The Life Of Gandhi

Timeline created by Brody Height
  • Gandhi is born

    Gandhi is born
    Near Bombay, Mahatma Gandhi was born
  • Gandhi is married at 13 years old

    Gandhi is married at 13 years old
    At only 13, Gandhi marries Kasturba
  • Gandhi goes to University College

    Gandhi goes to University College
    At 19 years old, Gandhi breaks barriers by going to University College
  • Gandhi returns to India

    Gandhi returns to India
    After finishing college, Gandhi returns to India
  • Gandhi goes to South Africa

    Gandhi goes to South Africa
    After being unsuccessful in Bombay, Gandhi goes to South Africa
  • Gandhi becomes first “colored” lawyer in South Africa

    Gandhi becomes first “colored” lawyer in South Africa
    Going to South Africa was the right choice for Gandhi. He found a job with the government
  • Gandhi creates an Ambulence Corps for the Boer War

    Gandhi creates an Ambulence Corps for the Boer War
    Not knowing how to help with his frail body, he creates an ambulence corps to help in the war
  • Gandhi begins peaceful revolution

    Gandhi begins peaceful revolution
    Thousands of Indians across India join Gandhi
  • Gandhi starts strikes

    Gandhi starts strikes
    Because of taxes and discrimination, Gandhi and his followers start civil disobedience
  • Gandhi is imprisoned twice

    Gandhi is imprisoned twice
    After strikes and boycotts, Gandhi is arrested
  • Gandhi is brutally shot

    Gandhi is brutally shot
    A Hindu extremist kills Gandhi after he tried to unite the Muslims and Hindus