Free sample essay on the biography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the magic man of Asia, an apostle of non-violence and preacher of truth, was born on October 2, 1869 at Porbandar (Gujarat). He belonged to a well-to-do family. He went to England to study Law and became a barrister. Then he returned to India and began to practice at the Mumbai High Court. But he was.