• Gandhi's born

    Gandhi's born
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    Gandhi's Life

  • Gandhi leaves for England to study law.

  • Gandhi accepts commission to spend a year in South Africa advising on a lawsuit.

  • Gandhi returns to South Africa with his family.

  • Outbreak of Boer War (1899-1901) in South Africa. Gandhi organizes an ambulance corps for the British.

  • Gandhi is arrested and sentenced to two months in prison.

  • Gandhi is arrested again, spends a month in jail.

  • Gandhi sails to England.

  • Gandhi returns home to India, and receives a hero's welcome.

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    Gandhi remains in prison.

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    Gandhi leads his Salt March to the sea.

  • Gandhi is arrested for sedition, and held without a trial.

  • World War II begins, lasting until 1945.

  • Congress leaders are arrested; Gandhi is imprisoned in the Aga Khan's palace

  • British Cabinet Mission publishes proposal for an Indian state, without partition; Jinnah and the Muslim League reject the proposal.

  • ndian independence becomes official, as does the partition into two countries, India and Pakistan

  • Gandhi is assassinated by Nathuram Vinayuk Godse, a Hindu nationalist.