Jawaharlal Nehru

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Date of Birth November 14, 1889
Place of Birth Allahabad, India
Date of Death May 27, 1964 (74)
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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian independence activist, and subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement and served India as Prime Minister from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while Indian children knew him as Chacha Nehru. The son of Motilal Nehru, a prominent lawyer and nationalist statesman and Swaroop Rani, Nehru was a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge and the Inner Temple, where he trained to be a barrister. Upon his return to India, he enrolled at the Allahabad High Court and took an interest in national politics, which eventually replaced his legal practice. A committed nationalist since his teenage years, he became a rising figure in Indian politics during the upheavals of the 1910s.

Born: November 14, 1889, Allahabad, North-Western Provinces, British India, (present-day Uttar Pradesh, India)
Died: May 27, 1964, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Cause of death: Heart attack
Resting place: Shantivan
Political party: Indian National Congress
Children: Indira Gandhi
Parents: Pandit Motilal Nehru, Swarup Rani Nehru
Relatives: See Nehru–Gandhi family
Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A.), Inner Temple (Barrister-at-Law)
Occupation: Barrister, writer, politician
Civilian awards: Bharat Ratna (1955)
Monarch: George VI, (until 26 January 1950)
President: Rajendra Prasad, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Governor General: The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, (until 26 January 1950)
Deputy: Vallabhbhai Patel, (until 1950)
Preceded by: Position established, Himself as Vice President of the Executive Council
Succeeded by: Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)
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About Jawaharlal Nehru

First Prime Minister of India from 1947 to 1964 who is credited with transforming the newly independent India into a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic.

Before Fame

At age 13, he became a member of the Theosophical Society in India.

Achievement

He was imprisoned in 1942 for three years for declaring independence from Britain, which was India's colonial ruler at the time.

Family Life

He was married to Kamala Nehru from 1916 to 1936. His daughter, Indira Gandhi, was the third Prime Minister of India.

Associations

He participated in the Indian Independence Movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi.

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