Mahatmas Gandi

Impact on History

Gandi played a major role in the developement of nonviolence and peace  activities.  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement. He had many followers, and taught many how to protest peacefully, instead of using violence and war. Gandhi is a role model for many people today and is one of the most famous of all nonviolent activists. Gandhi made a large impact on the world through his work.

Major events

Civil rights movement in South Africa (1893–1914)

Zulu War of 1906

World War I

Champaran and Kheda

Salt Satyagraha (Salt March)

World War II and Quit India