Rajiv Gandhi

1944 - 1991

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Ratna Gandhi ( (listen); 20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the 1984 assassination of his mother, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to become the youngest Indian Prime Minister at the age of 40. Gandhi was from the politically powerful Nehru–Gandhi family, which had been associated with the Indian National Congress party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rajiv Gandhi has received more than 6,484,219 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,450th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Rajiv Gandhi ranks 2,434 out of 14,801Before him are Atossa, Emperor Shenzong of Song, Zhang Liang, Mario Monti, Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria, and Taishi Ci. After him are Pierre Trudeau, Senusret II, Radu cel Frumos, Menkauhor Kaiu, Emperor Taizong of Song, and Léon Bourgeois.

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Among people born in 1944, Rajiv Gandhi ranks 37Before him are Diana Ross, Vojislav Koštunica, Tony Scott, Françoise Hardy, Dzhokhar Dudayev, and Dietrich Mateschitz. After him are Rafic Hariri, Danny DeVito, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nick Mason, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, and Nguyễn Phú Trọng. Among people deceased in 1991, Rajiv Gandhi ranks 27Before him are Marcel Lefebvre, Margot Fonteyn, Max Frisch, Ragnar Granit, David Lean, and Martha Graham. After him are Tom of Finland, Oona O'Neill, Henri Lefebvre, Jean Tinguely, Stan Getz, and Leo Fender.

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Among people born in India, Rajiv Gandhi ranks 74 out of 848Before him are Aśvaghoṣa (80), Ramana Maharshi (1879), Razia Sultana (1205), Cliff Richard (1940), Harsha (590), and Sher Shah Suri (1486). After him are Rajendra Prasad (1884), Tukaram (1608), Vātsyāyana (300), Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775), Pervez Musharraf (1943), and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486).