Chronology of Mahatma Gandhi's life

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The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi
written by Mohandas K. Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi, was a major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement.

Here is a complete detailed chronology of his life. His life can be divided in three periods: the first period covers his birth in 1869 until the end of his life in South Africa in 1914. The second period is from his return to India in 1915 up to his journey to England in 1931, and the third period, from his return to India in 1932 until his death in 1948.


Public domain This work is now in the public domain because it originates from India and its term of copyright has expired. According to The Indian Copyright Act, 1957, all literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works (other than photographs) published within the lifetime of the author (s. 22) enter the public domain after sixty years counted from the beginning of the following calendar year (ie. as of 2017, prior to 1 January 1957) after the death of the author. Posthumous works (s. 24), photographs (s. 25), cinematograph films (s. 26), and sound recordings (s. 27) enter the public domain sixty years after the first publication.
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