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Jawaharlal Nehru

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Birthday
14, 1889
Birthplace
Allahabad, India
Death Date
May 27, 1964 (74)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1889
Birthplace
Allahabad, India
Death Date
May 27, 1964 (74)

About

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.

Trivia

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.

Associated With

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