Charles Freer Andrews
Charles Freer Andrews was a Church of England priest. A Christian missionary, educator and social reformer in India, he became a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi and identified with the cause of India's independence. He was instrumental in convincing Gandhi to return to India from South Africa, where Gandhi had been a leading light in the Indian civil rights struggle. For his contributions to the Indian Independence Movement Gandhi named him Deenabandhu, or "Friend of the Poor".