Aga Khan III
- (1877-1957) Hereditary ruler of the Muslim Ismaili sect
and general Muslim leader. Born into great power and wealth, the
Aga Khan supported the British in India, and founded the All-India
Muslim League in 1906.
- Prime Minister of England during World War II, and
an obdurate foe of Indian independence
- Gandhi's father, and a local politician. When Gandhi's
family sent him to England after Karamchand's death, it was with
the hope that he would follow in his father's footsteps.
Nathuram Vinayuk Godse
- A militant Hindu nationalist, and Gandhi's assassin
great Indian politician at the turn of the century, who befriended
Muhammed Ali Jinnah
- Head of the Muslim League, and founder of Pakistan.
He successfully demanded partition of India into Muslim and Hindu
countries, an idea to which Gandhi was fundamentally opposed.
- Gandhi's wife. They were married at the age of thirteen.
- The last Viceroy of India, he presided over the partition
of the subcontinent.
- An Indian nationalist leader and friend to Gandhi,
he became the first Prime Minister of India.
- A leader in the Indian National Congress and Gandhi's
ally, he was the father of Jawaharlal Nehru.
- Gandhi's mother. She died while he was in England.
Jain friend of Gandhi's, with whom he corresponded on matters of
religion in the 1890s
Afrikaner President of the Transvaal, and Gandhi's opponent in his
struggle against discrimination
Russian author whose works on pacifism had a profound effect on