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Mahatma Gandhi: 40 Rare Photos You Must See

India | Getty Images | January 31, 2018, 9:00 am
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 Indian thinker, statesman and nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948), as a law student. (Image: Getty Images).

Indian thinker, statesman and nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948), as a law student. (Image: Getty Images).

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 Mahatma Gandhi when he was practising as an attorney in South Africa. He is seated in front of a window bearing his name, on the left is H S L Polak then his clerk. The woman is Miss Schlesin, a Russian. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi when he was practising as an attorney in South Africa. He is seated in front of a window bearing his name, on the left is H S L Polak then his clerk. The woman is Miss Schlesin, a Russian. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi as a young lawyer. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi as a young lawyer. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi arriving at No 10 Downing Street, London, for a conference with Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi arriving at No 10 Downing Street, London, for a conference with Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi reading his correspondance whilst living in seclusion after being released from prison. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi reading his correspondance whilst living in seclusion after being released from prison. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi talks to women of Darwen, Lancashire during his visit to England. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi talks to women of Darwen, Lancashire during his visit to England. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi and his wife meet film actor Charlie Chaplin at the home of Dr Katral in Canning Town, east London. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi and his wife meet film actor Charlie Chaplin at the home of Dr Katral in Canning Town, east London. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi arriving at Greenfield Mills, Darwin, Lancashire during his tour of Britain. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi arriving at Greenfield Mills, Darwin, Lancashire during his tour of Britain. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Members of the Indian National Congress on the dais at Haripura. From left to right, Seth Jamnalal Bajaj, Darbar Gopoldas Dasai, Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi) and Subhas Chandra Bose. (Image: Getty Images)

Members of the Indian National Congress on the dais at Haripura. From left to right, Seth Jamnalal Bajaj, Darbar Gopoldas Dasai, Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi) and Subhas Chandra Bose. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi when a young man in South Africa. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi when a young man in South Africa. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Indian spiritual leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known as the Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), speaks with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, president of the Indian National Congress in Haripura, during a political meeting. (Image: AFP)

Indian spiritual leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known as the Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), speaks with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, president of the Indian National Congress in Haripura, during a political meeting. (Image: AFP)

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 Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru with Mahatma Gandhi. (Image: PIB)

Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru with Mahatma Gandhi. (Image: PIB)

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 Indian nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) eating at his home, whilst living in seclusion after his release from prison by the British authorities. (Photo by Getty Images)

Indian nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) eating at his home, whilst living in seclusion after his release from prison by the British authorities. (Photo by Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi fasts in protest against British rule after his release from prison in Poona, India. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi fasts in protest against British rule after his release from prison in Poona, India. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi speaking at a rally. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi speaking at a rally. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi outside 10 Downing Street, London. He is in London to attend the Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi outside 10 Downing Street, London. He is in London to attend the Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi waiting for a car outside Bifla House, on his return from Rajkoy. Amongst the group with him are Pandit Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi waiting for a car outside Bifla House, on his return from Rajkoy. Amongst the group with him are Pandit Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi on the deck of a boat taking him from Boulogne, France, to Folkestone in England for a Round Table Conference. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi on the deck of a boat taking him from Boulogne, France, to Folkestone in England for a Round Table Conference. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi leaves the home of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of the Muslim League, en route to the Viceroy's Lodge in Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi leaves the home of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of the Muslim League, en route to the Viceroy's Lodge in Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi on his way by rickshaw to the Viceregal Lodge to meet the Viceroy of India. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi on his way by rickshaw to the Viceregal Lodge to meet the Viceroy of India. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi at the beginning of a fast. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi at the beginning of a fast. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi meets the Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten and his wife, at the Viceroy's House in New Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi meets the Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten and his wife, at the Viceroy's House in New Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru in conversation at the All-India Congress committee meeting. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru in conversation at the All-India Congress committee meeting. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi with Lord Listowel, Secretary of State for Burma, at Government House, New Delhi. Their meeting took place shortly after Gandhi's fast, taken in protest to violent disturbances in Calcutta. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi with Lord Listowel, Secretary of State for Burma, at Government House, New Delhi. Their meeting took place shortly after Gandhi's fast, taken in protest to violent disturbances in Calcutta. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, with a group of cheering well-wishers on a visit to London. (Image: Getty Images)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, with a group of cheering well-wishers on a visit to London. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi in 1931. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi in 1931. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi spinning in his cabin on board ship. Sir P Pattani rests beside him. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi spinning in his cabin on board ship. Sir P Pattani rests beside him. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi walking along the quayside at Boulogne to the boat for England, where he is to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi walking along the quayside at Boulogne to the boat for England, where he is to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi leading the Salt March in protest against the government monopoly on salt production. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi leading the Salt March in protest against the government monopoly on salt production. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi during the Salt March protesting against the government monopoly on salt production. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi during the Salt March protesting against the government monopoly on salt production. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi leaves the Presidency Jail in Calcutta after interviewing political prisoners. Gandhi is to discuss the possibility of their release with the Bengal government. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi leaves the Presidency Jail in Calcutta after interviewing political prisoners. Gandhi is to discuss the possibility of their release with the Bengal government. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi at a spinning wheel during a 'Charlea' demonstration in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi at a spinning wheel during a 'Charlea' demonstration in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi with his wife, shortly before his arrest for conspiracy. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi with his wife, shortly before his arrest for conspiracy. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Premier of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek with his wife, Soong May-ling, stand either side of Mahatma Gandhi after a meeting between Chiang Kai-shek and Gandhi to discuss matters of common concern to both India and China, in India. (Image: Getty Images)

Premier of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek with his wife, Soong May-ling, stand either side of Mahatma Gandhi after a meeting between Chiang Kai-shek and Gandhi to discuss matters of common concern to both India and China, in India. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi arrives at Simla to discuss the international situation with local Congress authorities and the Viceroy. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi arrives at Simla to discuss the international situation with local Congress authorities and the Viceroy. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi at Boulogne station with Mrs Sarojini Naidu, on the way to England to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi at Boulogne station with Mrs Sarojini Naidu, on the way to England to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi leaving Maor Ville, his Simla residence, during the Leaders Conference. He is helped to his car by his doctor Sushelia Nayyer, right, and Susila Ben, left, and accompanied by his private secretary Mr Piare Lal. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi leaving Maor Ville, his Simla residence, during the Leaders Conference. He is helped to his car by his doctor Sushelia Nayyer, right, and Susila Ben, left, and accompanied by his private secretary Mr Piare Lal. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mahatma Gandhi and George Lansbury with a group of London children. (Image: Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi and George Lansbury with a group of London children. (Image: Getty Images)

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 The niece of Mahatma Gandhi places flower petals on his brow as he lies in state at Birla House, New Delhi, after his assassination. Immediately after this picture was taken the procession left for the burning ghat on the banks of the river Jumna, where the cremation took place. (Image: Getty Images)

The niece of Mahatma Gandhi places flower petals on his brow as he lies in state at Birla House, New Delhi, after his assassination. Immediately after this picture was taken the procession left for the burning ghat on the banks of the river Jumna, where the cremation took place. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A signed portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian National Congress. He campaigned for tolerance and social reform and an end to discrimination against the so-called untouchable caste. He was assassinated by a Hindu nationalist in the violence that followed the partition of British India into India and Pakistan. (Image: Getty Images)

A signed portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian National Congress. He campaigned for tolerance and social reform and an end to discrimination against the so-called untouchable caste. He was assassinated by a Hindu nationalist in the violence that followed the partition of British India into India and Pakistan. (Image: Getty Images)