More »

Muhammad Ali has one older brother, Rahaman "Rudy" Ali. Rahaman Ali is two years older than his famous sibling and was also a professional boxer. More »

Louis Pasteur, the French chemist renowned for discovering the process of pasteurization, had one brother and three sisters, according to NNDB. His brother did not live to adulthood. More »

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi, practiced the Hindu religion. He was the pivotal figure in the independence movement in India in the early 20th century. More »

Over the course of his lifetime, Mohandas "Mahatma" Gandhi was arrested four times. His first arrest was in 1922 in South Africa, and this was followed by subsequent arrests in 1930, 1933 and 1942 in India. More »

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated with a pistol by Nathuram Godse. On January 30, 1948, Godse emerged from a crowd admiring Gandhi to shoot him three times at close range. More »

Gandhi was called Mahatma as a sign of respect for his great character and deeds. The word Mahatma, erroneously considered to be Gandhi's birth name by some in the western society, originates from the Sanskrit words "mah... More »

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