Personalities of people in the Indian independence struggle

When interpreting sources, it often helps to know a bit about who is writing or who is being written about. This helps to understand the nature of the source and the author’s personal viewpoint. This document is just something I made which has baisc descriptions about the main people involved (Gandhi, Jinnah, Nehru, Churchill, Mountbatten and more). 

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Personalities of Key Players in the Independence Struggle

When interpreting sources, it often helps to know a bit about who is writing or who is being written
about. This helps to understand the nature of the source and the author's personal viewpoint.


1) Mohandas Gandhi:
Born: 1869 ­ Gujarat
Political…

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3) Muhammad Ali Jinnah:
Born: 1875 Karachi
Political Actions: 1909 -1930 1935-1948
Occupation: Lawyer/ Leader of Muslim League/ Governor General
of Pakistan
Known For: Creation of Pakistan
Description:
Jinnah was very much and anglicised Indian. He studied law in England
and worked successfully as a lawyer for many years in…

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Personalities of other players in the independence struggle

The above show key players involved. However, it is good to know other people and other groups
of people as well as their attitudes and characteristics.

1) Lord Curzon ­ Early (11th) Viceroy of India
Curzon was passionate about the value of…

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