“We live in a wonderful world
that is full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.”
– Jawaharlal Nehru.
Born: 14 November 1889 Allahabad, United Provinces, British India
Died: 27 May 1964 (Age 74) New Delhi, India
An Indian statesman who was the first and longest-serving Prime Minister of India, from 1947 until 1964. One of the leading figures in the Indian independence movement, Nehru was elected by the Indian National Congress to assume office as independent India’s first Prime Minister, and re-elected when the Congress Party won India’s first general election in 1952. As one of the founders of the Non-Aligned Movement, he was also an important figure in the international politics of the post-war era.