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5 Interesting Facts About Gandhi Ji - The Father of the Nation

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Mohandas K. Gandhi - also known as Mahatma Gandhi - is a very inspirational man and an important person of Indian history. In fact, he is often referred to the Father of the Nation. This Gandhi Jayanti, we bring you 5 interesting facts about Gandhi.

1. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize Five Times

2. Mahatma Gandhi inspired civil rights activists from around the world. One famous example includes Martin Luther King Jr.


3. 21 years after his death, Great Britain launched a stamp in his honour

4. Throughout his lifetime, Mahatma Gandhi walked 18 kilometres every day. This is enough to walk around the Earth twice.

5. Steve Jobs was a big fan of Mahatma Gandhi. In fact, Jobs' round glasses were inspired by Gandhi.

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