There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Author: Mahatma Gandhi Born as: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Other Names: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi b. 2 October 1869
d. 30 January 1948 Occupation: Political leader and pacifist Works: Family Ties: Mother Putlibai, Karamchand's fourth wife
Father Karamchand Gandhi, the diwan (Prime Minister) of Porbandar.
At the age of 13, Gandhi was married through his parents' arrangements to Kasturba Makhanji, four sons: Harilal, born in 1888; Manilal, born in 1892; Ramdasi, born in 1897; and Devdas, born in 1900. Landmarks: Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times, in 1937, 1938, 1939,1947 and 1948, a few days before his assassination. However he was not awarded the Nobel Prize because he was "neither a real politician nor a humanitarian relief worker". Notes: Anti-apartheid activist and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, was inspired by Gandhi. Others include, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Steve Biko, and Aung San Suu Kyi. Source: Unknown Submitted By: Unknown