Gandhi Character Descriptions

Louis Fischer
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, The Mahatma Gandhi

This character was born October 2, 1869, in the small seaside town of Porbandar, on the Kathiawar Peninsula in western India. As a young boy, he was shy but had a decided rebellious streak.


This character eventually married her husband through an arrangement which was made when both were thirteen-years-old.

Karamchand Gandhi

He held various prime minister positions to the raja or rana of small communities.


This person was adored by his mother who he viewed as saintly and deeply religious.


He asked Gandhi to intercede for him with a government official he knew.

Rabindranath Tagore

This character was a good friend and conferred the title of Mahatma on his friend.


This character is the hero of the holy book the Bhagavad-Gita (Celestial Song). He is worshiped as a God in India.

Henry David Thoreau

Gandhi was greatly influenced by...

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