“Father of the Nation”, “Great Soul”, Mahatma Gandhi is known with various honorifics. The man who led the Indian Nationalist Movement came to be recognized worldwide for his ways of non-violence.
You must have read and heard about him a lot since childhood, but there are still things that might still surprise you! Check out these 10 facts about Mahatma Gandhi you might not know and prepare to be amazed by the great soul.
#1. He Got Married as a Teenager
Gandhi was married off at an age of 13 to Kasturba Makanji. The couple went on to have four sons.
#2. Man of the Year- 1930
Mahatma Gandhi was named as the Man of the Year by TIME Magazine in 1930. He was also the runner up for Time’s Person of the Century.