Jawaharlal Nehru Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jawaharlal Nehru (Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Chacha Nehru, Panditji)

Last Updated: 07 Nov, 2023 | Views: 397

Age: 74

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Writer

Famous For: 1st Prime Minister of India

Higher Education: Educated at home by a series of English governesses and tutors

Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
14 Nov, 1889 (74 Years 06 Months 13 Days)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province
Uttar Pradesh

Birth District

Birth Sign



Died on
27 May, 1964

Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Jawaharlal Nehru Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 
Jawaharlal Nehru, one of the known personalities in India was born on November 14, 1889, in Allahabad, India. Nehru was born to wealthy lawyer Swaroop Rani and prominent Indian independence leader Motilal Nehru. Brahmins from the Saraswat caste made up the Nehru family. When Nehru returned to India in 1912, he graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University. As part of his parents' arrangements, he married a Kashmiri businesswoman from Delhi in 1916, Kamala, who was 17 years old at the time. During his tenure as a political leader, he was guided by his mentor, Mohandas Gandhi. 

The year 1912: Marked their return to India of Nehru after graduating from Trinity College, Cambridge University.
In 1916: Nehru married Kamala Kaul. In 1917, their only daughter Indira was born. Despite Kamala's best efforts, the boy died after just one week of life.
From 1921 to 1945: He served a total of ten years in jail.
In 1929: Nehru drafted the policies of Congress and a future Indian nation.
In 1947: India gained independence under their leadership.
In 1949: A constitution for independent India was signed by Nehru. His public speaking skills were outstanding.

Awards & Achievements:
In 1955: Bharat Ratna

Unknown Fact:
A sheltered and uneventful childhood described by Nehru. Anand Bhavan, a palatial estate, was the home where he grew up in a wealthy environment.

Jawaharlal Nehru Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 kg
In Pounds 167 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Jawaharlal Nehru Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Motilal Nehru

Mother's Name
Swarup Rani Nehru

Kamala Kaul

Vijay Lakshmi Pandit, Krishna Hutheesing

Indira Gandhi

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