Tuesday, Mar 02

Quick Info

DOB: 2nd Oct 1869

Age: 151 Years

Hometown: Porbandar, Gujarat

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Mahatma Gandhi Age, Death, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Bio/Wiki

 
Full Name  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Nickname(s)

 • Mahatma

 • Father of the Nation

 • Bapu

Profession(s)

 • Politician

 • Lawyer

 • Peace Activist

 • Philosopher

Personal Life

Real Name  Mahatma Gandhi
DOB (Date of Birth)  2 October 1869 (Saturday)
Birth Zone Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British Indian Empire
 (now in Gujarat, India)
Date of Death 30 January 1948 (Friday)
Place of Death New Delhi, India
Death Cause Assassination by shooting
Age (at the time of death) 78 Years
Resting Place Raj Ghat in Delhi, but his ashes were scattered in various Indian Rivers
Zodiac sign  Libra
Nationality  Indian
Hometown  Porbandar, Gujarat
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies  Reading, Listening to Music

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)
  • in centimeters168 cm
  • in meters1.68 m
  • in feet inches5’ 6”
 
 
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Bald

Family

Father  Karamchand Gandhi, Dewan (chief minister) of Porbandar state
Mother  Putlibai Gandhi (Homemaker)
Brother(s)

 • Laxmidas Karamchand Gandhi

 • Karsandas Gandhi

Sister  • Raliatbehn Gandhi

Relationship & Love Life

Marital Status (at the time of death)  Widower
Spouse/Husband  Kasturba Gandhi (born as; Kasturbai Makhanji Kapadia) (11 April 1869 - 22 February 1944)
Marriage Date  May 1833
Son(s)

 • Harilal

 • Manilal

 • Ramdas

 • Devdas

Daughter(s)

 • Laxmi (adopted; daughter of the harijans Dudabhai and Daniben Dafda); died on 31 January 1984 

 • Madeleine Slade aka Mirabehn (adopted; daughter of the British Rear-Admiral Sir Edmond Slade); died on 20 July 1982

Educational Qualification

School(s)

 • A Local School in Rajkot

 • Alfred High School, Rajkot

 • A High School in Ahmedabad

College(s)

 • Samaldas College, Bhavnagar State (now, District Bhavnagar, Gujarat), India
 • Inner Temple, London

 • UCL Faculty of Laws, University College, London

Educational Qualification  Barrister-at-law

Favorite Things

Favorite Person(s)  Gautama Buddha, Harishchandra, and his mother Putlibai
Favorite Author  Leo Tolstoy

Controversies

 

Interesting Facts