Figures & Events In Asian History. Learn about the most significant figures and events in Asian History, from the Opium Wars to the Salt March in this collection. Discover the milestones that shaped the continent and the people who made them happen.
There are various figures in the modern Asian history: Mahatma Gandhi- I hope that everyone knows his contribution towards India's independence which served as the nail in the coffin of imperialism and gave a new scope in the field of passive resistance.
Home China People Famous People From Ancient China. With the long history of China comes a long list of famous people, both men and women, whose deeds changed the time they were in and even the course of China's history. Their stories have ignited people's imaginations generation after generation, stirred up emotions and taught lessons about life.
Dalip Singh Saund made history in 1956 when he became the first Asian elected to Congress. Born in India in 1899, Saund came to the United States in 1920 to study at the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a doctorate degree in mathematics.