Jawaharlal Nehru's daughter, who served as India's Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984. She was known for her political ruthlessness and went to war with Pakistan in support of the independence movement in East Pakistan.
She was India's first female prime minister and she was assassinated by Sikh extremists.
She was succeeded by Rajiv Gandhi as Prime Minister of India.
She was being taught by Swiss doctors when Nazis blew through Europe, interrupting her studies.
Her father was the first prime minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru.
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