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⭐significant: önemli, kayda değer
⭐independence: bağımsızlık, özgürlük
Mahatma Karamchand Gandhi was born in India on 2 October 1869. He was India’s pre-eminent political and spiritual leader during the Indian independence movement.
Gandhi was the youngest child of his father’s fourth wife. At the age of thirteen, he married Kasturba Gandi. He trained in the law at the Inner Temple, London and became a lawyer. Then returned to his country. A few years later, he went to work in South Africa and lived there for twenty-one years. He organised demonstrations, and they sent him to prison several times.
In 1915, aged 45, he returned to India. There, he worked hard to help the poor. He played a significant role in the independence of India. A fanatic killed him in Delhi on 30 January 1948. Gandhi’s birthday, 2 October, is commemorated worldwide as the “International Day of Nonviolence”.