5 Facts You Must Know About Mahatma Gandhi

We all know Mahatma Gandhi as the man who led our country to freedom. But we know little about some smaller and more astonishing facts about his life. The following are 5 facts about Mahatma Gandhi that are mostly unknown:

He too had a nick name

We know his original name was Mohandas karamchand gandhi…his nick name was moniya.

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He got married at a young age of 13

He got married at the age of 13 to Kasturba who was 14, yes one year older bride than the groom.

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He danced and played musical instrument

Yes Mohanji learnt to dance while he was getting educated in London he also learned to play a violin.

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He used a set of false teeth

He used a set of false teeth but only while eating food.

circa 1945: Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948), Indian nationalist leader. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

circa 1945: Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948), Indian nationalist leader. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Noble prize and Gandhiji

He was nominated 5 times for Nobel prize for peace but didn’t win a single.

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