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Unformatted text preview: 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. Winston Churchill - Prime Minister of England during World War II, and an obdurate foe of Indian independence Karamchand Gandhi - 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 G.K. Gokhale - A great Indian politician at the turn of the century, who befriended Gandhi 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...
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.
- Fall '07