#24 Overall Influence

Mahatma Gandhi

Pre-eminent leader of Indian nationalism during the British Raj

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist and political ethicist who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule and in turn inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā , first applied to him in 1914 in South Africa, is now used throughout the world.

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#51 World Rank
Literature
#53 World Rank
Communications
#100 World Rank
Philosophy