Full Name:  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Nick Name:  The Father of the Indian, Bapu, Gandhiji

Born on:  2 October 1869

Place of Birth:  Porbandar

Parents:  Karamchand Gandhi and Putlibai

Nationality:  Indian

Religion:  Hinduism

Eductaion:  barrister-at-law

Occupation:  Civil Rights Leader

Famous For:  Leadership of Indian independence movement, philosophy of Satyagraha nonviolence, pacifism

Spouse:  Kasturba Gandhi (1883–1944)

Children:  Harilal, Manilal,Ramdas, Devdas

Died at age:  78

Died on:  30 January 1948

Place of Death:  New Delhi

Cause of Death:  Assassinated

Awards:  1930 Time Person of the Year