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Chapter 1 - Early Life

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, who was born on October 2nd, 1869. A man with a normal childhood in the western part of India, Gujarat became a global leader and influencer through his actions of leading a successful campaign for India’s independence against the British Rule. 

Mohandas was one of four children to Karamchand Gandhi and Putlibai Gandhi a strong religious follower, who had influenced Mohandas as a person. As well as his siblings, Mohandas got married at the age of 14 to Kasturba Kapadia and together had 4 children. Gandhi had studied law in England for years then left for South Africa. Leaving to South Africa had been his first steps of becoming a man many looked up to.

Gandhi studied law in India then during 1888, he had gone to England to continue his progress as a serious student. Gandhi had been enrolled at the Inner Temple while staying in England for a few more years. He believed that this opportunity for him had been a new world. His stay in England gave him further opportunities for widening horizons and a better understanding when it came to cultures and religions. Later in his stay, in London, Gandhi received an employment in South Africa as a professional lawyer.