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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964), prime minister of India

S. Gopal

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35191

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964), prime minister of India, was born in Allahabad on 14 November 1889, the eldest child of the lawyer and politician Motilal Nehru (1861–1931), and of his second wife, Swarup Rani. He had two younger sisters, the elder of whom was ...

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Subjects: Indian Politics

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