MAHATMA GANDHI MEDIA AND RESEARCH SERVICE

Chronology of the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi (Ghandi)

1869-1887

1869

October

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born at Porbandar  (Gujarat/India)

1876

October

 

Attended primary school at  Rajkot till twelve years of age.
Betrothed to Kasturba.

1881

October

 

Entered Kathiawad High School. 
Married Kasturba Nakanji.

1884-85

October

 

Tried meat-eating, but  abandoned it to avoid deceiving elders. Father died, at the age of sixtythree.

1887

November

 

Passed matriculation  examination and joined Samaldas College at Bhavnagar (Gujarat/India).