Indira Gandhi Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Indira Gandhi (Indira Priyadarshini Nehru)

Last Updated: 07 Nov, 2023 | Views: 384

Age: 66

Profession: Politician

Famous For: 3rd Prime Minister of India

Higher Education: College Dropout

Indira Gandhi Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
19 Nov, 1917 (66 Years 11 Months 12 Days)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province
Uttar Pradesh

Birth District

Birth Sign



Died on
31 Oct, 1984

Cause of Death
Gun Shoot

Indira Gandhi Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was a well-known Indian politician and part of the Indian National Congress. When she was selected to serve as India's third prime minister in 1966, she became the nation's first and only female prime minister. Gandhi was the name of Jawaharlal Nehru's daughter, India's first prime minister. After her father, she served as prime minister of India for the second-longest periods, from January 1966 to March 1977 and once more from January 1980 till her assassination in October 1984. During Nehru's international travels, Gandhi was his chief of staff from 1947 to 1964.

In 1934: Indira attended school intermittently until matriculation, mostly at home with tutors.
In 1941: She was able to get into England, and after leaving she went back to India without finishing her studies at Oxford.
In 1950: Gandhi served as Congress's president.
In 1966: She was elected Congress legislative party leader after Shastri's death over Morarji Desai.
In 1967: In reaction to the People's Republic of China's Test No. 6, Gandhi approved the development of nuclear weapons.

Achievements and Awards:
In 1971: Gandhi was honored with the Bharat Ratna.
In 2011: Indira Gandhi got the Bangladesh Freedom Honour.
In 1985: Indira Gandhi awarded the annual Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration on her death anniversary in her memory.

Unknown Facts:
At the age of 12, Indira took the helm of the Vanar Sena, which eventually included 60,000 young revolutionaries who answered mail, manufactured flags, delivered messages, and posted information about protests during the Indian freedom movement.
In 1971, India's victory over Pakistan propelled Indira to the status of a nation's most respected and adored leader.

Indira Gandhi Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 163 cm
In Meters 1.63 m
In Feet & Inches 5'4"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 154 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color
Salt & Pepper

Indira Gandhi Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Jawaharlal Nehru

Mother's Name
Kamala Nehru

Feroze Gandhi

Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi

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