Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, led the independence movement of India against the British, working against racial and socioeconomic repression. He used nonviolent tactics, inspiring civil right... 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 »

Indira Gandhi is most famous for being a political leader and is known as the "Iron Lady of India." She was the first and only woman to hold the office of Prime Minister in India, which she held for most of the period fr... More »

Mohandas Gandhi used nonviolent civil disobedience during a campaign in 1930 and 1931 to pave the way for Indian independence. His efforts started with the Salt March, which undermined British authority and gave Indians ... 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 »

Mahatma Gandhi, a civil rights leader in India, helped lead the country's movement for independence. His work on behalf of Indians took place both in India and South Africa. He was assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu... More »

Although he was a staunch Hindu, Mahatma Gandhi, friend to both Muslims and Christians, developed a community of followers based on the principles of nonviolence and mutual aid. This community would eventually revolve ar... More »