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Birthname: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Biography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:
1869 - Born on the 2nd of October in Porbandar, Gujarat, India. 1883 - Gandhi married Kasturba Makhanji after his parents arranged the marriage. 1888 - Went to University College London to train as a barrister and his first child Harilal Gandhi was born. 1892 - His wife gave birth to Manilal Gandhi,
his second child. 1894 - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi founded the Natal Indian Congress with him as the secretary. 1897 - His son Ramdas Gandhi was born. 1900 - Their fourth child was born and was named Devdas Dr. Zakir Hussain (8 February 1897 - 3 May 1969) (Hindi: ज़ाकिर हुसैन) (Urdu: زاکِر حسین), was the third President of India from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. He was the first elected Muslim president of India.
He was awarded the highest Indian national honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1963.
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|1 Early life and background |
|2 Career |
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Early life and background
Hussain was born in Kaimganj Etawah, India. His ancestors were among the Rohilla Pushtun tribes of Rohilkhand however, his roots linked to the Afridi Pushtun tribes pertaining to the mountainous region located at the border between Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan. His ancestors were the pukhtun soldiers who moved to Rohilkhand Northern India during the 18th century. His family had migrated to Hyderabad from Kaimganj, district Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh. His father died when he was ten years old, and his mother died in 1911 when he was fourteen years old. He attended Islamia High School, Etawah, and was... [continues]
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