Indira Gandhi

1917 - 1984

Indira Gandhi

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: [ˈɪndɪɾaː ˈɡaːndʱiː] (listen); née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Indira Gandhi has received more than 13,278,775 page views. Her biography is available in 120 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 322nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Indira Gandhi ranks 319 out of 14,801Before her are Salman of Saudi Arabia, Edward III of England, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Elagabalus, Dido, and Djoser. After her are Lyndon B. Johnson, Alcibiades, Constantine XI Palaiologos, Mustafa II, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Abdul Hamid I.

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Among people born in 1917, Indira Gandhi ranks 2Before her is John F. Kennedy. After her are Heinrich Böll, Arthur C. Clarke, I. M. Pei, Ella Fitzgerald, Eric Hobsbawm, Kenan Evren, Ilya Prigogine, Sidney Sheldon, Dean Martin, and Ernest Borgnine. Among people deceased in 1984, Indira Gandhi ranks 4Before her are Michel Foucault, Richard Burton, and Yuri Andropov. After her are Paul Dirac, François Truffaut, Johnny Weissmuller, Mikhail Sholokhov, Ed Gein, Ray Kroc, Marvin Gaye, and Martin Niemöller.

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In India

Among people born in India, Indira Gandhi ranks 12 out of 848Before her are Rabindranath Tagore (1861), Amitabh Bachchan (1942), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), and Jawaharlal Nehru (1889). After her are Vivien Leigh (1913), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), Nagarjuna (150), Shivaji (1627), Ānanda (-600), and Sathya Sai Baba (1926).


Among politicians born in India, Indira Gandhi ranks 4Before her are Ashoka (-304), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), and Jawaharlal Nehru (1889). After her are Shivaji (1627), Rama (null), Aurangzeb (1618), Jahangir (1569), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), and Alauddin Khalji (1266).

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