Vallabhbhai Patel

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Birthday
31, 1875
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 15, 1950 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1875
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 15, 1950 (75)

About

Indian lawyer and politician who served on the Indian National Congress and became a founder of the Republic of India. He helped lead the nation to independence and unity.

Before Fame

He began his career as a lawyer and subsequently became involved in organizing non-violent peasant protests against the policies of the British government in India.

Trivia

He served as both the first Indian Minister of Home Affairs and as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from 1947-1950.

Family Life

His daughter, Maniben Patel, and his son, Dahyabhai Patel, were both Indian political figures, freedom fighters, and activists.

Associated With

He served as Deputy Prime Minister under Jawaharlal Nehru.