Presdent Nelson Mandela of South Africa another former britsh colany also did non vilont protests he became the first african president in south africa. He retired from politics in 1999 and won a nobel peace price.
Gandhi had a great impact on Martin Luther King Jr including his view on jail time including saying we will change jail from a pit of shame to a protest of racial inequality. Very close to Gandhi's quote that jail is nessary for protest.
Gandhi or the father of india was a non violent protestor who commited Civil Disobedances including getting many people including him self getting salt from the ocean evan know it was taxed to get your own salt.